St. Joseph Catholic Church   

1050 Keller Avenue N • Amery, WI  54001  

(715) 268-7717  •

Office Hours:  M-F 9:00 am - 5:00 pm



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 Liturgical Roles

Sat., April  28th- 4:00 pm

Reader: Ruth Mugerauer 

Ushers: Gary & Cindy Moe, Bobbie Griffith

Servers: Jaclyn Andersen, Megan Andersen

Music:  Men’s Choir

Sun., April 29th- 10:30 am

Reader: Meredith Oman

Ushers: Tom & Aimee Smith Family, Steve & Dawn Bembenek Family

Servers: Allison Oman, Lydia Monson, Ella Schmidt

Music:  Anne White & Tom Hemauer

Video: Sabelko’s


Mass Intentions For The Week

Saturday, April 21

4:00 pm   Marlene Grasser by Kim Grasser                  SJ

6:00 pm   Mike Otto by John Harren                           OLL

Sunday, April 22

8:30 am    Nancy Muller by Les & Sharon Peterson   OLL

10:30 am  Catherine Dorsey by Jim Dorsey                  SJ

Monday, April 23

9:00 am     No Communion Service                                SJ

Tuesday, April 24

9:00 am      Communion Service                                      SJ

9:00 am      Communion Service                                   OLL

Wednesday, April 25

9:00 am   Walter Bleskacek by Bleskacek Family        SJ

Thursday, April 26

9:00 am   Rita Goff by Larry & Juanita Koeppen        OLL

Friday, April 27

9:00 am     Communion Service                                     SJ

Saturday, April 28

4:00 pm   Archie & Louise Hemauer by Tom & Barb  Hemauer    SJ

6:00 pm   Don Mayer by Jerry & Sharon Schug         OLL

Sunday, April 29

8:30 am    Jan Bauer by Mike Bauer                          OLL

10:30 am  Caron Fellner by Mark Fellner                      SJ 


Catholic Services Appeal

Each year the Diocese of Superior has a Catholic Services Appeal. All parishes are required to support the appeal. This year our assessment @ SJ is $31,490. So far we have raised $20,941 leaving a balance of $10,549. OLL has an assessment of $29,658. So far we have raised $21,560, leaving a balance of $8,098 


Communication Center

If you are looking for past bulletins, lay ministry schedules, Faith Formation schedules, etc., you can always find them in our communication center located by the bathrooms in the gathering area.


Like” our Facebook Page

Don’t forget to “like” St. Joseph’s Facebook Page.  Our Facebook page updates events and other activities going on in the parish.  It is also useful to parents and youth of the Faith Formation page as we put schedule changes on Facebook.


Hall & Table Rental

If you need to borrow tables from the church for garage sales or other events, please call in advance to reserve them.  They are available for a free-will  offering.  The social hall is also available to rent for graduation & other parties. Ask for JoAnne 715-268-7717.


SJ Store

Do you need a Bible? Or maybe a small gift? We have a small store inside the parish office that might have what you need. The office is open Monday-Friday from 9am-5 pm.


Children’s Bulletin

St. Joseph now provides Children’s Bulletins that include fun activities. There is a basket with the bulletins and crayons in the gathering area before you enter the church. Please grab one before Mass if your children need something to occupy themselves.


E- Offering

Online credit card donations are accepted at St. Joseph Church.  If you would like to make a donation by credit card, go to our website  Once you are on the homepage click the tab that says donations on the top right screen.  If you have any questions contact St. Joseph office.


St. Joseph Library

St. Joseph now has a functioning library.  The library is located in the hospitality room off of the gathering area.  If you would like to check out a book please sign it out in the book on the podium and return the book in the basket next to the podium. 

Backpack Fundraiser

The Salvation Army sends backpacks home to students in need. They are collecting personal hygiene products to be added to the backpacks. For the month of April we will be collecting Deodorant and will have a basket for the collection in the gathering area 


Donations Needed

Donations of non-perishable foods and hygiene items are needed. Always needed are canned meats, tuna, canned fruit and vegetables, juices, canned or dry pasta, sauces, boxed dinners, cereal, peanut butter and jelly. We can also use paper towels, toilet paper, laundry detergent and dish soap. Monetary donations can also be made at the address below:

               Amery Food Pantry:                               Loaves & Fishes:

      P.O. Box 64, Amery, WI  54001          P.O. Box 554, Luck, WI  54853


$1,000 Nontraditional Scholarship for Women

If you are planning to improve your life or community by beginning or returning to a program of higher education but not immediately following your high school graduation, Amery Woman’s Club is looking to help. You are eligible if you can answer yes to the following questions: Do you live or work in the Amery School District? Are you in need of financial help? Are you a female? Funds are available for tuition, books, childcare, and transportation. Application are available at Amery Public Library or online at Deadline is May 31st.  Contact or 715-268-6451 with questions.


Neighbors Helping Neighbors

The Polk County Homeless Shelter in Balsam Lake, WI is great resources for the people in need in our county. Donations of cleaning supplies, toilet paper, copy machine paper, paper towels, coffee and sugar are needed. There will be a collection basket in the gathering area for these items. 


Holiday Bazaar Chairperson Needed

We are in need of a chairperson this coming year for the annual Holiday Bazaar. The bazaar is held the second Saturday in November but letters are sent out to vendors in July.  If you are interested please let the parish office know.


One Man’s Trash….. another man’s treasure!  As you begin your “Spring Cleaning,” please remember the St. Joseph Rummage Sale is on May 5th.  Gently used household items and clothing will be needed to sell at this year’s event. We especially need furniture for our sale. You may start bringing items in the end of April. Any questions, please contact the Parish Office at 715-268-7717.



St Joseph Church will be conducting a 13 week GriefShare program to help hurting people find help, hope and healing. The program, led by Rosemary Kephart, will begin on Thursday, April 19th from 6:30 – 8 pm at St Joseph Church, Amery. A typical meeting will include a video, group discussion and a personal workbook exercise. All denominations are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please register by calling the Church office at 715-268-7717. This program is funded by Williamson-White Funeral .Home & Cremation Services.  


St. Joseph is in need of a gardener to help with the maintenance of the plants in the circle around the fountain. If you are interested, please contact the office.


Baptism Classes

We welcome infants into our parish community through the sacrament of  Baptism, an expression of the parents’ commitment to the Faith and a sign of God’s love and care for the child. The class consists of one class for about an hour. It is preferable to attend prior to the birth of your child. If you are expecting, please register. The next class for our cluster will be Thursday, April 26th at St. Joseph at 6 pm. Registration is required. Contact your parish office to register.


Blood Pressure Checks

Starting on the weekend of April 21st and 22nd we will be offering quarterly blood pressure checks for everyone.  There will be stations set up after each Mass for your convenience.


CCW Convention

The Superior Diocesan Council of Catholic Women personally invites all women to our joint Diocesan Convention with the Diocese of Duluth on May 22, 2018 from 8 AM-4 PM. We know you will enjoy this event. We are thrilled to bring you two incredible Catholic Speakers: Dale Ahlquist and Maria Morera Johnson, Mass with both Bishops, and a catered luncheon. Our Holy Father says this is the “age of engagement.” For more information, and to find registration forms, please go to or contact your diocesan president, Barbara Gagliardi, personally at 715-441-9150 or Join us in Duluth to engage with the Catholic Women of our area!


One Million Rosaries for Unborn

May 4th, 5th and 6th, 2018 

The 2018 ONE MILLION ROSARIES FOR UNBORN BABIES is scheduled to happen May 4th, 5th and 6th. Persons participating in this multinational pro-life prayer event will pray at least one Rosary for an end to the surgical and non-surgical killing of unborn human persons. In addition to praying the Rosary, you are encouraged to let other people know about the ONE MILLION ROSARIES FOR UNBORN BABIES. For details about registering go to


KC Corner

Amery’s Apple River Knights of Columbus

 Did you know….The Knights recently donated $500 to the SJ Youth Group for their upcoming Mission Trip in June?

 Did you know….The Knights recently donated $500 each to two members who have family health issues?


If you would like to have your weekly donation done by automatic withdrawal, click the link to fill out the form and return it to the office. Click here


Parish Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1050 N. Keller Avenue,  Amery, WI 54001

Phone: (715) 268-7717,   Fax: (715) 268-9986