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We are excited to debut our new You Tube Channel! Please check it frequently for messages from Fr. Jess and Fr. Clement.


Diocese of Phoenix Mass Cancellations and Other Restrictions

Please read a letter from the Diocese of Phoenix outlining new procedures now in place as a response to the Coronavirus epidemic. We appreciate the support of our parishioners and visitors during this rapidly developing situation. Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Diocese of Phoenix, pray for us.

Our mission is to build a community of missionary disciples through the sacraments, prayer, acts of charity, and evangelization and catechesis based on the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

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David LinsCatholic Thoughts

April 4

04-04-2020David Lins

Readings for the Day: EZ 37:21-28, JER 31:10-13, JN 11:45-56

The majority of us have probably read the various symptoms of the Covid-19 that has circled the globe. Fever. Dulling of taste and smell. Exhaustion. Difficulty breathing. Sniffles. Cough.

It has caused other issues.

Imagine the pressure of the following scenario…

A couple are hiding in a cave next to a campground. Somewhere in the campground, there is a large, growling animal. It has already wounded (and possibly killed) other inhabitants in the area. Neither is sure where the animal is. Neither is sure if will attack them next. They are running out of food. They are running out of patience. They disagree on whether it is safe to sneak out and forage for food.



Parish-wide Novena

Mar 27, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020

Our first parish-wide Novena (9 days of prayer for a specific intention) will be prayed from Fri, Mar 27 - Sat, Apr 4 (inclusive), concluding by Palm Sunday, Apr 5. We will pray The Healing Prayer of St. Raphael.

Blood Drive

Apr 5, 2020: 7:30pm - 12:30pm

Even though the Diocese has temporarily canceled all parish activities, we are still being allowed to sponsor the Knights blood drive at Our Lady of Joy as scheduled on Sun, Apr 5.


Parish-wide Novena: Apr 10-18

Apr 10, 2020 - Apr 18, 2020

Our second parish-wide Novena (9 days of prayer for a specific intention) will be prayed from Fri, Apr 10 - Sat, Apr 18 (inclusive). We will pray The Divine Mercy Novena which can be found at

Easter Vigil Livestream Mass

Apr 11, 2020: 7:30pm

Public masses are suspended but Easter is definitely not cancelled! Participate by going to our website for our Livestream Easter Masses. Vigil Mass on Saturday, Apr 11 at 7:30pm and Easter Sunday Mass on April 12 at 10:00am.

Our Lady of Joy Summer Camp: Session 1

May 26, 2020 - May 29, 2020: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Calling all campers ages 3-10 years old to Our Lady of Joy Summer camp! We will have cooking, science, outside games, puzzles, scavenger hunts and more! Camp times are 9:00am to 1:00pm each day.



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Our Lady's Guild Lenten Project

Our Lady’s Guild will once again facilitate the Parish Lenten Project to benefit two worthy agencies.

Donations are gratefully accepted by mail.


Our Priests Want to See Your Faces at the Easter Vigil Mass!

If you intend on participating in our Easter Vigil Mass this year (Sat, Apr 11 at 7:30pm on Facebook Live), please email a photo of yourself or your family to with "Easter Picture" in the subject line.


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