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306 Iowa, PO Box 165, Olpe, KS 620-475-3326
Parish email:
Facebook: “St. Joseph Catholic Church”
Fr. Brandon Farrar, Parochial Administrator
Fr. Ratna Swamy Nannam MSFS, Parochial Vicar
February 10, 2019 – Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Celebration of the Eucharist: Reconciliation: Saturdays @ 4:30 PM

Saturday @ 5:00 PM Baptisms/Anointing of Sick/Counseling AND
Sunday @ 8:30 AM Marriages/Annulments: – contact Rectory
Sunday mass at St. Mary’s (Hartford) – 10:30 AM

St. Joseph Parish Contacts:

Accounting/Office Adm: Laurie Schmidt 475-3326
(office hours - Wednesdays/Fridays 9-12 )
Bulletin deadline-TUESDAY @ NOON Sat. 02/09 5:00 pm For the people of our parish
Sun. 02/10 8:30 am +Helen Windle
Altar Society: Carolyn Cole 340-3766 Mon. 02/11 NO MASS
Cemetery: Terry Taylor 340-5062 Tues. 02/12 5:00 PM +Leonard Redeker
Family Life Ministry: Kay Schmidt 475-3767 Wed. 02/13 7:30 am +John & Lucille Trear
Finance Council Brian Schmidt 475-3767
Thur. 02/14 7:30 am +John Blaufuss
Funeral Dinners: Linda Dieker 475-3567
Knights of Columbus: Brian Flott 343-9241 Fri. 02/15 7:30 am For the people of our parish
Outreach Arlene Redeker 475-3414 Sat. 02/16 5:00 pm For the people of our parish
Pastoral Council: Diana Kuhlmann 475-3784 Sun. 02/17 8:30 am +Charles Lutz
Religious Ed: Rose Redeker 475-3403
MASS OPENINGS: We are now booking masses through June
(Father Swamy will be gone during May, thus no morning
Masses). Please stop by the rectory during office hours, email,
or call and leave a message. THANK YOU!!


Mary D Brinkman, Montana Cole, Paul Frizell, Dave Goodell, The Andrew Haag family, Leonarda Henderson, Sharon Lake, Evelyn
Musick, Benedict Nannam (Father Swamy father), Bev Schaefer, Jim Wecker, Sonny Wendling, & all battling cancer.
United States Army: SFC Matthew S. Richter, Sgt. Austin Burenheide, Pvt. Johnnie Bell, Captain Jacob Haag, Pvt. Brandon Raybourn
Air Force: Master Sgt. Andrew Stevenson Marines: Lt. Colonel James Bechtel Navy: Robert King

Plate $ 127.00
Envelopes 1,851.00 (44)
Mark your calendars……
Leaven 596.00 (31) Feb. 13 “A Chocolate Touch” – 7:00 PM – SJS basement
Capital Impr. 70.00 CCD – 7 PM
TOTAL ……… $2,644.00 Feb. 19 Blood pressure/sugar screening at plaza
w/bingo – 10:30 AM
THANKS! As a reminder, LEAVEN payments of $18 Feb. 20 Parent meeting-2nd grade – 7 PM – Church
are due in February and SOCIAL SUPPORT OF $30 is Feb. 23 First Reconciliation – 10:00 AM
due in March. Envelopes for both of these are in
your packets. Thanks so much to our faithful and
generous supporters!
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
Servers: Jed and Brody Cole Servers: Eli and Grace Markowitz
Lector: Jana Redeker Lector: Donna Bolen
Ministers: Dorothy Blaufuss, Clare Spellman, Ministers: Donna Bolen, Greg & Trish Markowitz
Melanie Kerwin
Gift Bearers: Jana Redeker Gift Bearers: Carol Soyez family
Sacristan: Michael Dieker

UPDATED PHONE NUMBERS NEEDED, PLEASE! We are updating parish contact information and kindly request
your phone information IF you have disconnected your land line or changed phone numbers in the past several
years. You may do so by emailing or calling the church office and leaving a message


2nd Annual “Chocolate Touch” is Coming! ALL parish members age

60+ are invited to the Chocolate Touch this Wednesday Feb 13 at 7:00-8:10 in
school basement to work with 1st and 2nd graders of CCD to make Valentines for
our friends in the area nursing homes. Please come enjoy some chocolate and some
good company with our CCD students! We would Love to have you join us to help
brighten someone’s day with homemade Valentines.!

*** Parent Reconciliation meeting for Parents of CCD 2nd graders has been changed to Wednesday Feb. 20th
at 7:00 p,m at the Church. Reconciliation has been moved to Saturday, Feb 23rd at 10:00 am with a short
reception following afterward. Also, please remember to turn in the sheet that was sent home last week
indicating who your child's special partner is for First Communion at our next CCD class on Feb. 13th. Kay
Schmidt 340-5638

To date, St. Joseph has contributed $3,155 of our $12,740.17 goal. That includes 34 of 195
households registered in our parish. “Each year during this campaign, we pause and consider all the
good that is done because we give; the homeless are sheltered, the elderly are cared for, our
seminarians are prepared for future ministry, to name just a few. Your commitment will help ensure
that someone is always loved and never alone.” This is our in-pew appeal weekend. If you have not
received a card, please take one from the bench and drop in collection basket or mail. THANKS!

LOOKING FOR SOMEONE….. to help split/share the 8-9 PM time slot for Adoration on
Wednesdays. Please contact Beth Schmidt at 475-3575 or Sally Pargman at 475-3555.
Prayerfully consider coming to Adoration on a regular basis and leave your worries at the
doorstep. Adoration hours are between 8am to 10pm every Wednesday. ALSO, Adoration will
be moved back to the church chapel next Wednesday, February 17.