SJTW Sister Parish
January 03, 2019

An Update from Haiti

Here’s an update from Fr. Paul Dorlean at our sister parish, St. Therese of the Child Jesus in Gonaiaves, Haiti: Grace and peace be with you from the newborn whom we all celebrate in this...

Thank You Christian Stillings
December 31, 2018

Christian’s Farewell

Christian Stillings, our former Contemporary Worship Leader, wrote the following message for the bulletin as he prepared to set off on his next adventure at St. Pius X in Urbandale, IA: When I started here...

A Message from Archbishop Jackels
August 31, 2018

Reflecting on the Abuse Crisis

From the Archbishop of Dubuque, Michael Jackels: From Bad to Worse Sex abuse of a minor – bad. By an ordained person – worse. When his superior knew about it, and did nothing – worst....

Death Penalty Inadmissable
August 03, 2018

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 on...

Emma Schopp Youth Minister
July 25, 2018

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 younger...

Installation Weekend Mass Times
July 14, 2018

This Weekend at SJTW

The Weekend of July 14-15 It’s a busy weekend here at St. Joseph the Worker! We will welcome all three of our new priests, celebrate Vacation Bible School, welcome a new member of God’s family...

Our new Website
July 10, 2018

Our New Website!

Welcome to our new website! We’ve been working hard over the past several months to bring you a great new experience and new ways to connect with the parish. Here are a few highlights: The...