The Mission is an opportunity to renew and enliven our commitment to Jesus Christ in our way of life.
2017 Parish Mission – Happy Are WE
- Sunday, November 12, from 6:30-8:00pm in the church.
- We will view the video “Happy Are We,” the second part of Bishop Robert Barron’s “Catholicism” series.
- There will be a candle meditation from our parish young adults highlighting the Beatitude stained glass windows.
- We will provide take-home reflection questions and other materials for faith-sharing groups.
- We will close with a youth presentation featuring the song “I Stand.”
Contact Carol Lavenz to learn more.
Parish Office: 563-588-1433
All Parish Read
The All-Parish Read is when we come together as a parish to read and reflect on a book. The books we read reflect on our Catholic faith and touch on topics like spirituality and morality.
St. Joseph the Worker All Parish Read Book Titles
2006: Life of the Beloved by Henri Nouwen
2007: When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner
2008: The Shack by William Young
2009: Come Be My Light by Mother Teresa
2010: Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom
2011: The Holy Longing by Ronald Rolheiser
2012: Rediscovering Catholicism by Matthew Kelly
2013: One Great Act of Fidelity by Ronald Rolheiser
2014: The Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic by Matthew Kelly
2015: The Joy of the Gospel Group Reading Guide by Bill Huebsch
2016: On Care for our Common Home Group Reading Guide by Bill Huebsch
2017: Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith by Bishop Robert Barron
If you want to find these books and others, check out the Parish Library in Martin Hall!