The Church of St. Joseph,
a parish of the Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis,
is a Catholic community of God’s people, united in His Son,
Jesus Christ and guided by the Holy Spirit.
We are called to proclaim the Gospel, offer worship to God,
pray and celebrate the sacraments.
We are committed to providing Catholic education and encouraging lifelong spiritual growth for each member of this parish community.
We acknowledge the dignity of all human life,
dedicate ourselves to aid and serve those in spiritual or material need.
The Church of St. Joseph was founded in 1942 when "Sloppy Joe's" tavern was remodeled and expanded to become the first St. Joseph's church. Eventually, the remodeled church became part of the school.
A new church and bell tower were dedicated on October 9, 1988. The worship space, adoration chapel and parish library are adorned by unique stained glass windows designed by artist Deiterich Spahn of Wayzata, Minnesota.
St. Joseph's School was dedicated on June 19, 1949.
The tabernacle was moved to the main church
and the altar was dedicated in October 2002.
Monsignour Foran Great Room, conference room,
kitchen and classrooms were added in 2010
The new sanctuary, made possible by private donations,
was manufactured and installed in November 2013.