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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

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

August 15th is the Feast of the Assumption, a Holyday of Obligation. Our Masses are 4PM on Thursday and 9AM on Friday. St. Michael, Avon will have Masses at 9AM and 7PM on Friday.

Summer Events For 6th, 7th and 8th Grade

Please see bulletin for more details.

Religious Education

Haven't registered for Religious Education yet? Please call the Religious Ed office at 781-767-0563 or email Registration will take place the weekend of August 23/24 after all the Masses.

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.

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 the Rectory.


Any adults interested in being instructed in the Catholic faith, please call or email the Religious Education office to set up an appointment. Call 781-767-0563 or email:


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.

Monday Night Prayer Group

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 to 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.


Religious Ed

Our Faith


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Event Calendar



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

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


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News from the Pilot and Archdiocese

The 36-Hour Day

The 36-Hour Day (Grand Central Life & Style) is a handbook familiar to many caregivers of people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. That seemingly mysterious title is no mystery to the caregivers. They know from plenty of experience that they would need not just the regular 24 hours but a solid day and a half to touch all the bases they're called on to touch during a typical day. [Read More]

Catholic, Orthodox patriarchs visit Irbil to support displaced Iraqis

BEIRUT (CNS) -- A delegation of Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs visited Irbil, Iraq, to show their support and solidarity with the more than 100,000 Christians and minorities displaced in the country by the advance of Islamist militants. [Read More]

Faith, prayer sources of strength for slain U.S. journalist, his family

ROCHESTER, N.H. (CNS) -- In April 2013, the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley attended a prayer vigil at Marquette University in Milwaukee to pray for their son, who at that time had disappeared in Syria. [Read More]

Pope thanks people for prayers for his family after deadly crash

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis, in mourning for the deaths of his nephew's wife and two small children, thanked people at his weekly general audience Aug. 20 for their prayers. [Read More]

St. Louis archbishop urges prayers for peace to calm chaos in streets

ST. LOUIS (CNS) -- Residents of Ferguson "are struggling to find peace in the chaos" that has followed the shooting death of an unarmed teen by a police officer and "as people of Christ, we are struggling to find direction in the unrest," said Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis. [Read More]


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