Welcome to the St. Joseph Parish website. Our parish is a place where people from all walks of life learn, share, play, celebrate and suffer together. In all of these experiences we meet Jesus Christ. We are not an accidental collection of Christians who happen to live together in the same neighborhood. We are the Mystical Body of Christ!
In the mid-1800s, 35 Catholic families lived near Cottleville when one acre of land was purchased for our first church building. Today with more than 5,000 families we are the largest parish in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. I invite you to learn more about St. Joseph Parish and School. God has lavished his grace on us. He has poured out his love into our hearts. Come experience this grace and love. Meet Jesus Christ, “the definitive answer to the question of the meaning of life” (Pope John Paul II, The Church in America, 10).
Monsignor James Callahan