To honor St. Joseph on his Feast Day, the Shrine of St. Joseph in Stirling, New Jersey, will celebrate for three days, from Sunday, March 17th through Tuesday, March 19th with multiple events.
A Mass will be dedicated to families of all ages emphasizing “St. Joseph the Pillar of Families” on Sunday, March 17 at 5:30 pm in the Shrine Chapel, followed by fellowship and light refreshments in the auditorium. All are welcome to bring a dish to share.
On Monday, a Mass will be dedicated to “St. Joseph, Patron of Healing and Hope” at 7:00 pm. This service will include an Anointing of the Sick in the Shrine Chapel.
The Shrine will be honoring its Patron Saint on Tuesday, March 19th with two Masses in its Chapel, at 12:00 noon and 7:00 pm. The latter Mass will be followed by a St. Joseph’s Table in the auditorium, where all are invited to bring their favorite breads and desserts to be blessed and shared. Everyone is invited to participate in all of these celebrations.
The Shrine of St. Joseph is located at 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling, New Jersey. They invite you to visit their beautiful grounds where you can encounter God’s peace and love. The Shrine is open seven days a week and welcomes people of all faiths. For further information about opportunities for spiritual renewal and retreats, meeting spaces or to shop for religious gifts at their Gift and Book Shop, please call 908-647-0208 or visit their website www.stshrine.org.