Faith and Fellowship


At St. Joseph Parish in Downingtown, there are a number of activities and programs available to parishioners in order to grow their faith and to enhance their fellowship with their peers in a way that contributes back to society and to grow both spiritually and personally.

Discover the great fellowship opportunities that are available by browsing the list below and contacting the program organizer.

  • Adult Faith Formation

    Programs to enrich and strengthen your spiritual and personal growth.

    Contact Becky Matakas
    Adult Faith Formation
  • Grief Support Group

    A support program for those who have lost a loved one.

    Contact Deacon Jim Bogdan
    Grief Support Group
  • King's Men

    Join fellow men who enjoy authentic fellowship, engage in learning, and hold spiritual discussion during weekly meetings.

    Contact Jim Solnosky
    King's Men
  • Marriage Encounter

    A program to enrich and renew your marriage.

    Contact Phyllis and Rich Fasano
    Marriage Encounter
  • Parish Library

    This collection of print, audio, and video materials is located in the Parish Office. The library is open during office hours.

    Contact Alice Dowling
    Parish Library
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry

    "Shawls ... made for centuries universal and embracing,

    Contact Carol Grigson
    Prayer Shawl Ministry
  • Prime Timers Club

    A group that sponsors themed meetings, trips, and social events for those age 50+.

    Contact Paul Quinn
    Prime Timers Club
  • Saint Gerard Circle of Love

    A support ministry for mothers who have lost a child either before birth or during infancy.

    Contact Lauren Rambo
    Saint Gerard Circle of Love
  • Saint Joseph Mom's Group

    Moms share fellowship while their children play.

    Contact Liz Kinsch
    Saint Joseph Mom's Group
  • Senior Health & Wellness Ministry

    This ministry provides resources and support to those dealing with health-related issues and options for aging relatvies.

    Contact Ceil Harkness
    Senior Health & Wellness Ministry
  • Walking with Purpose

    Weekly women's bible study group that brings women to a deeper personal relationship with Christ.

    Contact Frannie Ota
    Walking with Purpose
  • Women's Book Club

    Monthly book discussion to help your spiritual growth.

    Contact Pam Seymour
    Women's Book Club
  • Young People's Group of Alcoholics Anonymous

    This group of young adults meets on Saturday evenings.

    Contact Mary Small
    Young People's Group of Alcoholics Anonymous

  • Apr27

    Operation Rice Bowl

    Rice bowls are due back in church the weekend of April 27-28.
  • Apr28

    Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast

    St. Joseph Boy Scouts invite you to attend a pancake breakfast Sunday, April 28 after the 7:30, 9:00 and 10:30 Masses in the cafeteria. $7. for...
  • Apr28

    Divine Mercy Sunday

    Sunday, April 28 we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday.  There will be exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 2:30pm to 3:30pm.  At 3pm there will bee...