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MASS SCHEDULE

 

Regular scheduled Masses ( Non Holiday)

 

Saturday Vigil Mass

4:00 pm

Sunday Mass

8:00 am

10:00 am

12:00 pm (Spanish)

Tues - Fri

9:00 am

C.C.D. Classes (September - May)

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

 

R.C.I.A. Classes (September - May)

Wednesday 6:00 pm

Sacrament of Penance

1 hour before Masses and by appointment

Adoration of Blessed Sacrament

Every Friday after mass

Ash Wednesday Masses: 9 AM and 7 PM (bilingual)

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LOVE AND FAITH

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WELCOMING YOU HOME

Our first gathering as a community was on September 16, 1992, as a storefront on Highway 411 in Madisonville, and our name was the Catholic Community of Monroe County. With the help of the Diocese of Knoxville, the land was purchased on Old Tellico Highway, and the church, now officially St. Joseph the Worker, was blessed on May 25, 2001. Since then we have had Fr. Tom Vos (2003), Fr. Peter Iorio (2006), Fr. P.J. McGinnity (2009), and Fr. John Arthur Orr (2016) reside as Pastor of our parish. On, July 1, 2018,

Fr. Julius Abuh was assigned as our fifth pastor and now leads the parish with hopes of continued growth.

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ABOUT OUR CHURCH

We are a quaint, tight-knit parish in a rural community focused on spreading the love of Christ in accordance with Papal Principles.

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MINISTRIES
  • Parish Pastoral Council

  • Finance Committee

  • Communication

  • Spiritual Life Ministry

  • Education

  • Social Action

  • Family Life

  • Parish Life

  • Administrative

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INTENTIONS

To request a mass intention please follow the link to our calendar page and fill out the form with the information requested.

VIRTUS CHANGES: ALL VOLUNTEERS PLEASE READ!!

The Diocese's Safe Environment Program, formerly known as VIRTUS, has been updated, improved, and renamed. Everyone who is a volunteer (and employee) at St Joseph the Worker Parish must sign up with this new program (CMGConnect) and submit to a new background check and watch new training videos. The good news is that everything is now ALL ONLINE and extremely easy to do from the comfort of your home on a computer or from your cell phone. The Diocese will maintain a database of everyone and their status, making it easier for those who volunteer at multiple parishes to not have to submit duplicate forms. Please create a new account at http://Knoxville.CMGConnect.org and click on Volunteer to begin. If you have any questions, please contact Sue at the church office!

WEEKLY UPDATES
Bulletin:
Reflections:
Celebrations

Birthdays

Nicanor Almanza, Salvador Berry, Tina Bolton, David Coronilla, Lorenzo Garcia, Yolanda Hansen, Linda Herrick, Jeanne Hoffor, Antonio Jaimes-Mondone, Ivan Lara, Armando Lemus, Edward Lopez, Sandra Mejia, Santiel Mejia, Kathleen Mortensen, Brittany Requena, Mario Santoyo-Ceja, Alondra Vargas, Marvin Velasquez, Patricia Wolf

Anniversaries:

Fernando & Sandra Mora

Altar Flower

are donated in honor of the 60th Wedding Anniversary of Bill & Lenore Marquardt. Congratulation!

Announcements:
Father Julius will conduct a Pet Blessing on Saturday, Oct 7 at 3:00 pm in front of the Church. Bring you cats, dogs, guinea pigs, rabbits, etc. (but NO snakes) for a special blessing in honor of St Francis of Assisi Feast Day.

It’s FALL CLEAN-UP TIME at St Joseph the Worker. On Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 am – 1 pm the Building & Grounds committee will be leading the Fall Cleanup effort. There are numerous jobs that will need to be completed before the snow flies
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Thought for the Week:

We count on God's mercy for our past mistakes, on God's love for our present needs, on God's sovereignty for our future." ~ Saint Augustine

 

“You will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of retribution…. Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” ~ Nelson Mandela

In nomine Patris et Filii

et Spiritus Sancti

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