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
Confirmation & First Communion
Mass, May 2 at 8:00 a.m. - Confirmation/First Communion Mass
Contact Jennifer Willeke for questions. Contact information is located in the bulletin.
2020 Parish Contribution Statements
If one is needed, please drop a note in the collection basket, leave a message on the answering machine, or email your request. Thank you.
Altar Server Class - 3rd & 4th Graders
May 16 & May 23 after 8am Mass
Kids should plan on attending both weekends.
Altar Servers are encouraged to go for a refresher, especially since COVID prevented a year of serving.
Parish Breakfast hosted by Youth Group
Sunday, May 23 after Mass
Youth group invites all parishioners to attend the parish breakfast. There will be a free-will offering to support youth retreats this year.
Encounter the Risen Jesus
Join Archbishop Aquila
Weekly starting Easter Tuesday, April 6
Archbishop Aquila is releasing a guide to help all of the faithful of the Archdiocese of Denver pray daily with key Scripture passages throughout the whole Easter season.
Discover more at archden.org/easter2021
Archbishop's Catholic Appeal
Help grow HOPE, EDUCATION and FAITH through a donation to the Archbishop’s Catholic appeal which supports more than 40 ministries that daily answer the needs of our neighbors.
To make an immediate impact on our faith community visit www.archden.org/givetoday or call 303-867-0614.
St. Joseph's ACA Goal: $14,522
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!
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.