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Public Mass to Start Pentecost Sunday, 10:30 AM Mass

Posted by Father Matthew Larlick on 5/20/20

My dear Parishioners,

On May 15, Governor Wolfe announced that our county, Columbia, will have the stay at home order lifted and move into a “yellow” phase on May 22. Bishop Gainer has previously announced that Parishes that are in counties designated as yellow may reopen and the faithful ... Read More »

Father Dominick Mammarella has passed into Life Eternal.

Posted by Father Matthew Larlick on 5/08/20

Father Dominick Mammarella, a priest of the Diocese of Harrisburg, has died this Friday, May 8, 2020.  Father Mammarella was 95 years of age, and was the oldest and longest serving priest in our Diocese.  

Father Mammarella served as Pastor of Saint Joseph, Berwick, for many years.  He was ... Read More »

Easter 2020

Posted by Father Matthew Larlick on 4/11/20

My dear Parishioners,

Easter Vigil will, of course, be celebrated at Saint Joseph's.  This year is beyond anything that I could have imagined, in that the faithful of our Fair Town of Berwick must stay at home.  Be assured of my prayers for you, as we celebrate a very ... Read More »

Bishop Ronald W. Gainer has temporarily suspended all daily and weekend Masses in the Diocese of Harrisburg

Posted by Father Matthew Larlick on 3/16/20

 Today and effective immediately until further notice, Bishop Ronald W. Gainer, out of great concern for the health of the faithful and in union with the Bishops of Pennsylvania, has temporarily suspended all daily and weekend Masses in the Diocese of Harrisburg. Additionally, Bishop Gainer has suspended all public ... Read More »

Saint Joseph is featured by WNEP's Good Morning PA

Posted by Father Matthew Larlick on 7/29/19

http://wnep.com/2019/07/28/good-morning-pa-st-josephs-church-in-berwick/

Our Italian Festival is August 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.  Please visit us and enjoy our World Famous Porketta, Fireballs, Italian Sausage, and all American Hamburgers and Hot Dogs.  Our beer tent will be selling domestic favorites as well as an offering from town's very own Berwick Brewery.  Fresh cut ... Read More »

Spring Fair 2019

Posted by Father Matthew Larlick on 4/09/19

Photos from our 2019 Spring Fair are now available.  Thank you to CCW, the Fundraising Committee (We Put the Fun in Fundraising!), the Co Chairs Mr. Jeff Bower and Miss Dolores Norce, and all other volunteers.  Thank you to the vendors who participated and see you on November 2 2019 at ... Read More »

Saint Joseph Altar 2019

Posted by Father Matthew Larlick on 4/09/19

Thank you to all who made the 2019 Saint Joseph Altar another success.  We feasted for Saint Joseph, and for the remainder of Lent we shall fast for Jesus!  Please enjoy our photos in the 2019 album.

Summer Repairs

Posted by Father Matthew Larlick on 8/14/18

Repair, Maintain, Conserve

Our friend Otis the Elevator is back in action.  Please feel free to be lifted up by Otis to attend to Mass.

We have some current repair projects:

1. Our school building is getting a new roof, because a good part of the old roof blew away ... Read More »

Elevator Update

Posted by Father Matthew Larlick on 4/06/18

Our elevator of 28 years is no longer working because a critical part has failed.  We have received a quote for its repair, and let me just say that if a young relative of yours is wavering between law school and elevator mechanic school...I would suggest elevator mechanic school.  The part itself ... Read More »

The Elevator is closed for repair until further notice.

Posted by Father Matthew Larlick on 3/21/18

On the first day of spring, our Church elevator decided to take a vacation.  It chose to stop working mid day, trapping our Sacristan/Housekeeper inside.  Fortunately, the Parish Priest happened to be walking by and heard the elevator alarm.  We thank the Berwick Fire Department, Salem Township, for their timely ... Read More »

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