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COFFEE AND DONUTS START UP AGAIN: SJTW Begins the Return to “Normal”

STARTING SUNDAY, AUGUST 1 EVERY FIRST AND SECOND SUNDAY AFTER 8:30 AND 10:30 MASSES

Rosemary And BetsyCleto CatabayRemember these days?  

Cheerful visits over dark coffee and fresh (well, mostly fresh) donuts?  Those days are returning!  Coffee and donuts are back two weekends a month after the 8:30 and 10:30 Masses.  

This is an opportunity to engage with fellow parishioners. A time to take a break with families and friends, to offer a warm welcome to our visiting parishioners and to extend a hand to those new to our parish. Invite someone you haven’t seen at Mass for awhile! 

 A huge Thank You to Frances Kenney and Suzanne Belatti for stepping up to coordinate Coffee and Donuts! Look for more information in upcoming newsletters and on our website. Goodbye to pandemic days!

YOUTH TO TRAVEL FOR SERVICE TRIP

JULY 26-30

Our Youth Ministry Team Leaders, Jason De Leon and Lisa Velazquez are leading the Life Teen group on a Mission in Georgia this week, July 26 through July 31. Fr. Ted is accompanying them. While he is away, daily Masses at St. Joseph the Worker are cancelled (including the Saturday 4pm vigil on the 31st.) Fr. Ted has however, taken the Mass intentions reserved for those dates with him, and will remember those intentions while saying Mass in Georgia. PLEASE PRAY THAT THE LIFE TEEN GROUP FINDS SPIRITUAL CONNECTION AND ENRICHMENT AS THEY STRIVE TO PUT THEIR FAITH INTO ACTION ON THIS TRIP. For more information on the camp go to https://lifeteen.com/camps/restore-mission-camps.

Img 7764 (2)Nick Phillips, Jason De Leon, and Lisa Velazquez form a relay line to stack bags of cans and bottles which serves as a way for youth to give back to St. Joseph the Worker and also help with protecting our environment.

Img 7757Maddie Ruff sits amid a mountain of cans and bottles bags.

TO REQUEST A FLORAL ALTAR BOUQUET

CONTACT JODIE ROSSI WELL AHEAD OF THE DATE YOU WANT. Our Flower Arranger, Jodie Rossi, will prepare a weekend altar bouquet for a loved one (living or deceased). You can commemorate a birthday, anniversary, graduation, or create a flower memorial. Suggested donation is $25 per weekend. Contact Jodie at 503-936-3434 or jodie@nickrossi.com.

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KEEP INFORMED

Our parish has the ability to send notes to you to help with your spiritual health.  We can send you excellent spiritual, scripture, and seasonal inspirations from Bishop Robert Barron during these times when we cannot attend Mass. Click Here  to sign up if you don't already have Flock Note or Log in if you are already receiving our notes.

CANS AND BOTTLES FOR YOUTH GROUP

STILL COLLECTING DURING COVID-19

Our youth group is still collecting cans and bottles. Please use the blue bags provided in the narthex since they have our SJTW Youth Group bar code to assure all donations are credited to us.  You may drop off cans and bottles at the office or at a BottleDrop location .  You may also drop them in the narthex of the church, but please do so ONLY ON THE THIRD SUNDAY of each month, and please not during Mass since the sound carries easily into the sanctuary. Thank you for helping our youth gain these valuable spiritual, mental, physical, and educational experiences!  Call Terri x101 or email at sjtwadmin@comcast.net for questions.

CATHOLIC SENTINEL AVAILABLE ONLINE

PRINT COPIES ALSO IN NARTHEX

The Catholic Sentinel, like so many other organizations, is trying to cut down waste during this pandemic, so limited copies of the Sentinel will be available in the narthex or you can access the issues online in English: catholicsentinel.org and in Spanish: elcentinelacatolico.org . They also have them in Flipbook versions at: mysentinelnow.org (English) and elcentinelaahora.org (Spanish). 

POST A PRAYER ON THE GAPLINE

 Prayer Request:  Email to sjtw-gapline@hotmail.com to and request a prayer intention.You may also contact Liz Daily at gunndaily@yahoo.com