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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

Ascension Thursday - May 5, 2016

May 5 is the Feast of the Ascension, is a Holyday of Obligation. The Mass schedule for the Holyday is as follows: 4PM Vigil Mass on Wednesday at St. Michael, Avon and a 9AM Mass here at St. Joseph.

Rosary For Life - May 18, 2016 - 7pm

Respect for Life Rosary for the protection of ALL life from Natural Concepcion until Natural Death. Your voice is needed! Meet in the Convent Chapel.

Eucharistic Ministers Needed

There is a need for additional Eucharistic Ministers at all of the Masses. Read more

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

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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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

Irish bishop calls nun's death in Ecuador quake 'loving sacrifice'

LONDONERRY, Northern Ireland (CNS) -- Bishop Donal McKeown of Derry told hundreds of mourners at the funeral of an Irish missionary nun that "a life given in loving sacrifice is never wasted." [Read More]

Good Catholics, good citizens

The Catholic love affair with the United States of America is heading into rough and uncharted waters -- and not only in this 2016 election cycle, but for the foreseeable future. [Read More]

Daniel Berrigan -- RIP

Before you get serious about Jesus, first consider how good you're going to look on wood! Daniel Berrigan wrote those words and they express a lot about who he was and what he believed in. He died yesterday at age 94. [Read More]

Unrequested religious mailings

Q. I receive, on a daily basis, mailings from multiple religious organizations requesting monetary help. Often they include address labels, holy pictures, prayers cards, etc. [Read More]

Prince and his unique journey toward God

The death of the legendary rock star Prince on April 21, 2016, led me to reflect on the impact fame and fortune had on his life. And it reminded me of a phrase I've heard: Fame and fortune won't ruin you, you do that to yourself. [Read More]


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