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Capital Campaign/Fundraising Events for the Restoration of St. Joseph Church

Capital Campaign for the Restoration of St. Joseph Church

In September 2014, we began a fundraising campaign to raise $3 million
to complete the restoration of St. Joseph Church.

Our parish, which celebrated 150 years of existence in 2014, has been
working on restoring the church for about 15 years.  This final phase covers these major areas:

1) interior restoration of the church, which includes repairing the plaster and restoring the beautiful painted murals, restoring the Stations of the Cross, updating the electrical, updating insulation, etc. THIS PORTION OF THE PHASE IS COMPLETED! Come and see the beautifully restored interior!

2) improving stairwell safety, adding a handicapped-accessible washroom on the main floor,  installing a ramp to the altar, creating a narthex area, and establishing a permanent baptismal font

3) replacing the two belfries which were deemed unsafe due to structural deterioration and dismantled a few years ago

So far, our parish has raised $1,793,922.49 in pledges, but we need your help for the rest!  We can only begin to tackle parts 2 & 3 once we have paid off our loan incurred for Part 1 with the Diocese of London which currently stands at $928,572.85. 

If you would like to donate to our Capital Campaign, we are gratefully receiving donations. Cheques should be made out to St. Joseph Parish with “Capital Campaign” on the memo line. Our mailing address is 9399 Townline Rd, Windsor ON  N9J 2W6. 

Cash donations are always welcome and can be dropped off at the parish office Tuesday – Thursday from 8:30am – 12noon and 1pm-4pm, or in the collection basket at the weekend masses. (Be sure to mark your donation envelope "Capital Campaign".)

Tax receipts will be issued after December 31st so remember to include your name and address with your donation.

For more information about our Campaign, please click on the links below.

Capital Campaign 2014 – English brochure

Capital Campaign 2014 – French brochure


Mark your Calendars for upcoming Fundraising Events and keep checking our News/Events tab for further details as they become available.


November 2016:  Book Launch 

"Images of Faith; Portaits of a People"
"Images de foi, portraits d'un peuple"
written by Fr. Patrick Beneteau

A bilingual hardcover full-colour book containing history, interviews, scripture references and reflections for each mural in St. Joseph Church. Sales of this wonderful keepsake and gift idea have begun. Cost is $40 per book. They are available from the parish office.  This is a limited-run publication.





St. Joseph Note Cards

We now have all-occasion note cards availabe for purchase. They are blank inside so can be used for all occasions.  There are 3 options:

10 cards with an outside picture of St. Joseph Parish - $10/pkg

10 cards with an interior picture of St. Joseph Parish - $10/pkg

24 cards (8 each of the scenes above + 8 of a painting of the church) - $20/pkg

Cards are available from the parish office during regular office hours. 



Altar Society Card Parties 

Sundays, March 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2018
Doors open at 1pm; Card games start at 2pm.
Entry fee: $5 at the door includes a light luncheon.
Bring a friend! Don't miss the fun!



...and much more to follow!  Keep an eye on this site and the weekly bulletin for details. Your support is greatly appreciated!




Contact  Yvonne Guldie-Schepens  for more information
Phone : 519-734-8044