st-josephs-pageSt Josephs is a Roman Catholic Parish located in Salmon Arm, British Columbia.  We are part of the Diocese of Kamloops.

More than three hundred families are part of our parish community.

Newcomers and visitors are always welcome to St. Joseph’s. At St. Joseph’s we are blessed to have excellent staff and volunteers dedicated to proclaiming the truth about God to the world. We offer a variety of opportunities to discover or deepen your relationship with God and to grow in knowledge of Him and His church.  Our Pastor is Father George LaGrange, OMI.

 parish picnic 

  parish picnic 2                                 June 25th, 2017

Last Week’s Collection: $4,089.90

New Job Posting: The Diocese of Kamloops is seeking a Catholic married couple to assume the position of hands-on Managers of day-to-day operations for the Immaculate Heart of Mary Shrine and Centre. For more information, please see the bulletin board.

Vocation Live-In :  On the weekend of July 7 – 9, there will be a Vocation Live-In for young men interested in the priesthood or religious life, at the Seminary of Christ the King, Mission, BC. For more information call 604.826.8975.

One Rock is a vibrant faith-inspired festival for young adults and their families. It is an opportunity to encounter Christ, get touched by the Spirit and meet young adults from all across Canada! Join us on August 11-13, 2017 at Redwood Meadows Fair Grounds (Tsuut’ina Rodeo Grounds) near Bragg Creek, Alberta. There will be music, inspirational speakers, Soccer cup, Mass, Reconciliation, Adoration, etc. Early Bird tickets available at http://www.onerock.ca

Mass with the Carmelites

In celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel there will be a Mass celebrated on Sunday July 16th at 2:00 pm at the Carmelite Monastery, 4815 Salmon River Rd. Armstrong.  Refreshments to follow. Please bring a small dish of fruits or vegetables to share.

Syrian Families Sponsored by St. Joseph’s Church

URGENT:  The Al Kaed family will need another place to stay in August.  They need at least a 2 preferably 3 bedroom place close to bus service and even better, close to Bastion School.

DID YOU FORGET YOUR BABY BOTTLE LAST WEEK?  If so, you may hand them in at the office during the week or place them into the collection basket in the coming weeks.    Please return all EMPTY bottles as well.  Didn’t get a bottle?  Simply place your donation in an envelope marked ‘Pregnancy Support Center of the Shuswap’.  Include your name and full mailing address if you wish a tax receipt of donations greater than $10.00.  Thank you for your continued generous support of this ‘life-giving’ service in our community.




Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 8:15 a.m.

Thursday – 7:00 p.m.


Saturday – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday – 9:00 a.m.


Adoration on Fridays  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.



Thursday – 6:15 to 6:45 p.m.

Saturday – 4:00 to 4:30 p.m.



Sunday – 11:15 a.m.


Saturday – 2:30 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at St. David’s in Celista on

Saturdays at 4:00 pm until September 2

Diocesan Website www.rcdk.org



Tuesday to Friday – 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Closed on Mondays




SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESCongratulations to these couples from our parish celebrating significant anniversaries

25 years: Ken & Pat Bakker, Steve & Michelle Holmes

40 years: Jerry & Lynn Emmel

50 years: Daryl & Elaine Koskimaki

John and Nellie Rasmussen (John and Nellie were the first couple to be married in this church)

60 years: Peter & Shirley Klymchuk

John & Jeannette de Dood (old church still on this site)

65 years: Charles & Jo Ann Johnson


SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES Holy Family Icon and prayer service…..May 12th


st josephs street view

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Church Directions Picture