St. Joseph the Worker Parish Sikka Hadid
HistorySt. Joseph the Worker Parish Was Established on Sunday, November 7th, 1976 by the Diocese of Wau Catholic Church. In the year (1981) It was handed over to the Salesians of Don Bosco Congregation. Initially, it consisted of a larger area which later on was divided (1997) into two parishes: St. Joseph the worker Parish and St. Daniel Comboni Parish. Currently, the parish has Seven substations namely, St. Joseph, St. Josephine Bakhita, St. Mary Queen of Peace, St. Mother Tereza, St. Stephen, Sacred Heart of Jesus, and Azande Catholic Community. the Parish community is committed to offering Spiritual, Pastoral, and Educational care to the members of the Parish and beyond.
St Joseph’s the Worker Parish strives to be a welcoming faith community, committed to spiritual, pastoral, and educational growth/renewal in Jesus Christ Inspired by the life and teachings of Jesus Christ and the Church, and based on the charism of St John Bosco and the spirit of St Francis de Sales, we endeavor to reach beyond our regular worshipping community. Our community has the following characteristics:
- a home that welcomes
- a parish that evangelizes
- a school that prepares for life
- a playground where friends can meet and share.
We strive to be an enlivened faith community that walks with CHRIST and His Church to strengthen faith and live it in a variety of ways;
- aware of the presence of CHRIST, especially through liturgical celebrations and nourished by the POWER of CHRIST in the SACRAMENTS.
- we are a community that is fostered and developed through:
- Parish Ministry Groups working together;
- a place where YOUTH is valued, empowered, challenged, and involved in Parish life;
- a community seeking to undertake new initiatives for the benefit of the whole Parish;
- involved in an ongoing process of evaluation and response to changing needs of our times as they arise in our community.