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Vocations Weekend Retreat:St. Joseph's Seminary College is holding a "Come and See" Retreat for men 16 years of age and older who are discerning God's calling.  Dates are March 27th-29th and there is no cost.  Bisit to register. For questions please contact the Office of Vocations at 404-920-7460.

Electrician Needed:  If you are an electrician and can donate a small amount of time to install an outlet and run wifres behind a wall in the Youth Room, please contact Justin Estes at 678-977-6999.

Food Drive:   Bags will be handed out February 28th and March 1st and returned March 7th and 8th.  If you can help with the drive, here are a list of jobs needed:  Load the trucks or drive to the Food Bank (Mar. 7&8).  You only need to volunteer for one Mass, but if you like to do more we welcome any help.  Please e-mail Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 706-208-8873.

Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament:  This years Golf tournament will be held Saturday,April 11, 2015 at the UGA Golf Course.  Player and Sponsor forms are available at St. Joseph Church and Parish Office at Epps Bridge.  Contact Don Ragogna at 706-548-2812 for more information. 

World Wide Marriage Encounter: The WWME weekend experience is designed to give married couples the opportunity to examine their lives together away from the distractions of everyday life.  The next weekends are: February 20-22,April 17-19, Atlanta Marriott Peachtree Corners, Norcross GA.  Info:678-242-WWME or  Register:


St Joseph Parish is sponsoring a trip to Philadelphia, PA, September 25-29 for "World Meeting of Families 2015.  We will attend the two day event in Philadelphia, where Pope Francis will speak and celebrate Mass, visit historical sites in Philadelphia and Washington DC, tour Mount St. Mary's Seminary and Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton's Memorial in Maryland, and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washinton DC.  Please contact the office for futher information at 706-548-6332.

You can follow St. Joseph Youth Ministry on Facebook!  'St Joseph Lifeteen'

Are you passionate about your faith?  Can you help share your love of Christ with others?  The Middle School Youth Group is looking to form a Core team of adult volunteers.  This is an excellent opportunity for Freshmen and Sophomores in College, parents, empty nesters- anybody who loves Christ!  The group meets Sunday evenings at Epps Bridge from 7pm-9pm.  Please contact Kara Hatcher if interested:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Ladies over the age of 20, experience a "personal encounter with the saving love of Jesus through an overnight weekend at the Epps Bridge Campus, April 18-19.  Christ Renews His Parish is a renewal process designed to help individuals grow in their personal relationship with Jesus and bring members of St. Joseph Parish and Christians together in Christ.  For more information,  call or email Michelle Maner (706-768-4345 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

Are you called to pray?  Intercessory prayer is a vital ministry that supports every aspect of our works God's servants.  We are seeking to form a small group that will meet on a regular basis to pray.  We will pray for the Church, the parish, and the specific needs of individuals and families.  If you are interested, please email Elizabeth Penney at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Our parish has 6 teens registered to attend World Youth Day 2015 in Krakow, Poland.  The cost for each teen is $2200.  Sponsorships are needed towards the following:

-  $136.00-  Lodging for 8 nights

-  $300.00-  World Youth Day registration fee that includes some meals

-$1600.00-  approximate cost of flight

-$164.00-  local transportation and meals not included in WYD registration

Any help is appreciated.  Contact Megan & Justin Estes,   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 678-977-6999.



Do you like to Knit?  Prince Avenue Knitters will meet the 3rd Thursday of every month at Revival Yarns at the Bottleworks.  Please come join us.  Some patterns will be available; please feel free to use your own.  For more information, please contact Elizabeth Penny, 706-850-5875 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  

The nursery is now accepting children through age 4.  The nursery is open for the 10:00AM and 11:45AM masses, first come, first served.  We look forward to seeing you.

Youth group meets Sundays from 7-9 PM in the Youth Room at Epps Bridge.  All middle and high school students are invited

Please bring your box tops and labels and drop them off in the box provided in the narthex at Prince Avenue or in the hallway at Epps Bridge

Mon Mar 02 @ 8:10AM - 08:30AM
Liturgy of the Hours
Mon Mar 02 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Boy Scout Troop #326 Meeting
Mon Mar 02 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
RCIA Español Luis Burgos
Mon Mar 02 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Circle of Prayer (Círculo de Oración)
Tue Mar 03 @ 8:10AM - 08:30AM
Liturgy of the Hours
Tue Mar 03 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
11:45 Choir Rehearsal
Tue Mar 03 @ 7:30PM - 08:30PM
Grupo Carismatico
Wed Mar 04 @ 8:10AM - 08:30AM
Liturgy of the Hours
Wed Mar 04 @ 1:00PM - 04:00PM
Craft Guild
Wed Mar 04 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
10:00 Choir
Wed Mar 04 @ 6:30PM - 07:30PM
Religious Education Classes
Thu Mar 05 @ 8:10AM - 08:30AM
Liturgy of the Hours
Thu Mar 05 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Altar Society - Lola Gazda
Thu Mar 05 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
CRSP #17 Formation Meetings
Thu Mar 05 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Open Gym night

Donations to Family

Pedro Gorosquieta, a SJCC parishioner, was tragically killed during the recent windstorms.  If you would like to make a donation to benefit his family, an account in the name of Rufina Rodriguez and Nasrin Rouhani has been established at Athens Bank and Trust (706-357-7070).

Kroger Community Rewards

Have money donated to St. Joseph's by shopping at Kroger.  To find out how see Kroger Community Rewards.

Lights for Epps

The $200,000 cost for lighting is why it is so dark at night at Epps Bridge Rd.  The money is simply not in the budget.  To help remedy this situation