Welcome to the Website of St Joseph & St Catherine of Siena

Welcome to the website for St Catherine and St Joseph parishes, in Lisbon and Woodsville, NH! We are glad that you found us! If you are new to the area or visiting, we hope that our website will serve to give you all the information you need to come and worship with us. If you’ve been away from the faith for some time, we hope that you will find a warm and welcoming community at our parishes. At St Joseph’s and St Catherine’s, we are committed to truly living out the fullness of our beautiful and life-giving Catholic faith. This is done primarily through the Word and Sacraments, through our study and prayer, and through the interactions of our people with one another.

We are two rural community parishes which means we really become a big family. We are blessed to have a good representation of all ages and walks of life between our two communities. It is not unusual to see members banding together to help someone in a time of difficulty. In these varied and small ways we seek to image Jesus Christ and we seek to live out our call to be His disciples. If you are in the area, come and join us at mass, or adoration, or one of the talks or classes given. Please be sure to introduce yourself.

 Mass Intentions June 25, 2022 – July 3, 2022 

St. Joseph
Sat. June 25 The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary 
9AM Intentions of Roger Tancrede and Family  
Sat. June 25 Vigil of the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
5PM Louise Brady, Cathy Steel, Al Dolan, David Golob, and Lorraine Demers By the Cataldo Family  
Sun. June 26 Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary time  
7:15AM Intentions of Roger Tancrede and Family  
10:45AM Mary Jeanne Weller By Rose Bailey
Wed. June 29 Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles
5PM For the Intentions of Roger Tancrede and Family  
First Fri. July 1 Weekday/St. Junipero Serra, Priest  
9AM Faye Whitcombe By Felicia Darling  
First Sat. July 2 Weekday/BVM  
9AM Holy Souls in Purgatory By A Parishioner  
Sat. July 2 Vigil of the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
5PM 22nd Birthday Blessings for Therese Cataldo By the Cataldo Family 
Sun. July 3 Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
7:15AM For the People of Our Parishes  
10:45AM Randy McLaughlin By Colleen Overbey

St. Catherine 
Sun. June 26 Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  
9AM For the People of Our Parishes
Thu. June 30 Weekday/The First Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church
9AM Mary Baillargeon By the Cataldo Family  
Sun. July 3 Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
9AM For the Intentions of Carol Wharton   

Upcoming Second Collections:
June 26th Peter’s Pence  
July 3 Youth Ministry
July 10th Fuel and Maintenance

WEEKLY OFFERING . . . Stewardship Giving of Time, Talent and Treasure in gratitude for all of God’s gifts. 
Thank you for your generosity! 
Thank you also for those who make up envelopes!

Collections for June 19, 2022 

St. Joseph 
Offertory: $1,195.00
Vanco Online Giving: $297.11 
Total: $1,492.11
Fuel & Maintenance: $64.00
Building Improvement: $604.00
St. Catherine 
Offertory: $350.00
Vanco Online Giving: $30.00 
Total: $380.00
Building Improvement: $210.00

ANNOUNCEMENTS

We are looking for another Offertory Counter Volunteer. If you are interested, please call the Office: (603) 747-2038.

Save the Date! Sunday, August 7th will be our Annual Parish Picnic! All are invited to attend.

Sunday, July 10th at 10:45am will be a Special Mass for High School Graduates followed by a light Reception. All are invited to attend.

Congratulations to our graduates! 
High School: 
Emma Schulze, Anna Roy, Eric Cadreact,  
Maddie Roy, Sammy Sarkis, Michael Maccini,  
Luke Britton, and Leah Krull. 
8th Grade: Jillian Roy
Eli Vasconcelos, and Gabe Roy. 
6th Grade: Lucy Roy, and DeeDee Roy

The Consecration and Enthronement to the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary will be on Saturday, June 25th following the 9am Mass.

Congratulations to Coleton Locke, son of Randy Locke, Jr. and Megan Locke, who  was Baptized last week. May God bless  him and family!

We are accepting ongoing donations of summer clothes and non-perishable food items for the Philippines. Please place them in the box at the back of church. Alyn and Michael Alais, organizers of the recent and ongoing collection of donations are extremely thankful for your generosity! 
I see first-hand the work they both put into this huge effort, ensuring that all donations are sorted, packaged and sent with love. Questions? Contact Carol Wharton at: (603) 838-6605 or cwharton6@gmail.com for more details. 

Pro-Life Corner: 
Abortion stops a beating heart! 
“Bloodshed follows bloodshed” (Hosea 4:2).   
Reflection: If a mother has the right to choose to kill her innocent, unwanted child, why doesn’t the child have the right to kill her innocent, unwanted mother? The deadly “logic” of putting choice above life endangers everyone. The “right to die” movement has nothing to do with people wanting to die. It has everything to do with people wanting to kill others whom they believe would be better off dead.
Prayer: Lord, I affirm today the primacy of life over choice. May every choice be guided and guarded by  the immeasurable value of life. Amen   
https://www.priestsforlife.org/pro-life-reflections/

For all Religious Education and Youth Group Enrollment forms, and also Lector, Servers and Eucharistic Ministers Schedules. Please go to the Ministries Page and/or the Parish Registration Page

!!!!! Check Photos out on the Photo Page!!!!

Click here to view the following and other announcements in this weeks  bulletin: items in green print are still current

  • World Wide Marriage Encounter
    • For more information, call Stephen & Michelle O’Leary at 800-710-9963 or visit them at https://wwmema.org/.
  • Vocation Awareness: If you are considering a vocation to the priesthood or consecrated life, call Father Mathew Mason 663-0132 or write: mmason@rcbm.org