the holy sacraments
The Sacrament of Baptism is often called “The door of the Church”, because it is the first of seven sacraments not only in time but in priority, since the reception of the other sacraments depends on it.
& 1st Eucharist
The Eucharist is at the heart of our Christian lives: an invitation to union with our creator and all creation.
The Sacrament of Confirmation is a wonderful opportunity for your child to step forward as a young adult and declare his/her faith in God within our faith tradition in front of the whole community.
A covenant by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life and which is ordered by its nature to the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring”, and which “has been raised by Christ the Lord
St Joseph's Parish
We are a parish community who aspires to live the Gospel in radical ways - to hold on to the treasures of our faith, but willing to break them open in ways that are more effective in an ever changing world.
Be it our St. Vincent de Paul, Knights of Columbus, Catholic Women’s League, Circle of Friends, Youth Programs, our new ALPHA COURSE, our Sunday Liturgies, we seek to bring them all together “at the Edge” for the highest quality of living!
"I believe all of us together can accomplish all our dreams as a people who profess a world filled with God's spirit - both around us and within us.
is more than just a physical gathering place for people to praise and listen to the word of our Lord...
is our foundation and what calls us to serve and follow the Lord...
is an amazing collection of people who come together as St. Joseph's Parish within this wonderful town of Bowmanville..
is a very precious family of individuals who support each other and the greater community through care, compassion, faith and love...
OUR PARISH CALENDAR
OUR SUPPORTING MINISTRIES
Our Youth Ministry
Youth programs are part of an international Catholic movement that serves the Church and leads all teens closer to Christ.
Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization.
Catholic Women's League
Promotes the teachings of the Catholic church throughout the provinces.
Saint Vincent de Paul
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is a Catholic organization whose mission is to live the Gospel message by serving Christ through the poor.