Events and Announcements

Church Renovation Update

The renovation of Our Lady of Joy Church is enjoying steady progress!


EPIC - A Journey Through Church History

Fridays 9:30-11:30am through Fri, Dec 8


Advent Retreat

Advent..How are you getting ready?


Book Nook Donations Needed

The Book Nook is a very popular draw to our annual holiday bazaar and we need your donations.


Attention All OLOJ Volunteers

The Diocese of Phoenix requires that all volunteers in a parish complete the Safe Environment Training program.


Children’s Faith Formation has begun!

Every Wednesday 5:00 - 6:30pm...but it isn’t too late for your first-fifth graders to join!

Contact Karen by calling 480-346-3069 or email for information.

An Opportunity to Serve Our Homeless and Working Poor

Parish members interested in doing food prep and packing lunches at the central kitchen of St. Vincent De Paul, Watkins Campus, please contact Dr. Norman and Connie Spisak at or call 480-575-3149. We work the first Saturday of every month from 8:00 - 11:30am. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old.

Food Bank Wish List

We are in need of several items: Canned pasta, turkeys, soups of all types, peanut butter, jelly, juice, sugar, pasta sauce, rice, pasta-roni, rice-a-roni, toiletries, feminine products, shampoo(standard size, conditioner(standard size), bars of soap and diapers sizes newborn, 5 and 6. Thank you for your generosity!

Help Wanted: Sacristans and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Do you desire to serve God and your fellow parishioners? Do you want to learn to assist the priest at Mass? Consider becoming an Extraordinary Minister or Sacristan!


How Can You Financially Support Your Parish?

There are several methods you may use to financially support your parish.