St. Joseph Catholic Church's parish is home to almost 1,800 families of worshippers, making it one of the…More largest on the North Coast.
The church, and its affiliate school, St. Joseph School, have undergone several expansions over the years, including a new acoustically advanced church, completed in 2000. The church was expanded to accommodate the growing parish and now seats 1,300.
St. Joseph is the only Catholic church in Lorain County with a Sunday evening Mass.
The church maintains numerous outreach groups, including the Bereavement Ministry, Bereavement Support Group, Ladies Guild, Pro-Life Group, St. Vincent DePaul Society and numerous "Faith Formation" programs, including Parish School of Religion (PSR), Pre-Baptism Program, RCIA Team (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) and the RCIC Team (Rite of Christian Initiation for Children).
The church is led by Fr. Tim O'Connor. Sunday Masses are rebroadcast on Avon Lake Community Television.
Avon Lake Catholic Credit Union 32929 Lake Rd, Avon Lake, OH44012 The Avon Lake Catholic Credit Union is located on the St. Joseph Church/School campus and is tucked away closer to the…More Electric Blvd. entrance (next to the St. Joseph Church maintenance office) than the Lake Road address would indicate. It is a full service credit union run by the members forthe members, serving the Catholic parishes of Avon, Avon Lake, Sheffield and Sheffield Lake. Savings account, checking account, auto loans, boat loans, home equity loans and signature loan products are offered at competitive rates