Browsing Fr. Joe the Worker

10.24.2021

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners:

 

In my life I need reminders every day.  Reminders to do this or that; to go here or there; to not forget to take a particular thing to the office.  I have notes around the office & the parish house to make sure my brain is ... Read More »

10.17.2021

Posted by Sue Coombe

This Sunday, October 17th, is a very special day in my life.  It is the birthday of the greatest woman I have ever met---my mom!  I don’t know why, but God blessed me with the best mom ever.  What a wonderful privilege for me to be the only person ... Read More »

10.10.2021

Posted by Olivia Szamocki

The month of October is a month dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.  We are called to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary even more during this month. 

WHY?  She was the Mother of God.  She gave birth to the Savior of the world.  She was that immaculate, faithful, loving, ... Read More »

10.3.2021

Posted by Olivia Szamocki

Dear Parishioners:

In our Catholic Church we celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4th.  Francis has been one of the most renowned & famous Saints of our history.  He left his mark on the Catholic Church in many ways.

He began the Order of Franciscans, ... Read More »

9.26.2021

Posted by Olivia Szamocki

Dear Parishioners:

This weekend you won’t see me.  My best friend & classmate, Fr. Rick Weltin, will preside at all the Masses.  Why?  Because I will be in St. Louis at my Miniature Bottle Club Show/Convention.  Yes, it is true---this is the one weekend a year that I know ... Read More »

9.19.2021

Posted by Olivia Szamocki

Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

This Sunday, September 19th, is Catechetical Sunday, a day to recognize & celebrate those men & women in our parish who minister to us as catechists, teachers of the Catholic Faith.  They give of their time & talent so that others may grow ... Read More »

9.12.2021

Posted by Olivia Szamocki

Dear Parishioners of SJW:

This Sunday morning & Wednesday evening we begin another Faith Formation year. Under the faithful & competent leadership of our Coordinator, Janice Anderson, & her dedicated catechists, our young people are able to experience the joys of the Catholic Faith. I am grateful to Janice ... Read More »

9.5.2021

Posted by Olivia Szamocki

St. Joseph the Worker Parishioners:

Welcome to another week of our faith journey together!  As we being a new month, may we all recommit ourselves to being Catholic stewards & disciples for the Lord who loves us deeply.

This Monday, September 6th, is Labor Day in our country.  This ... Read More »

8.22.2021

Posted by Olivia Szamocki

Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

Hope you are all doing well.  I need to tell you how much I enjoy being pastor here.  You have made me feel so welcomed.  Your hospitality, kindness, smiles, & outreach have touched me deeply.  I really do think the Lord called me ... Read More »

8.15.2021

Posted by Olivia Szamocki

Parishioners of St. Joseph:

 

Welcome to the middle of the month!  August is sure going quickly, meaning that school is right around the corner.  I wish all the administrators, faculty & staff, students & parents, as well as volunteers, coaches, benefactors, & all others a happy & ... Read More »