Parish Information

St. Joseph Catholic Church

427 E. Broadway St.
Alliance, OH 44601

Tel: 330-821-5760
Fax: 330-821-5783


Rev. G. David Weikart, Pastor

Our Parish Office is located in the Schwartz Center behind St. Joseph Church.  

HOURS:  Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:00PM


Rev. G. David Weikart, Pastor

Barb Rogel, Parish Secretary - Ext. 2

Matt Zeni, Coordinator of Religious Education - Ext. 3

Daniel Stauffer - Head of Maintenance


Infant Baptism - Baptisms are scheduled on an individual basis.  Please contact the Parish Office to set a date.  Those who wish to have their babies baptized should be practicing Catholics and registered in the parish for at least four (4) months.  We welcome former parishioners or those who live out of town; however,  a letter of recommendation is necessary from your parish.  Baptisms can be celebrated during Mass, or privately.  One Godparent MUST be a practicing Catholic.  All parents are required to participate in our Baptism Preparation Program prior to their child's Baptism.  Please register for the class by calling the parish office.


Marriage -  Those who wish to marry at St. Joseph Church should be registered at least four (4) months before the wedding is scheduled.  Six (6) months of Sacramental preparation is required.  Please contact the Parish Office for more Information. 


Reconciliation - The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered by appointment.  Communal Celebrations of the Sacrament are held during Advent and Lent.


Sick Calls - If your loved one is in the hospital, Nursing Home or homebound and you would like a visit from our pastor, please call the Parish Office.


Adult Baptisms, Confirmation, or Adults Considering Becoming Catholic:  Please contact Barb Rogel at the Parish Office.  Persons new to the parish my register by calling the Parish Office.


Letters of Recommendation:  Letters for sponsors or Godparents wil only be issued to active, participating parishioners.


Vocations:  Please contact the parish office about a vocation to the priesthood or consecrated life.


Funerals:  Please contact the parish office before scheduling with the funeral director or the announcement is published in the newspaper.


Parish Advisory Council

St. Joseph Parish Advisory Council:

Brian Burse - Chair

Suzie Dennis - Vice Chair

Grant Cook

Jim Edwards

Lynette Treece

Marvin Bixler

Eric Brown

Linda Schneider

Larry Gatts

Christy Ballor

Christine Robenstine

Marie Ott

                             Liturgy Committee:   

Linda Schneider - Chair

Larry Gatts

Lori Gasparik


St. Joseph Parish Financial Advisory Board

Christine Robenstine - Chair

Michelle Sams

Tom Brown

Jim Edwards

                             Trust Committee:

Jim Edwards - Chair

Dennis Clunk

Fred Wallace

Brad Siefke

Baptism and Sacrament Preparations