About Us

Welcome to the home page of Saint Joseph the Workman Catholic Church near Colton, South Dakota.  Saint Joseph Parish is a part of the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, which is under the guidance of the Most Reverend Paul J. Swain.  That pastor of Saint Joseph is Rev. Jeff Norfolk.  Rev. Norfolk is a native of Mitchell and resides in Garretson, South Dakota.  He is the pastor of Saint Rose of Lima Parish in Garretson, and serves as the chaplain for the State Penitentiary.  Andrew Welbig serves as the director of religious education.  Sharal Akin provides assistance with finances for both parishes and other clerical duties.  Melinda Aalberg provides assistance with editing the parish bulletin.