St. Joseph Catholic Church at 109 N. Meadow Ave., Laredo, TX 78040 US - Home
Welcome to Our Church
The parish of St. Joseph seeks to be a faith-filled community living the message of Jesus Christ. We are a people of God gathered together to celebrate the Eucharist, to serve one another and to give service to the community by providing spiritual growth, faith formation and outreach ministries to all God's children. We try to create a parish community where all will feel called to participate fully, knowing that on earth God's work must truly be our own.
In Christ love,
Fr. Leszek J. Waclawik, Parish Priest
BIENVENIDO A LA IGLESIA DE SAN JOSE EN LAREDO, TX
La comunidad de San Jose se esfuerza por vivir en mensaje de Jesuscristo. Se reune en las celebraciones de la Santa Misa y otros sacramentos, practica varias devociones. Organiza cursos y talleres de formacion de la fe de sus participantes. Trata de llegar a todos sus miembros con la Buena Nueva: ninos, jovenes, adultos y ancianos.
Ojala y usted se sienta muy bienvenido aqui,
Padre Leszek Waclawik, Parroco
BAPTISMS / BAUTISMOS
Third Sunday of the month after 12:00 Noon Mass. Parents must make necessary arrangements in advance. Baptismal preparation classes on Friday before the 3rd Sunday at 8:00 PM in CCD Building. GENERAL NORMS FOR BAPTISM 1. The parents of the child must be registered members of our parish at ...
Catholic Poetry - A Faithful Utterance
Today: Volunteers - In the end, death comes for us all; no need to step forward.
God bless and enjoy my poetry,
Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina has been elected Pope.
The new Pontiff, who chose the name Pope Francis, is the first Latin American every to become Roman Pontiff, and the first Jesuit.
The Argentine cardinal was elected on the 5th ballot of the conclave, ...
What color is God's skin
Deacon Oliver Washington’s experience of being black and Catholic.
From his decision to convert to Catholicism to entering the diaconate, Oliver Washington’s faith has shaped his life – overcoming obstacles that included racism. Read about his journey in the Catholic Church.
They are not 'illegals'
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My Life as a Priest
What is life like as a priest? What do these men think and feel about their lives? FAITH talked to two long-time pastors and Bishop Mengeling about being priests - their biggest joys, sorrows, favorite moments and even meals.
In the Know with Father Joe
Dear Fr. Joe: What is a mortal sin? If I commit one, do I automatically go to hell?
Part 4: How to Be a Dynamic and Evangelizing Parish
Two very different parishes show what it takes to be both energetic and spiritual.
Trinity Sunday [C] 2013
GIRLS and the FOOD STRUGGLE
During my freshman year in college, I set out to lose about ten pounds. What began as a simple plan to get fit spiraled into a dangerous obsession. Somehow I became so compulsive about exercising and dieting that I developed an eating disorder called anorexia...
California Catholic Lobby Day
Each year California Catholics gather in Sacramento to speak with their elected officials about issues of concern to the Church. This effort is ...
Pope Recalls Tragedy Of Refugees, Reaffirming That Church Always Calls For Human Dignity To Be Protected