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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

Farwell Reception for Fr. John - 07/31/2014

There will be a farewell reception for Fr. John on Thursday evening July 31st from 6 to 8PM in the School Auditorium. Please stop by to wish Father well.

Adoration Friday, August 1st - 08/01/2014

Adoration 5pm to 10pm in the Church. "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

Religious Education

Watch the Bulletin and the parish website for final registration dates in August. Everyone must be registered before classes start in September. Thank you to all those who have registered. Have you checked out the website? .

Catechists Needed

We are in need of Catechists in the Religious Education Program. Please consider sharing your faith with the young people at St. Joseph. Please see the Bulletin for more details.


Our parish is now offering ONLINE GIVING. For additional information, or to sign up, visit our website at

Womens' Ministry

Please join Women's Ministry on Wednesday Nights for Fr. Robert Barron's amazing Catholicism series! This is an open group. Drop in any Wednesday at 7PM.

Eucharistic Ministers Still Needed

We are in need of Eucharistic Ministers for the 4pm, 9:30am and 11:30am Masses. Please prayerfully consider answering this call. It is an extremely rewarding experience. If you are interested in this ministry, please call Father John.

Monday Night Prayer Group - 07/26/2014

Come join us as we prepare for the following Sunday’s gospel reading. Also pray with us the “Liturgy of Hours”. We meet at the Convent Chapel on Monday evening from 7 – 8PM.

New Parish Website - 04/25/2014

Welcome to the new website for St. Joseph's Parish. We're excited to bring you this new site with new features. Look forward to seeing more great content on a regular basis here.


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Mass Times:

Saturday: 4:00pm Vigil
Sunday: 7:30, 9:30, 11:30am

Weekdays:Monday - Saturday 9:00am

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


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News from the Pilot and Archdiocese

Capital punishment: Gains being made on another pro-life issue

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- People don't seem to count gains and setbacks on the death penalty issue with quite the same intensity as they do with other issues. Even so, slowly but surely, gains are being made -- and more gains than setbacks. [Read More]

Patriarch decries 'mass cleansing' of Mosul by 'a bed of criminals'

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Syriac Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan, in Washington to meet with federal government representatives and members of Congress, decried the "mass cleansing" of Christians from Mosul, Iraq, by what he called "a bed of criminals." [Read More]

In El Salvador, priests work to fight influence of gangs

TONACATEPEQUE, El Salvador (CNS) -- Gangs once menaced this bedroom community on the outskirts of San Salvador; residents would lock themselves in their homes after dark. The gangs charged residents extortion -- "rent" -- to live in Tonacatepeque and carried out killings in the community -- sometimes attacking residents; other times settling scores among themselves in the streets. [Read More]

Hold the sauce: Pope heads to Vatican cafeteria for Friday fish menu

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Taking the chef completely by surprise, Pope Francis unexpectedly showed up to eat with the Vatican's blue collar workers at their cafeteria in the tiny city-state's "industrial park." [Read More]

Archbishop Chaput confirms pope to visit Philadelphia in September 2015

FARGO, N.D. (CNS) -- Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to attend the World Meeting of Families in the U.S. next year. [Read More]


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