We are happy to announce the addition of Fr. Mike McNamara to our parish family. Fr. Mike, originally from Quincy has been ordained a priest for 31 years. For past 27 years he has been director of Servants of Christ Ministries in Scituate, a ministry of evangelization and healing.He will continue with this ministry along with his part time assignment as parochial vicar here at St. Joseph's. Over the years, Fr. Mike has directed and organized days of recollection, retreats, pilgrimages, Bible studies and healing services and has become familiar with our wonderful parish through the many parishioners who have attended these services. He is looking forward to becoming a part of the parish family here at St. Joseph's. Please be sure to introduce yourself to him over the next few weeks.
On December 24th at 5:45 p.m., the Children's Liturgy Committee
offers a special Mass for the children of the parish. Join us as we portray the Gospel story. All children grade 2 and under are invited to participate by dressing as shepherds or angels. Grade 3 and up are invited to be candle holders. This is truly a wonderful way to celebrate Jesus and begin your Christmas Season.
For all students in Grade 5 - 8!
Jedlie will perform his magic and illusion show here at St. Joseph the Worker on Monday, December 13th at 7:00 p.m.
His first trick will be to turn our Grade 6, 7, & 8 EDGE session into a fun and entertaining performance of "Jesus Brings the Magic"
The Mass Times for Christmas are as follows:
Christmas Eve 4:00 p.m., 5:45 p.m. (Children's Pagent), 8:00 p.m. and Midnight.
Christmas Day at 9:15 and 11: 00 a.m.
The Mass Times for New Year's Day, The Solemnity of Mary, are as follows:
New Year's Eve at 4:00 p.m.
News Year's Day at 9:15 and 11:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m is the Sunday Vigil Mass for January 2nd.
will be held on Wednesday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m. at the Hanson Middle School. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to tryout. For further information, please contact Dave Lewek (781-826-8682).
sponsored by our St. Vincent de Paul has begun. Tags with items requested by needy families are available in the gathering area. Distribution of gifts will be on Sunday, December 19. Please return gifts early to allow for distribution in time for Christmas. The gift tag you take MUST be securely fastened to your wrapped gift. If you purchase items not designated for a specific person, please do not wrap that item so we can be sure to give it where it will be most needed. If you lose your gift tag, please call the rectory so we may match gift to request.
Requests are kept confidential.
Do you know a family or individual within the parish who would welcome holiday help with a Christmas food basket, courtesy of the Knights of Columbus? Our St. Vincent de Paul Society will provide a food basket again this year. Please call the rectory, between 9AM- 3PM, at 781-293-3581. All request go through St. Vincent de Paul and are kept confidential.