7:00 p.m. Vigil Mass, St. Joseph (Akron, CO)
8:00 a.m. St. Joseph (Akron)
5:30 p.m. Tuesday, St. Joseph (Akron)
7:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph, (Akron)
Excluding Holy Days & Holidays
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is offered regularly at the following times or by appointment.
8:00 p.m. Saturday following Mass (Akron)
7:00 a.m. Sunday before Mass (Akron)
30-minutes before weekday Mass
Religious Education News
Religious Education (RE) Classes are currently cancelled until further notice.
Sacraments of First Reconciliation, Confirmation, and First Communion are postponed indefinitely.
Please teach your children at home, & pray together with them. Remember that Formed.org also has great videos for children. Click here to sign up for your free gift subscription to FORMED. Our parish gift to you.
Confirmation & First Holy Communion
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6:15 p.m.
Confirmation & First Holy Communion 2020
Sunday, September 27, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Mass
Religious Education has begun!
Classes started Sunday, September 13, 2020.
See the bulletin for details.
Note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, there will be no parish breakfast.
Box of Joy
Box of Joy is a Cross Catholic Outreach program that provides the story of Jesus along with Christmas gifts to less fortunate children around the world.
With your help we hope to fill 50 Boxes of Joy. Please contact Madelyn. See 9/20/20 bulletin for details.
Updated Guidance for Public Masses
For instructions, click here
St. Joseph in Akron celebrates 100 years
When Father Marek Ciesla celebrates Sunday Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Akron, the community is deeply connected — not just in the prayers and responses, but in the […]
[Read the full story here in the Denver Catholic]
Assisted Suicide & the Sacraments
Beginning in 2017, it is legal for Colorado doctors to write a suicide prescription for a consenting person who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness with six months or less to live.
As disciples of Our Lord, we know that suicide is a rejection of life, which is a gift from God. As we encounter loved ones who are considering Physician-Assisted Suicide (PAS), here are guidelines developed by the Colorado bishops on how to address this critical end-of-life issue in the context of our Catholic faith.
Archbishop's Solemn Promise
Archbishop Samuel Aquila made a solemn promise to the people of northern Colorado to be as transparent as possible about its handling, prevention, and response policies in regards to the sexual abuse of minors and misconduct. Learn more at: archden.org/promise
Lay Volunteer Schedule
At our parish we depend on a variety of individuals to make our liturgies a success. Thank you for volunteering!
No schedule at this time
St. Joseph, 551 W. 6th Street, Akron, CO
West from US HWY 34 Travel East on US Hwy 34 from Brush, CO about 25 miles.. Turn left onto Custer Avenue. Turn left onto W. 6th Street, and St. Joseph's Catholic Church will be on the right just past Delta Ave.
Saint Joseph Catholic Church
551 W. 6th Street
Akron, Colorado 80720
(Email) Pastor firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday & Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
After Hours Emergency Numbers
In case of illness, hospitalization, or sudden death, call the Parish Office immediately at (970) 345-6996 or St. Mary's in Brush at (970) 842-2216.
Alternatively contact St. Helena's in Fort Morgan at (970) 867-2885 or St. Anthony's in Sterling at (970) 522-6422.