Browsing Fr. Joe the Worker

5/15/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear God’s Holy People of SJW:

How blessed we are to continue to journey through the Easter season!  These 50 days are given to us to celebrate the Lord’s Resurrection, to immerse ourselves more in the life-giving waters of our own baptism.  Let us never doubt for one minute ... Read More »

5/08/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear SJW Parishioners:

This Sunday, May 8th, is a very special day for many women in our parish, as we celebrate Mother’s Day.  What a wonderful time to give thanks to God for the gift of motherhood.  I always say:  “God knew what He was doing when He created moms.”

Let us be filled with deep gratitude for all women in our lives who are moms in any way.  Their care, love, support, sacrifice, and joy are examples for us to follow, and for which to appreciate each day as we grow ... Read More »

05/01/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

HAPPY FEAST DAY!  This Sunday, May 1st, is the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker.  However, because it occurs on a Sunday of Easter, this year the 3rd Sunday, our Feast Day is not celebrated in the liturgical calendar.  The Easter Sunday “trumps” ... Read More »

4/24/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

Are you still feeling it?  Feeling what, you may ask?  The Easter Alleluia in your heart!!!  Just days ago we once again celebrated the great day of Resurrection, when our Lord who was crucified on the cross rose from the dead to ... Read More »

4/17/2022 Easter

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

Happy Easter to you and to your families!  The glorious event of our salvation is remembered and celebrated once again – Jesus Christ is RISEN!  ALLELUIA!!!

I wish you all a joyous, faith-filled, and peaceful Easter and Easter season.  May our Risen ... Read More »

04/10/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker:

Welcome to the HOLIEST week of our liturgical year!!  We enter Holy Week, the days we remember what our Lord Jesus endured for our salvation. 

PALM SUNDAY:  Jesus enters Jerusalem to be crowned King, but not an earthly King, but a heavenly ... Read More »

04/03/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear SJW Parishioners:

We enter our 5th week of Lent.  Our 40-day journey is coming to an end soon.  SO—let us continue to change our hearts, better our lives, grow in holiness, deepen our prayer, and be sacrificing followers of Christ.  May we open our hearts and souls to ... Read More »

03/27/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Parishioners of SJW:

Happy Week 4 of Lent!  The 40 days are quickly passing us by.  But, we still have adequate time to immerse ourselves into this season of reform and renewal.

This 4th Sunday of Lent is called “LAETERE” Sunday, our Lenten Sunday of REJOICING.  Why?  We are ... Read More »

03/20/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners of SJW:

Lent is heading into Week 3!  This wonderful time the Lord gives us is to be used by all of us for changing our lives more into the Lord.  How have we attempted to do that during Week 2 of Lent?

And during the past ... Read More »

03/13/2022

Posted by Sue Coombe

Dear Parishioners:

Welcome to the 2nd full week of Lent!  How did the first full week go for you?  Did you take advantage of the prayer opportunities offered here at SJW?  Did you take time at home for prayer, fasting, and giving of your time, talent, and treasure? 

The ... Read More »