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10/02/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of SJW:

Welcome to October, our Respect Life month!  This is a special time to focus on that magnificent gift God has given each of us---LIFE.  It is all too easy at times to not even be aware of each breath we take, each day we have.  ... Read More »

09/25/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

SJW Parishioners:

Another week of Saints for us to celebrate and emulate, such as:

STS. COSMAS & DAMIAN, MARTYRS---Cosmas & Damian were twin brothers who were doctors.  They cared for the sick of their day, bringing the love of Christ to them.  They were beheaded for the faith around ... Read More »

09/18/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Parishioners of SJW:

This Sunday, September 18th, is Catechetical Sunday in our Catholic Church.  This is a weekend to celebrate in a special way those men and women who teach in our parish.  These fellow parishioners give of their time and talent to ensure that our young and adults ... Read More »

09/11/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

This Sunday, September 11th, is the 21st anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on our country.  On that fateful day, America was attacked in three different places---the Twin Towers in NYC, the fields of PA, and the Pentagon in DC.  Thousands of ... Read More »

09/04/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Parishioners of SJW:

Another month begins.  Summer is fading away & autumn is on the horizon. 

This Monday, September 5th, is Labor Day in the United States.  This is a day to celebrate labor & those who help our country function, run, & operate as a nation. 

We salute ... Read More »

08/28/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

Welcome to the last week of August already!  Where has this month gone?  School is open and vacations are over, except for maybe next weekend over Labor Day.

If you have passed any football or soccer fields, volleyball courts or cross country ... Read More »

08/21/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear SJW Parishioners:

School is open!  The buses are out and about, streets are alive with cars dropping children off, teachers are back at their desks, and the students are super-excited (aren’t they?). 

This time of year leads me to reflect on the GREAT young people we have in ... Read More »

08/14/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Parishioners of SJW:

This Monday, August 15th, is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven.  This is one of the five Holy Days that the Catholic Church in the Unites States celebrates.  The other four are:  Jan. 1st, Mary, Mother of God; Nov. 1st, ... Read More »

08/05/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

Welcome to the month of August!  The summer is going way too quickly.  Can we slow it down a bit???

This weekend is our annual Mass in the Grass on Saturday, August 6th.  I know how much I enjoyed this event last ... Read More »

07/31/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

Welcome to the 18th Week of Ordinary Time!  We keep progressing through our summer months of Ordinary Time quickly, it seems.  May this week be one of faith, peace, and joy for all of you.

Let’s see what Saints/Feasts we are celebrating ... Read More »