♥ Keep us in your prayers as we celebrate 100 years!

Prayer of Preparation
for the Centennial Celebration
of St. Joseph Church

Gracious Father, who fills our land with rain and sunshine, with Aloha and joy. we lift up to You our hearts that are filled with gratitude as we begin the journey of celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the dedication of our beloved St. Joseph Church of Hilo.

It is You who have gathered us to become a Community of Disciples amid our ethnic diversities,who have known the warmth of Your embrace and loving guidance in the midst of the many storms and trials of life.

You have prepared us to be Stewards of the Gospel; helping us recognize our giftedness and learn how to put them into Your service.

Now arouse in us the desire to be true Witness to Jesus, through the Eucharist as the center of our lives, refected in the way we live and in the way we love one another. And with Your Spirit empowering us,and with the intercessions of Mary,our Mother and St. Joseph, our Patron and co-journeyer, may we only and always live in your love.
Amen.

 


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Interior St. Joseph Church, Hilo



MISSION STATEMENT

Centered on the Word of God and the Eucharist we gather as a Parish and School Community. Together as disciples of Jesus Christ we seek fullness of Life.

Blessed with diversity of cultures, and gifted with the spirit of Aloha, we pledge to become stewards of our time, talent and treasure by sharing our heritage and our faith and commit ourselves to the full development of all people.

With Saint Joseph as our patron we offer our gift of self for the greater glory of God.

 

sj  ministry Leaders

On August 15, 2015 ministry leaders gathered at the St. Joseph Parish Congress to ratify the Parish Pastoral Strategic Plan for the next five years.