Join Us in Celebrating the Nativity of the Lord

St. Joseph Congregation in Wauwatosa will celebrate the Nativity of the Lord with Masses on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. 

Through in-person attendance at Mass, you are most fully encounter Jesus Christ via reception of Holy Communion.

We encourage you to follow CDC and City of Wauwatosa guidelines regarding health safety. Mask-wearing is encouraged if you are not vacinated. Communion distributors wear masks. Hand sanitizer is available in the Center Street entrance to church. See our COVID page for more information.

Prepare for Christmas via Advent reflections, prayer, and participation in one of the Advent Missions being presented by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. See the Advent Mission schedule and locations

Your director of Adult Catholic Formation has prepared an Advent prayer book. Copies were available in the Center Street entrance to church, and can be downloaded as a PDF.

Christmas Masses

  • 4 p.m. Friday, December 24 (Children's Mass)
  • 10 p.m. Friday, December 24 (Mass During the Night)
  • 8 a.m. Saturday, December 25 (Mass at Dawn)
  • 10 a.m. Saturday, December 25 (Mass During the Day)

Regular Masses for Sunday, December 26 will be at 8 and 10:30 a.m. There will be no 4 p.m. Vigil Mass on Saturday, December 25.

Other Activities Leading Up to Christmas

  • Christmas Cookie House, Saturday, December 4, 9 a.m. until noon in the Parish Center – Christmas cookies and other baked goods for sale by the pound or by pre-packaged trays
  • JJ Anshus Christmas Concert, Sunday, December 5, 3 to 5 p.m. in Church, with music and a reception
  • Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception - Masses: 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 7; 8:15 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, December 8
  • Breakfast with Jesus, Saturday, December 11, 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the Parish Center - reservations are due by December 6 - download the registration and info form

Questions? Contact Us


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