Mission Statement

St. Joseph of Arimathea American National Catholic Church is open to all people, the children of God. As an inclusive Catholic community we are dedicated to creating an open and welcoming church. We believe that all people, regardless of who they are or what paths their lives have taken, are welcome into the fullness of our Catholic faith.
St. Joe’s strives to preach and live the gospel of Jesus Christ and share a faith that is relevant to our times. We are a National Catholic Church embracing our Catholic faith, while remaining open to change in liturgy and church law. As a community that maintains many of the cherished traditions of the universal Catholic Church, We are a community that believes in faith in action, and strive to reach out to all of brothers and sisters.