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Aug 2018
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

What do we celebrate today? Today, we celebrate when Mary was taken up, body and soul, into heaven at the end of her life on earth. Catholics believe that Mary died in the presence of the Apostles. But when her tomb was opened, no one was inside. Her body and her soul were taken into heaven by the power of God’s grace. Why is it a Holy Day of Obligation? When we reflect on Mary, our Lady’s Assumption, we also contemplate our own eternity. When our own earthly lives are over, we......

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St. Joseph the Worker Contemporary Worship Music

Music for August 19

Prelude: Christ in Me Arise (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aO6TAHD2Rxs) Gathering: Today Is the Day (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJJQjFnX0nk) Psalm: Taste and See (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtiIjb6pbZo) Alleluia: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWZYPcCCz6o) Preparation of Gifts: The Wonders of Your Love (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qabCDIgtdRA) Holy: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KccDIVxigzM) We Proclaim Your Death: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ton1MB1ed8)...


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St. Joseph the Worker Contemporary Worship Music

Music for August 12

Songs for the 11:00 Contemporary Mass on Sunday, August 12: Prelude: We Believe (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjZ01FcK0yk) Gathering: Thrive (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jNJ59o4QgE) Psalm: Taste and See (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtiIjb6pbZo) Alleluia: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWZYPcCCz6o) Preparation of Gifts: The Wonders of Your Love (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qabCDIgtdRA) Holy: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KccDIVxigzM) We Proclaim Your...


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Death Penalty Inadmissable

Catholics and the Death Penalty

Pope Francis has approved an update to the Catechism of the Catholic Church regarding the death penalty. Catholic teaching now states the death penalty is “inadmissible” in all circumstances because it is an attack...


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St. Joseph the Worker Contemporary Worship Music

Music for August 5

Songs for the 11:00 Contemporary Mass on Sunday, August 5: Prelude: We Belong to You (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PmfGGHF6cs) Gathering: Open Up the Heavens (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eF9pVCDHN_4) Psalm: Taste and See (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5AomFKqZ8w) Alleluia: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWZYPcCCz6o) Preparation of Gifts: Open the...


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Emma Schopp Youth Minister

Meet Emma

My name is Emma Schopp and I am St. Joseph the Worker’s new Youth Minister! I grew up in central Illinois in a Catholic home, I am the 3rd of 5 children. I have 2...


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St. Joseph the Worker Contemporary Worship Music

Music for July 29

Songs for the 11:00 Contemporary Mass on Sunday, July 29: Prelude: Glorious Day (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXp6xcY5IqU) Gathering: Our God Is Here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhsXYw3evv4) Psalm: The Hand of the Lord Feeds Us (https://ocp.org/en-us/songs/88911/the-hand-of-the-lord-feeds-us;-he-answers-all-our-needs) Alleluia: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWZYPcCCz6o) Preparation: The Wonders of Your Love (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qabCDIgtdRA)...


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SJTW Mass Times

This Weekend at SJTW

The Weekend of July 21-22 This weekend Father Dave joins us as we celebrate the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Jeremiah 23:1-6 In the First Reading, we hear God...


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St. Joseph the Worker Contemporary Worship Music

Music for July 22

Songs for the 11:00 Contemporary Mass on Sunday, July 22: Prelude: Blessings (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWaYxLnQLWI) Gathering: Build Your Kingdom Here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcSWpVKKMcs) Psalm: The Lord Is My Shepherd (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALSsKDo8eKY) Alleluia: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWZYPcCCz6o) Preparation: 10,000 Reasons (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3K3roEF36k) Holy: (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KccDIVxigzM) We Proclaim Your Death:(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ton1MB1ed8) Amen: (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8FxNf0JVow)...


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