Rev. Joseph T. Kunnelaya
Rectory: Evenings 7p.m.-9p.m.
Parish Pastoral Council: Chairperson: Tom MacDonald
The Pastoral Council renders advice and assistance to the Pastor in the administration of the Parish. In addition, it oversees the activities of the various groups and ministries of St. Joseph, Prineville.
Finance Council: Chairperson : Susan McDermott
The function of the Finance Council is to render assistance to the Pastor in regard to the financial matters of the parish. Annually, it assists in the preparation of the Parish Budget and renders counsel at ensuring its healthy implementation.
Knights of Columbus: President: Gary Thompson
The Knights of Columbus of St. Joseph is a fraternity of men whose main activities are: service in the church, especially to the Pastor/Adminstrator of the Parish and making charitable contributions to the community and diocese.
Hispanic Community: President: Apolonio Villagomez
The Hispanic Ministry specifically caters for Spanish speaking faithful of St. Joseph, Prineville.
It helps in fostering the complete integration of the members of this group into parish life. Some of its activities include coordination of Bible Study, and cultural activities associated with the celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe , around the second week of December.
Adult Faith Formation: RCIA: Sue Godat
The activities of the Adult Faith Formation Program involves, not limited to, preparation for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), adults preparing for confirmation and adults preparing for the reception into the Catholic faith.
Respect Life: Chairperson: Carol Smith
Head of Lectors: Brett Edgerly
Head of Eucharistic Ministers and Liturgical Committee: Cathy Baxter
This ministry oversees Liturgical celebrations, especially the celebrations of the Sacraments and Sacramentals. Those who participate in this ministry do so in collaboration with the priest. This ministry includes the following: Altar Servers, Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharist, Lectors, and Ushers.
Ushers: Mike Carroll
Sacristans: Charles Pentkowski 916-296-9070
The sacristans sees to it that he /she prepares for Mass and other Liturgical ceremonies and return the sacred vessels and Liturgical books to the sacristy afterwards.
Choir: Maureen Fagan Bristow
The purpose of this ministry is to provide appropriate music for all Liturgical celebrations. It is open to all parishioners who are willing to share generously the gift of their musical talents with the parish community.
Maintenance Manager: Charles Kurtz
This ministry assists the Pastor/Administrator in the maintenance of the main Church Premises, Church Hall and Rectory. The maintenance of all equipment and appliances utilized in all Church properly is also overseen by this ministry.
St. Vincent de Paul: Jim Rodosevich
The goal of this ministry is to ensure that those to be admitted to the sacraments are given the necessary preparations. This ministry also coordinates the various efforts at on-going faith instruction in the parish taking into consideration, special needs, opportunities and challenges.
This ministry is exercised in collaboration with the Pastor. Its main objective is to provide religious education for the child and youth of the parish
Director of Religious Education: Barbara Dalton
3rd and 4th Grades
Dolores Wettstein: 5th and 6th Grades
Carol Smith: Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Betty Viescas: First Holy Communion Class
Cheyenne Edgerly: Confirmation Class