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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.

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Holy Hour for Life

Sunday, January 18th at 2pm St. Michael, Avon

Respect for Life Rosary

Convent Chapel, Wednesday, 1/21/15, 7pm Join us as we pray for the respect of ALL life from natural conception to natural death, and every moment in between.

Adoration- 12p to 6p - St. Michael, Avon

Every Friday, Noon to 6pm 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

Weekday Mass Snow Policy

We will follow the same policy as St. Michael's had last year. When the Town of Avon or Holbrook cancels school, we will cancel Mass. This will provide a carefree parking lot for snowplows and ample opportunity for our maintenance crew to shovel, snow blo

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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

Bishop defends work of CCHD-funded group in minimum-wage debate

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (CNS) -- Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces rejected the claims of an advertisement in the local Las Cruces Sun-News daily newspaper that maligned the work of an interfaith group funded by a Catholic Campaign for Human Development grant to raise the city's minimum wage. [Read More]

Chinese priest urges unity, sees government plan as way to divide church

MANILA, Philippines (CNS) -- The recent announcement of this year's working plans of the Chinese State Administration for Religious Affairs has driven a young priest from northern China to call church leaders to work for dialogue and reconciliation among Catholics in his country. [Read More]

Chiara Lubich: A Life Dedicated to Peace and Dialogue

Rome (ZENIT) -- This afternooon’s celebration in the Cathedral of Frascati marks a great feast. Following the celebration of Vespers, Bishop Raffaello Martinelli will open the process of the Cause of Beatification of Chiara Lubich, founder of the Focolare Movement, who died at the age of 88 on March 14, 2008. Emotions are running high among members of the Movement since the announcement of her cause's opening by Lubich's successor and current president, Maria Voce. [Read More]

Pope Francis Makes Changes to Pallium Investiture Ceremony

Rome (ZENIT) -- Msgr. Guido Marini, the Master of Pontifical Liturgical Celebrations, announced that Pope Francis has modified the ceremony of investiture of the Pallium which takes place on the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul. [Read More]

114th Congress makes combating human trafficking top priority

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- At a House leadership news conference Jan. 27, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California announced a list of bills to combat human trafficking that he expected would pass the House of Representatives by week's end. [Read More]


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