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Welcome to St. Joseph's and Immaculate Conception parishes in Stratford, Ontario


News, upcoming events, and dates to note:


Worship with us! Our mass schedule may be found here.
Altar servers! See your schedules here!


Second Annual Autumn Outdoor Coffee Social!


Next Sunday, 30 September, a social hosted by the St. Joseph’s Historical Committee will feature juice, homemade cookies and really good coffee! We will also be selling tickets to a wonderful autumn evening at the Queen’s Inn on Friday 19 October--see below! 


An evening of art and facts


On Friday 19 October from 7 to 9 pm, at the Queen's Inn in Stratford, join us for Art and FactsThe event will feature artists' displays, live music from our own men’s choir), refreshments, and our featured speaker, Debra Majer,  who is the archivist for the Diocese of London.  A limited numberof tickets are available now for $40, which includes a complimentary glass of wine. For tickets, visit the parish office, or contact Mary Chisholm at  519-271-6722 ext. 26, or email


Join our bowling league!


The St. Joseph's Bowling League invites adults of all ages and abilities to come join in two hours of weekly fun. Starting its 60th season this year, the league bowls every Tuesday  evening from 8:30-10:30 pm at Mike's Bowling Lanes, 24 Lorne Ave E. in Stratford. Why not give it a try? Exercise, team membership, socialising, tournaments, handicaps, snack bar/beverages--what's not to like? Come out and support Canadian 5-pin bowling! Further information is available from Sharon Twamley at 519.273.1995 or Mikes Lanes at 519.271.2092.


Marriage prep course


A reminder that the next marriage prep course will be November 23-25; click here for more info and here for the registration form.