Fr. Joe the Worker

Fr. Joe the Worker

June 23

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear SJW Parishioners:

Welcome to another week of faith!  The summer is passing quickly, isn’t it?  How does that happen?  Need to put a “pause” button in effect.

This coming week at St. Joseph the Worker is our annual Vacation Bible School.  This is a wonderful week when we ... Read More »

June 16

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

 This Sunday is a very special one for our country.  HAPPY FATHER’S DAY to all men who are dads in any way.  This is your time to shine, celebrate, and relax.  Let the people around you who love you pamper you and ... Read More »

June 9

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

This Sunday, June 9th, is the annual Fr. Franzen Golf Outing in Auburn.  This event enables local “duffers” to show their talent on the greens.  After golf, a nice meal is served, plus prizes are given out.

Special thanks to Dave Kennedy ... Read More »

June 2

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear SJW Parishioners:

Welcome to the month of June!  May flew by, didn’t it?  Summer is now upon us, and that is a welcome season---picnics, ball games, beaches, vacations, hammocks, BBQ food---and so much more.

This weekend we celebrate the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Jesus.  Each ... Read More »

May 26

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of SJW:

Welcome to the end of May!  Wasn’t it just our Feast Day on May 1st?  Time is passing way too quickly this year.

This Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral in Springfield, five deacons will be ordained to the priesthood.  How blessed our diocese ... Read More »

May 19

Posted by Sue Coombe

Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

The end of the Easter season is here as we celebrate Pentecost this weekend.  Our 50-day journey will come to a close.  The Paschal candle will be put back near the baptismal font.  On Monday we return to Ordinary Time for our daily ... Read More »

May 12

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of SJW:

Happy Mother’s Day to all those who are moms in any way.  This weekend is a time to celebrate your presence in our parish and in the lives of your families.  Thank you so much for your faith witness, compassion, sacrifice, guidance, and love.  You ... Read More »

May 5

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of SJW:

We are still those “Alleluia” people, entering now our 6th week of the Easter season.  The 50 days of Easter are passing quickly.

This Sunday, May 5th, is the Chicken Dinner Fundraiser for the Catholic Heart Work Camp youth.  The proceeds from this event assist ... Read More »

April 28

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear St. Joseph the Worker Parishioners:

This week is a very special one for us.  This Wednesday is our Feast Day, May 1st.  On that day we celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker.  What a wonderful time this entire week for us to remember our patron saint.  ... Read More »

April 21

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

Welcome to the Fourth Sunday of Easter!  Isn’t it great to be in the Easter season?  These days in which we celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord are given to us to be joyful, hopeful, and faithful.  How can one not be ... Read More »