DOWNEY – St. Raymond’s Catholic Church will celebrate St. Joseph’s Table March 21-22. The schedule includes a liturgy at 5 p.m. on March 21, following by a blessing and dinner from 6-8 p.m.
On March 22, there will be a viewing from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., with sandwiches and pastries served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
St. Joseph’s Table is a tradition started centuries ago by Italian Catholics to publicly celebrate Saint Joseph, the husband of the Virgin Mary.
The church is collecting donations of specialty foods, bread, assorted baked goods and money to make the celebration a success. To donate, or for more information, call Perry Shurko at (562) 804-0230 or Charlene Drobeck at (562) 928-1937.
Published: March 5, 2015 - Volume 13 - Issue 47