Bible Readings for the Week of May 31, 2020
Monday - Gn 3:9-15, 20, Ps 87:1-3, 5-7, Jn 19:25-34
Tuesday - 2Pt 3:12-15a, 17-18, Ps 90:2-4, 10, 14, 16, Mk 12:13-17
Wednesday - 2Tm 1:1-3, 6-12, Ps 123:1b-2, Mk 12:18-27
Thursday - 2Tm 2:8-15, Ps 25:4-5b, 8-10, 14, Mk 12:28-34
Friday - 2Tm 3:10-17, Ps 119:157, 160-161, 165-166, 168, Mk 12:35-37
Saturday - 2Tm 4:1-8, Ps 71:8-9, 14-15b, 16-17, 22, Mk 12:38-44
Sunday - Ex 34:4b-6, 8-9, (Ps) Dn 3:52-55, 2Cor 13:11-13, Jn 3:16-18
St. Joseph Catholic Church, along with Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church sponsor the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) program for adults interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith. Meetings begin in September. If you know of someone who is inquiring about the Catholic Church, please encourage them to contact the parish office at 419-683-2015 or Kim Legge at 419-683-4438. One of the greatest gifts we can share with another person is the gift of faith!
Thank you Bishop Thomas for celebrating Mass with us!
A Holy Hour will be prayed every Tuesday in St. Joseph Church from
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please come and
pray the rosary and other prayers for our beloved country.
Father Chris will live stream Mass on Facebook, for anyone who would like to pray at home? They can watch the parish Facebook page for dates and times. Anyone can access this.
It isn’t necessary to have a Facebook account.
Diocese of Toledo Safe Environment Program in Full Compliance with USCCB Norms. Each year, the Diocese of Toledo is required to undergo an audit to ensure that it is in compliance with the articles of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. Bishop Daniel Thomas is pleased to announce that, for the fiscal year 2018-2019, the Diocese was found to be in full compliance with the requirements in the Charter. The Diocese of Toledo remains committed to ensuring the protection of children and providing a safe environment for all young people. If you have any knowledge of abuse that has been committed by a cleric, or any employee or volunteer of the Catholic Church, please report the abuse to your local police department, Child Protection Services, and Mr. Frank DiLallo, Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator. Mr. DiLallo can be reached at (419) 214-4880 or by mail at 1933 Spielbusch Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43604.
St. Joseph Church invites you to come home.
Scrip Gift Cards are sold on Sundays after the 7 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Mass
in the Parish Office.
Go to the ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL page on this website to view and download these files.
St. Joseph School
Parish Kroger Rewards,
Scrip Order Form,
Scrip Vendor List
email Kristen Wozniak at
call at 419-569-3777
Another Great Reason to send your child/ren to St. Joseph Crestline
St. Joseph’s School in Crestline is piloting an afterschool enrichment program that focuses on the academic enrichment and spiritual growth of the participants. S.T.R.E.A.M.S. is an acronym for Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art, Math, and Spanish. For more information Click HERE
includes Lector, Extra-Ordinary Ministers, Greeters, Gift Bearers, Ushers & Servers
All Are Welcome for Eucharistic adoration
Every Thursday (except on special occasions) from
1 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. the school children and
teachers go to St. Joseph Church for Eucharistic adoration. It is a break in the day that allows for peace and clarity.
The children will be lead in a reflection to help them to love Jesus always.
All are welcome to join them in this time of prayer and Catholic identity. The more we love Jesus, the happier we will be. Amen.
St. Joseph is looking into the repair and refurbishment of the remaining stained glass windows that were not included in the initial phases of the Church interior work.
For information on "adopting" a window for refurbishment, please contact Father Chris Bohnsack at 419-683-2015.
St. Joseph, Crestline,
After-School Enrichment Program
Fr. Chris assigned to
St. Mary of Assumption in Van Wert
Our Pastor, Fr. Chris Bohnsack, has been assigned to St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in Van Wert effective July 1. The parish has a school, Kindergarten through sixth grade. This will be the fourth time Fr. Chris will use Route 30 to go to a new assignment. Van Wert is about 20 minutes from Delphos- St. John Parish, which is where Fr. Chris was before he came to St. Joseph and Sacred Heart Parishes. Fr. Chris hopes to celebrate some Masses with you before he moves to Van Wert.
The new Pastor for St. Joseph and Sacred Heart Parishes is Fr. Jeff Smith. You should have no problem pronouncing his last name. Fr. Smith comes from St. Joseph and St. Ann Parishes in Fremont. He was ordained in 2016 and his new assignment is effective July 1. This is Fr. Smith's first assignment as a Pastor. Let us pray for Fr. Chris and Fr. Jeff as they prepare for their new assignments!
St. Corona, Pray for Us!
At this time a Parish Offertory Online Giving portalhas been established to enable parishioners to make offertory gifts online. This giving page is hosted on theDiocese of Toledo’s diocesan website at the following link:
Collection Envelopes Mailing or Drop Off
The Sunday Collection envelopes are very important to our parishes as they help to pay the bills and pay salaries. Please help us out by mailing us your collection envelopes to the parishes or dropping it off at the offices.
St. Joseph, Crestline, mailing address is: 331 N. Thoman St. Crestline, Ohio 44827.
Also St. Joseph, Crestline envelopes may be dropped off during office hours (8 a.m. - 1 p.m.). in the foyer area. There is a box at the corner of the foyer area under the faith- hope-and love sign. You do not need to enter the office.
Sacred Heart of Bethlehem mailing address is: 5742 St. Rt. 61 South, Shelby, Ohio 44875
Also Sacred Heart has a mail slot in the office door to drop off your envelopes anytime of the day
Your help with this matter will be greatly appreciated.
Thank you, and God Bless!!!