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St. Joseph Day of Prayer


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Join us for the annual St. Joseph Day of Prayer at St. Joseph Oratory! Invite your family and friends to celebrate the feast of this great saint with you:

- 7:00 am Lauds (Morning Prayer)

- 7:30 am Confessions begin, to continue all day

- 8:00 am LOW MASS W/ ORGAN (Homilist: Canon Jonathon Fehrenbacher, Vicar)

- 9:00 am Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament
10:00 am Rosary & Litany of Our Lady
11:15 am St. Joseph Novena Prayer
11:30 am Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament

- 9-11:30 am ST. JOSEPH TABLE BREAKFAST in the Social Hall serving the neighborhood and all the faithful

- 12:00 pm HIGH MASS (Homilist: Canon Matthew Talarico, Provincial Superior of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest; St. Joseph Chamber Cappella & Chant Schola featuring: Missa Redemisti nos, Domine - Vito Carnevali, Locus iste - Anton Bruckner, Ubi caritas - Maurice Durufle, "Dorian" Toccata & Fugue - J. S. Bach)

High Mass is followed by the Blessing of St. Joseph Day Bread

- 1:30-5 pm ST. JOSEPH ITALIAN DINNER ($15) in the Social Hall

- 1:30 pm Guided Tour of the Church

- 3:00 pm Divine Mercy Chaplet & Stations of the Cross

- 4:00 pm Sacred & Classical Concert: Organ, Vocal & Instrumental

- 5:30 pm St. Joseph Public Procession to Eastern Market with Novena Devotions & Veneration of St. Joseph Relic

- 7:00 pm SOLEMN HIGH MASS (Homilist: Canon Michael Stein, Rector; St. Joseph Cappella, Soloists & Chant Schola featuring: Missa Solennelle - Louis Vierne, Miserere - Gregorio Allegri, Cujus animam from "Stabat Mater" - Giovanni Pergolesi, "Dorian" Toccata & Fugue - J. S. Bach)

- 8:45 pm Dessert Reception in the Social Hall

- 9:30 pm Compline (Night Prayer)


You may download and print the whole schedule here: www.institute-christ-king.org/detroit

St. Joseph Oratory is located at 1828 Jay Street, across Gratiot from Eastern Market. Handicap accessible. Guarded parking.

Ite ad Joseph!