St. Joseph Church



1802 Tulane Avenue New Orleans, Louisiana 70112(504) 522-3186
The Church is open 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday.


PASTORAL STAFF

Pastor: Rev. Perry F. Henry, C.M.
Pastoral Associate: Fr. Hyacinth Okafor, C.M.
Pastoral Minister: Sr. Janet Wolf, D.C.
Feed Jesus: Sr. Vera Butler, P.B.V.M.
Feed Jesus: Christine Jackson
Deacon: Adrian Schwartzmann
Music Director: Chris Barrilleaux, MA
Parish Secretary: Vonnie Hance
Housekeeper: Rosemary McDonald
Plant Manager: Larry Clark

Parish business office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.
Some staff members are on duty until 5 P.M.




CONTENTS

THE CHURCH
St. Joseph Catholic Church is the largest church in the South and one of the largest churches in the nation. Everything about it speaks of grandeur and massiveness. . . . .
HISTORY
Built by Irish and German immigrants between 1869 and 1892, St. Joseph Church was named for the patron saint of Sicilian Catholics and soon attracted the city's many Italian immigrant families. . . . .
BRIDE'S DELIGHT
Weddings at St. Joseph Church are a common occurence. The massive church, which boasts a main aisle 12 feet wide and 150 feet long, is called "A Bride's Delight". Guidelines . . . .
MASS SCHEDULE
The schedule of Masses for Sundays, weekdays, Holy Days of Obligation. . . . . .
ST. JOSEPH ALTAR
This old tradition at St. Joseph Church, absent since the late 70's, has been enthusiastically revived. . . . .
WELLNESS CENTER
With this new facility, St. Joseph Church is now providing limited medical care for the homeless, and monthly blood pressure screening for parishioners. . . . .
ADVOCACY
St. Joseph Church has established programs with a full time staff to address the issues of poverty and homelessness, and to serve those in need . . . . .
ANSWER THE CALL
You can be a part of the outreach program at St. Joseph Church as a volunteer worker, a donor, or as an advocate for ending homelessness and poverty. . . . .


Please direct comments and questions to:

St. Joseph Church
1802 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112

(504)522-3186
or e-mail:
stjoseph@bellsouth.net




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