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ADORATION CHAPEL UPDATES

Times for Benediction and Decor

New adoration hours, Benediction will now be at 7:00pm on Wednesday and Thursday., still 1:00pm on Friday's.

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A special thank you for the two donated pieces, to Jim Payne for the beautiful angels and another for Alan Stickel for the artful woodwork on the shelves. We have such talent in our community. God bless you!

COMMUNITY EDUCATION WORKER/PRESCHOOL PROMISE

PARENT DEVELOPMENT GRADUATION

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The Zomi and Myanmar Catholic community started with the CEW in 2017 teaching immigrant parents classes. Today we celebrated the graduation of the parents who attended the CEW course, which started the first week in April this year and ended today June 13th. A wonderful luncheon of traditional foods were enjoyed after the certificates were presented to the attendees. 

PENTECOST SUNDAY

June 9, 2019

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The love of God has been poured into our hearts through the Spirit of God dwelling within us, alleluia.

Lord send out your Spirit and renew the face of the earth. 

Come  Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love!

ARMSTONG FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP 2019

Congratulations to the recipiates!

Krista Antonio,   Nathan Feltner,   Daniel Jefferies,   Beah Marian,   Morgan Ruff and   Khan Tung, 

All high school graduates this year who received scholarships to the college of their choice through the generosity of the Armstrong Foundation and David and Cathy Mastroieni.  The dedication that they applied to their studies and the many church activities they were involved with earned them these awards.  May they continue to achieve the goals they set their minds to throughout their lives. St. Joseph the Worker wishes them all the best. God bless all of you.

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15 YEARS A PRIEST

Anniversary Party

 The Hispanic Mass attendees surprised Fr. Ted with a cake after their 1:00 pm Mass on May 26th. On the actual day, May 28th, of his anniversary, he was presented with a framed crucifix in appreciate for being a priest. 

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FIRST COMMUNION

A Mother’s Day Gift

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All the Masses on the weekend of May 11th and 12th including an extra Mass on Saturday at noon blessed the congregation of St. Joseph with almost 60 youths receiving their First Communion. Congratulations to all!

A PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND

October 14-25, 2019 - LEAD BY REV. TED PRENTICE

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Walk the footsteps of Jesus in the land of Abraham with Holy Land Tours. You can check the itinerary and register online at the following link below.

Learn the bible like never before, see where Jesus preached and taught in the land where it all began.

Round trip airfare from Portland, hotel accommodations, breakfast, dinner, transportation, tour guide, and all entrance fees included in the cost of the trip which is $3,595, price is for a double occupancy room. Single accommodations available for additional fee.

 click here:  http://www.holylandtoursllc.com/tours/tours/

RECONCILIATION TIME CHANGE

Saturday time has been shortened see below for complete schedule

Saturday 8:15 to 8:45am, 4:30 to 4:45pm    Sunday 7:45 to 8:15am, 9:45 to 10:15am First Friday’s 8:45 to 9:15am

ADORATION - JESUS IS CALLING YOU - WON'T YOU COME TO HIM?

We are always in need of people to spend an hour with Jesus.

Regular Adoration times are available: Weds. & Thurs. 9:00 am - 10:00 pm, Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm. Benediction is at close of each day Weds. and Thurs. - 10:00pm and Friday - 1:00pm  

Please consider committing to 1 holy hour a week. For signups and the code; contact  Claire at the parish office, 503-761-8710 x 104,  cell 503-804-0980 or email claireclowstjosephtheworker@gmail.com

Adoration The Eucharist is:  Jesus truly present - Body, Blood, Soul, And Divinity!Comments from people who started Adoration; "I never want to be without this experience again.", "This has changed my life", "If only people would try one hour, they'd flock to this change  and to Jesus.", "I am so thankful we have this at our church."

SAVE THE DATE

October 27, 2019 a visit from the Arch bishop Samples for Sunday Mass 10:30am followed with a luncheon. The 1:00pm and 3:30pm Masses are canceled on this day.

POST A PRAYER ON THE GAPLINE

 Prayer Request:  Email to sjtw-gapline@hotmail.com to and request a prayer intention.You may also contact Claire Clow, 503-761-8710 x104

FURNITURE PROGRAM

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday, Noon to 2:00 pm.

See Helping Hands Ministry for further information.

Social Hall Rental Policy and Fees

Updated Fees and Policies Available

If you are considering the rental of  the remodeled Fr. John Amsberry Social Hall, you can contact the parish office for the new fee schedule and rental guidelines created by our parish Finance and Pastoral Councils.  

503-761-8710 x101 

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