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Welcome to St. Joseph Parish, Holbrook

St. Joseph Parish is a welcoming Catholic community in the small South Shore town of Holbrook, Massachusetts, with a rich history of faith-filled worship of the Lord and a mission to bring Christ to the world through our worship, the sacraments, our school, and our families. All are welcome.

Parish News

Men's Clothing Drive - 9/26 & 9/27

The Long Island Shelter for the Homeless is asking for our help again. They need gently used items for men. The shelter provides services and beds for over 400 homeless. The clothing drive will take place the weekend of September 26/27. Gently used items needed are: Shirts: crewneck, collared, dress Pants: work, casual, dress, jeans Sweatshirts, sweaters and vests Coats, jackets and rainwear Footwear - all types and sizes Belts, hats and flip flops Pants are desperately needed.

Parent Meetings for CCD Classes

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Children's Choir - First Practice Oct 5

Children’s Choir for boys and girls in our parish who are in grades 2-8 will begin on Monday October 5. Rehearsals will be Mondays from 5:30 to 6:15pm in the Church choir loft. Choir will sing at the 11am Mass the 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month; Thanksgi

Adoration - 9:30a to 11:30a St. Joseph's

Adoration at St. Joseph's Church, every Thursday, from 9:30am to 11:30am. "Could you not keep watch with me for one hour?" "Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation." Matthew 26: 40-41

Adoration- 12p to 3p - St. Michael, Avon

*Will resume Friday, September 4, 2015.* Every Friday, Noon to 3pm at St. Michael Church, Avon. "Could you not keep watch with me for one hour?" "Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation." Matthew 26: 40-41

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St. Joseph's Adult Choir

St. Joseph's Adult Choir begins its season on Thursday, September 10 with the first rehearsal at 7PM in the Choir Loft. All parishioners, high school age and older, are most welcome to join! All voice types and levels of experience are needed, and we're flexible with scheduling. We will gladly accept whatever time commitment you can make! We sing the first, third, and fifth Sundays of each month at the 11AM Mass. Deepen your participation at Mass and have fun with a group of welcoming, faith-filled people! If you have questions, please contact the director, Stephen Williams, at


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Mass Times:

Saturday: 4:00pm Vigil (Both Parishes)
Sunday: 7:30am (St. Joseph), 9:00 (St. Michael), 11:00am (St. Joseph)

Weekdays: Monday and Friday - 9:00am St. Michael & Wednesday and Thursday - 9am St. Joseph.  There will be no Morning Mass on Tuesday and Saturday at either parish.

Confession:Welcome! Saturday 3:00-3:45pm or by contacting a priest. Click here for our staff directory

Eucharistic Adoration: 9:30-11:30am, Thursdays (Sept-May)


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News from the Pilot and Archdiocese

Synod15: Press Briefing Oct. 5th

Vatican City (ZENIT) -- While acknowledging the Church needs to pastorally accompany struggling families, the Archbishop of Paris, Cardinal AndréVingt-Trois, says if people believes this means doing away with or changing Church doctrine in the Synod, they are mistaken. [Read More]

Hunger is a 'scandal,' a 'sin' in a world of plenty, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Hunger is a "true scandal" that threatens the life and dignity of millions of people while tons of food go to waste, Pope Francis said. [Read More]

On synod's eve, Vatican official declares his homosexuality

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- On the eve of the start of the Synod of Bishops on the family, a Polish monsignor who works in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, publicly declared he is homosexual and has a stable partner. [Read More]

Pope says synod is not parliament, but place to listen to Holy Spirit

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The world Synod of Bishops on the family is not a parliament where participants will negotiate or lobby, Pope Francis said, but it must be a place of prayer where bishops speak with courage and open themselves to "God who always surprises us." [Read More]

God's Dream for Creation Is Loving Union Between Man, Woman

Vatican City (ZENIT) -- At 10 am today, the 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Pope Francis presided at theMass in St. Peter's Basilica for the opening of theOrdinary General Assembly of the Synodof Bishops on the theme: 'The vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world.'Below is the Vatican-provided translation of the homily Pope Francis delivered during the Mass: [Read More]


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