St. Joseph Parish Christian Service Commission meets on the first Wednesday of the months September, through June; 10:00 am- 12 noon in the conference room in the main office corridor. Sub-committees of the commission are Justice and Peace, Disability Concerns, Health Advocacy, Parish Services, Life Issues, and Legislative Concerns. Annual standing projects and events also include the Food Basket Ministry (covers all collections of goods for distribution besides food), adoption of JOM families for food baskets and presents at the Holidays, the Advent Sharing Tree, the June Baby Shower for Catholic Charities and our Gabriel Project, and three Fund-raising Dinners.

If you are interested on being an active member of this Commission or would like to work on a committee of interest, please contact:

Faith Weber
248-446-8700 ext 104
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Director of Christian Service

Life Issues


Susan Janeczek Chair  248-231-4576

 To address and act on those issues which have an impact on the dignity of human life.


  • Bingo Ministry
  • Respect Life Month & Awareness
  • Gabriel Project
  • Ecology Issues
  • Jail and Oureach Ministry (JOM) in Pontiac
  • Advent Sharing Tree and CC Baby Shower


Bingo Ministry: Pat Luther Chair 248-437-7489
Prizes are always needed for the Bingo Prize Cart at the Whitmore Lake-based convalescent home. Canned potato chips, jewelry, men's and women's colognes, full-sized toiletries, and boxes of candy bars would be great. Quarters are always appreciated, too, for the center's vending machines. If you would like more information on volunteering at the Regency Convalescent Home, please call Pat Luther at 248-437-7489.


Justice and Peace

To promote, through goals, objectives, and action steps, the themes of Catholic Social Teaching by infusing them in the life of the Parish.

  • CRS Rice Bowl Collection
  • CROP Hunger Walk
  • International Month of Peace and Peace Pole
  • St. Dominic's Community Urban Outreach
  • Food Basket Ministry including the holiday family adoption
  • PAX Christi membership


Disability Concerns

Elaine Young Chair 248-859-3099

To assist members of the Parish to welcome and include persons with disabilities and their families into Parish life and to sensitize the Parish to the gifts and needs of the disabled

  • Alzheimer's Disease Awareness
  • Enhance Fitness Program (twice weekly exercise)
  • Holiday Cookie Sale for Disabled Youth
  • Veteran's Hospital Collections
  • Senior Concerns


Parish Services

To facilitate the Parish respose of support, hospitality, resource and/or condolence for people in need.

  • St. Vincent de Paul referrals and fund-raising Parish Dinners to raise awareness & funds
  • Active Faith Community Services
  • Emergency Help: food, gas & community referrals
  • Vicariate Networking
  • Monthly Senior Potluck lunches


St. Joseph Parish Society of St. Vincent de Paul
You may know the Society as the Sunday morning Doughnut and Coffee Hosts, but did you also know that they contribute to charitable organizations in the area, help qualified individuals with rent and utilities, and support St. Dominic Community Outreach in Detroit to name only a few of their outreach projects. All parishioners are welcomed to join our society or volunteer for individual projects. If you are interested, please call Gary Radomski, Director of Christian Service, 248-446-8700.


Legislative Concerns

Pat Paris 248-437-8849

To promote legislative action by putting Catholic Social Teaching before the Parish at large.

  • Legislative Speakers & Workshops;
  • E-mail, phone-ins & letters for action;




Health Advocacy

Joni Castelli Chair 248-505-8266

To provide a network of Parish health care information and support and to make the Parish sensitive to legislative health issues.

  • Capernaum Health Clinic, and ecumenical free dental and health clinic in South Lyon
  • Parish Nurses
  • Drug & Alchohol Awareness
  • Blood Drives
  • Blood Pressure Screenings as scheduled


Mass Schedules

Weekend Mass
Saturday at 5:00 PM
Sunday at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:00 Noon

Weekday Mass
Tuesday at 7:00 PM
Wednesday & Friday at 9:00 AM

Holy Day Mass as Published

Sacraments And Pastoral Concerns

Sacrament of Baptism
The sacrament of baptism is ordinarily celebrated on the second and fourth Sundays of the month following the 12:00 Noon Mass. Please call the Parish Office at 248-446-8700, at least two months in advance in order to make arrangements. There is a required Baptismal prep class which is normally offered on the second Monday of each month. Please call the Parish
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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
(RCIA) is the process whereby new members are initiated into the Catholic Church through the sacraments of baptism, confirmation and eucharist, and baptized Catholics may complete their initiation. For information, call Brian Roberts, Director of Outreach Ministries Ext. 113..
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Sacrament of Marriage
Please call the Parish Office at least 6 months before the proposed marriage dates in order to arrange for the necessary preparation. An appointment is necessary before a wedding date may be scheduled.
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Order of Christian Funerals
At the time of death, contact the funeral home of your choice. The funeral home will then contact
Saint Joseph Parish.
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Registration in the Parish:
You may come to the parish office or call 248-446-8700, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:30 AM and 5:00 PM.
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Interpeter for Hearing Impaired at 5:00 PM Mass on the third Saturday of each Month.