Homily Archive


Recent Homilies

08
Dec 2018
Make Room Week 2 Homily

In his homily, Father Paul talked about how we need to apply John the Baptist’s words to our lives and prepare the way of the Lord in our hearts. Are there “weeds” and “stumps,” or sinful behaviors and lifestyles, that I need to clear and uproot? Is my life a winding road of lies and deception that I need to make straight? Are there rough roads of jealousy and greed that I need to make smooth? Are there deep valleys of depression and conflict that I need to build a bridge across?......

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18
Nov 2018
Homily for November 18

In his homily, Father Paul asked us if our names will be written in the Book of Life. We don’t know when God will come, so we need to live each day as if the end will be right now. Are we ready to meet the Lord? Are there people we need to forgive? Do we need forgiveness of others? As you go about your week, think about how you can life your life as if each moment is your last. You can read Father Paul’s homily here: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time......

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01
Nov 2018
All Saints Mass Times at SJTW

What do We Celebrate Today? Today, we celebrate all the holy women and men identified as saints. We remember their examples of faith, prayer and love and reflect on how we can learn from them. The saints are not just those officially recognized by the Catholic Church. Saints are people who have lived their lives for God and carried out His Will faithfully and lovingly. They are now with God in heaven. Why is Today a Holy Day of Obligation? Today’s First Reading sums up the purpose of All Saints’ Day. Today......

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Weekend Previews

Mass Times Here at SJTW
October 27, 2018

The Weekend of October 27-28

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us this weekend as we celebrate the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time In the Readings First Reading Jeremiah 31:7-9 In the First Reading, God tells His people to...


Mass Times Here at SJTW
October 19, 2018

The Weekend of October 20-21

This Weekend at SJTW Father Paul joins us this weekend as we celebrate the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 53:10-11 In the First Reading, Isaiah talks about how Jesus...


Mass Times Here at SJTW
October 13, 2018

The Weekend of October 13-14

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us this weekend as we celebrate the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Wisdom 7:7-11 In the First Reading, we hear that the author...


St. Joseph the Worker Mass Times
September 29, 2018

The Weekend of September 29-30

This Weekend at SJTW Father Paul joins us as we celebrate the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Numbers 11:25-29 In the First Reading, two men receive the Spirit and begin...


SJTW Mass Times
September 22, 2018

The Weekend of September 22-23

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us as we celebrate the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Wisdom 2:12, 17-20 In the First Reading, the wicked say they will torture...


St. Joseph the Worker Mass Times
September 15, 2018

The Weekend of September 15-16

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us as we celebrate the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time and Catechetical Weekend! In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 50:4c-9a In the First Reading, Isaiah writes about how...


SJTW Mass Times
September 08, 2018

The Weekend of September 8-9

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us as we celebrate the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 35:4-7a In the First Reading, Isaiah tells us not to be afraid....


St. Joseph the Worker Mass Times
September 01, 2018

The Weekend of September 1-2

This Weekend at SJTW This weekend, Father Dave joins us to celebrate the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8 In the First Reading, Moses tells the people to...