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WELCOME TO

 

BEING GOOD STEWARDS.  GROWING GOD'S GIFTS​.

SAINT JOSEPH THE WORKER

We strive to be a parish of Good Stewards, praising and thanking God for His gifts of life, faith, family and friends and our parish and civic communities. We ask for His grace to grow and develop these gifts abundantly for the sake of His kingdom among us.

 
MASS SCHEDULE

Public Weekend Mass: 
Saturday: 4:00 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m.

Public Daily Mass: 
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m

 

Effective immediately, Covid Mass restrictions have been lifted.  Find more information here.  

LIVE MASS STREAMING 
Saturday, 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m.

CONFESSION

Saturday 3:00 - 3:45 p.m. 

CHURCH OPEN FOR PERSONAL PRAYER

In addition to Masses, the church will also be open during the following hours for private prayer:

Monday - Thursday:  8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday:  8 a.m. to 12 noon
Sunday: noon to 5 p.m.

 
SUNDAY GOSPEL & HOMILY

by: Bishop Christian

John 6:24-35

As important as bread is for the body, what we need more than anything else is bread for the spirit; the joy, peace and love that only Christ can bring.

Click the link below to view an archive of  Bishop Christian's homilies.

WEEKLY
BULLETIN

Click the link below to view our  bulletin archive.

WEEKLY REFLECTION

by: Bishop Christian

 

PARISH NEWS

Welcome!  Here you will find the latest information on our Parish and Diocesan-wide activities.  You can also visit our Parish Calendar for additional activities.  

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NEW: “Rest and Renew” Catholic Young Adult Retreat

NEW: “Rest and Renew” Catholic Young Adult Retreat

For ages 21-35

By the Dioceses of

Manchester and Portland


When:  Friday, September 10th, 7:00pm to Sunday, September 12th, 12:00pm


Where: Camp Marist, Effingham, NH


Cost: $125 per person- includes lodging, meals & program


For more details and to register:

https://yaretreat2021.eventbrite.com

Deadline for registration is Friday, September 3rd

The weekend will offer time for rest, reflection, prayer and socializing.

For more information:

Mary Jane Silvia: mjsilvia@rcbm.org

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NEW: Corpus Christi Annual Collection Of New Socks & Underwear For School Age Children

Can you help us with NEW socks and underwear again this year? Last year our drive was such a success, we were able to offer to all children ages 5-18. We will distribute these items when our families come into the Food Pantry throughout the month of September.


Please drop off at the parish area designated for food collection or at the Food Pantry, 3 Crown Street, on Monday/Wednesday from 10am-12pm or Tuesday/Thursday from 2-4pm.  


Thank you in advance for your continued support and generosity! Please call us at 603-598-1641 with any questions.

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Blood Drive ~ KNIGHTS NEWS

Knights of Columbus Council 12311

St. Joseph the Worker Parish


NEW: Blood Drive

Friday, August 27th, 1-6 pm


Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit:  redcrossblood.org and enter: JOSEPHTHEWORKER to schedule an appointment.


Join us in answering the call to help others give blood!

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Quo Vadis Days

Do you know where your life is going? The Lord Jesus has a great plan for you! High school age young men (ages 14-18) are invited to attend our upcoming Quo Vadis Days Hike and Game Day with other young men your age looking at the Lord’s call in your life while having lots of fun. These days are led by priests and seminarians of the diocese and will include a variety of games, prayer, and other opportunities to grow in friendship with the Lord and with each other.


For more information or to register please visit liveinblackandwhite.com or contact Fr. Von DeRosia,

Assistant Director of Vocations, at 603-635-3525 or vderosia@rcbm.org.


Game Day: Friday, August 6th

St. Patrick Parish, Pelham, NH

Cost: $20 (Financial Aid Available)

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All Are Welcome! Please Join Us!

Adoration Of the

Blessed Sacrament

(Chapel)

Tuesday evenings - 6 to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday mornings - 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon


“When you adore the Blessed Sacrament consider yourself the representative of the whole human race with Jesus...That He may give strength to the weak, light to those who live in darkness. That souls may flee from sin, that sinners repent, that those consecrated to God be filled with zeal and holiness.” ~ Blessed Fr. Giacomo Alberione


Thursday Evening Rosary

(Chapel)

At 6:00 p.m.


“When the Holy Rosary is said well, it gives Jesus and Mary more glory and is more meritorious than any other prayer.” ~ Louis de Montfort

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2021-2022 Faith Formation

Registration Forms


Registration forms for the 2021-2022 Faith Formation programs have been sent out via email or postal mail if we did not have your email address. If you have not yet received the form, please contact Miss Janice at 603-883-0757, Ext. 4 or janicemercure@stjoenash.org.

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Parish Communications

Read the latest communications from the parish.  To be added to our email distribution, click here.  

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FORMED Pick of the Week

Diving into the beauty of the Faith has never been easier: at home, on the go, or from any internet connected device. Discover thousands of books, audio talks, movies, documentaries, and studies... there is something for every member of the family to help them grow closer to Christ and His Church.  Visit our FORMED page for more information.  Check out this week's recommendations from FORMED. 

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Online Giving

For those of you interested in using “online giving”, please click on the Online Giving “button” which can be found in the top right corner or call Helen Dumont in the Finance Office for more details at 603-883-0757, ext. 3.


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🎶 Music for the Soul! 🎶

During difficult times, music can draw us closer to God and through his grace bring peace to our troubled hearts.  


  • K-Love Christian radio is now in our area!  You can listen to uplifting contemporary Christian music by tuning to 107.3FM!

  • Music For Your Soul!  Check out our website at:  https://www.stjoenash.org/music-for-the-soul

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Grow in Faith Resources

Please visit our Grow in Faith webpage to find many free resources to support prayer and engagement during these difficult days.  Also visit our Music for the Soul page for curated playlists.  


A valuable resource for the Liturgy of the Word for different age groups and families ~ please click here to go to Loyola Press Sunday Connection.


"God speaks to us in many ways, including through the Sunday Scripture readings. The Sunday Connection provides useful background and activities to better understand the upcoming Sunday's Scripture readings, helping you to connect the Scripture to daily life in a meaningful way.".

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Got Pictures?

Have pictures of Parish activities you’d like to share? We’d LOVE to use them on the Parish Website and Facebook page to promote our lively community! Please send pictures to Melissa Spinella at melissaspinella@live.com. Thank you!

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Like us on Facebook!

We continue to post prayers, uplifting messages, information regarding faith formation resources and much more!  Be sure to “Like” and “Follow” the page.  https://www.facebook.com/stjoenash


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