St. Joseph Shrine Catholic Church

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8743 US-12

Brooklyn, MI 49230


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Please Note: No Weekday Masses until late November due to Father Bob's surgery




We are collecting items to Stuff The Stockings or Totes for the Brooklyn Food Pantry and St. Joseph’s Giving Tree. Please consider donating. Your generosity is very much appreciated!!

Some suggested items:

Hats (Adult & Child’s)

Gloves (Adult & Child’s)

Socks (Adult & Child’s)

Bath Soap (i.e. Dove, Irish Spring)

Shaving Cream

Men’s and Women’s Disposable Razors

Travel Sized Shampoo,Conditioner

Hand Lotion

Chap Stick

Men’s or Ladies Cologne or After Shave

Children Games, toys, etc.

Infant Items

Coloring Books, Crayons, Markers, Colored Pencils, Pens, Pads of Paper

Pocket Games such as Sudoku or Word Search

Snack Packs, Crackers, Cookies, Pretzels, Protein Bars, Microwave Popcorn Packs

Christmas Candy and Candy Canes

Hot Chocolate, Tea, and/or Coffee Packs

*And/or any other new item you think an adult or child would like in their stocking!!

**As always: Monetary Donations are welcome.

Please turn in your donations in the box at Church or the shopping cart at the Family Center no later than December 2nd.

For Further information please contact

Mary Smetana 517-592-5759,

Beverly Pinsoneault 517-879-1815 or

Annette Maddox 517-467-4467

If you or anyone you know has been the victim of child sexual abuse by someone representing the Catholic Church, contact appropriate law enforcement.

You may also contact the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator. We will listen to your needs and support you.

We encourage you to come forward and speak out. Please believe in the possibility for hope and help and healing.

Diocese of Lansing Victim

Assistance Coordinator

Cheryl Williams-Hecksel, LMSW

1-888-308-6252, or via email: