50 Years of Magnificence!!!
St. Joseph's most visible and locally famous
fund raising event is the Annual Ox Roast Fair,
which is held the third full weekend in July.
Started in 1964 by Fr. John Wirtz
(Associate Pastor under Fr. Hughes)
to help pay for the new school,
the Ox Roast Fair now directly supports
the educational and sacramental
ministries of St. Joseph Parish.
This event utilizes the energy and talents of literally
hundreds of parishioners and friends from the Mantua area.
Except for the carnival rides & games, part of the
tractor pull events, and security, the booths & events
are operated by St. Joseph volunteer families & friends.
The Ox Roast Fair Committee is the primary planning &
steering committee which coordinates the efforts of the
Ox Roast Fair & guides the overall direction of the Fair.
course, that famous Ox Roast beef has always
Come out & enjoy this wonderful community event !!!
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