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
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Religious Education News
Contact Jennifer Willeke for questions. Contact information is located in the bulletin.
Anointing of the Sick
Last weekend of the Month after each Mass.
July 24 & 25
Considering Biblical or Catechetical school this fall?
Offered by St. John Vianney Lay Division, in-person and online courses are available for the upcoming year.
Beginning next week and through the month of August, various information sessions will be available for new or prospective students to see what is offered.
Pick up a brochure or visit: sjvlaydivision.org
The Sunday and Holy Day Obligation to attend Mass has been restored on Pentecost, Sunday, May 23. We will continue to take practical steps to maintain a safe and healthy environment for the celebration of Mass.
Our livestream Mass will be discontinued.
For home-bound or ill parishioners, please watch Mass through the Archdiocese of Denver YouTube Channel or EWTN.
Archbishop's Catholic Appeal
Help grow HOPE, EDUCATION and FAITH through a donation to the Archbishop’s Catholic appeal.
Visit www.archden.org/givetoday or call 303-867-0614.
St. Joseph's ACA Goal: $14,522
% of Goal: 74.9%
Paid to date: $10,795
Thank you for your support!
Catholic Adult Education Classes
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. in the church basement.
Hope to see you there!
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!
The schedule is posted in the weekly bulletin.
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.