Psalm 52

R. I trust in the mercy of God for ever. 

I, like a green olive tree
in the house of God,
Trust in the mercy of God
forever and ever. 

R. I trust in the mercy of God for ever. 

I will thank you always for what you have done,
and proclaim the goodness of your name
before your faithful ones. 

R. I trust in the mercy of God for ever.


Friday, September 6
Spirit Dress

Wednesday, September 11
Mass @ 8:30 - All are invited to attend.
Non-Perishable Food Items for Needy

Friday, September 13
Spirit Dress
Fall Fest T-Shirt Order Forms Due 

Tuesday, September 17
September Birthdays

Wednesday, September 18
Mass @ 8:30 - All are invited to attend.
Non-Perishable Food Items for Needy 

Friday, September 20
Spirit Dress

Wednesday, September 25
Mass @ 8:30 - All are invited to attend. 
Crusaders Announced
Non-Perishable Food Items for Needy 

Thursday, September 26
Class Pictures in Uniforms
Retakes in Uniforms

Friday, September 27
Spirit Dress

St. Joseph Night at Spirit Professionals

What: inflatables, pizza/drink, dancing, karaoke, and lots of fun .....

Who: St. Joseph students and friends (ages 7 and up)

Where: Spirit Professionals Gym, 210 Hewitt Road in Hammond

When: Friday, September 6, from 7:15-10:00 p.m.

Cost: $15/person (Spirit Professionals will donate $5 per person back to SJS)

Theme: Country

Prizes will be give for the best dressed and best singer. Line dances will also be taught. Come join in for lots of fun!

Fall Fest T-Shirts - due Friday, September 13

It's time to order Fall Fest T-Shirts. A picture of this year's shirt is shown above.

The order form is on EDLINE. Payment must be sent to the office. Shirts will only be distributed with a payment.

All youth sizes are $11 per shirt.

All adult sizes are $13 per shirt.

Students may wear the Fall Fest T-Shirts on Spirit Dress days during October (every Friday).

Deadline for orders is Friday, September 13.

September Birthdays - Tuesday, September 17

All students at St. Joseph who have a birthday in September may come out of uniform on Tuesday, September 17. This is the only day students with September birthdays may come out of uniform. There is no make-up day. Out of uniform guidelines can be found on the WEBSITE.

Get the Text

Our Sunday evening robo-call has an additional feature that allows those with text options on their cell phones to opt-in to also receiving text messages from the school.

This is a great feature for use in emergency situations.

This is also a great feature for those who desire more frequent reminders about what's going on at school during the week.

Opt-in for texts is easy. Just text the word ALERT to 22300 from the phone used to receive texts.

If at any time opting-out is required, the instructions are written at the bottom of the text.

Find Us on Facebook

Did you know that St. Joseph Catholic School has a Facebook site?

If you'd like to be among the first notified about pictures in the photo albums as well as upcoming events and happenings, give us a like.

We can be found on FACEBOOK.

Partners with Office Depot

Office Depot
5% Back to Schools Program
St. Joseph School's ID #70042759

Use our School's ID number every time you shop at Office Depot.
St. Joseph will receive 5% back quarterly towards Office Depot Merchandise.
Thank you for your support!

More details at or from Mrs. Toni Waddell in the school office.

Parish News

Fr. Paul A. McDuffie, Pastor
Larry J. Melancon - Deacon
Mike Agnello - Deacon
Dr. M.J. "Dutch" Schanzbach - Deacon

Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil Mass - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Mass - 8:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m.

Contact Information
Address - 255 North 8th Street (P.O. Box 368), Ponchatoula, LA 70454
Phone - 985.386.3749
Website -  

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