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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 next session of Why Catholic will begin the first week in October. Why Catholic is a parish based program of adult faith formation through small Christian communities, we meet right here in our own neighborhoods.

Catechetical Sunday - by Fr. Matt

This weekend the Church celebrates Catechetical Sunday. Read more

Religious Education

See Bulletin for Class Schedules - Confirmation Meetings for Parents: Grade 9 Sunday, September 14 at 6PM Grade 10 Sunday, September 14 at 7PM

ALPHA Dinner

For more information on the ALPHA Course, please see the bulletin. Read more

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 the link here: Read more

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.


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 Synod and the Real Crisis of Marriage

Expectations and anxieties regarding next month's assembly in Rome of the world Synod of Bishops are running exceptionally high. The subject matter alone--the crisis of marriage and family--would be reason enough for that. But there's a lot else going on here. [Read More]

Biden joins head of Network at Iowa kickoff of 'Nuns on the Bus' tour

DES MOINES, Iowa (CNS) -- "We the people, we the voters" is the theme of the third "Nuns on the Bus" tour, which kicked off Sept. 17 in Des Moines with Vice President Joe Biden thanking the sisters for their effort. [Read More]

Doctrinal wars? Both sides fire over Communion for divorced, remarried

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family will not open until Oct. 5, but some of its most prominent members are already publicly debating what is bound to be one of its most controversial topics: the eligibility of divorced and civilly remarried Catholics to receive Communion. [Read More]

Cardinal O'Malley reacts to abortion coverage in Obamacare

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. bishops' pro-life chairman Sept. 16 urged Congress to bring the federal health care law "into compliance with the Hyde amendment" and exclude elective abortions from health plans subsidized with federal funds. [Read More]

Pope advances causes of Canadian nun, Indian 'apostle of Sri Lanka'

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis advanced the sainthood causes of four men and women, including Marie-Elisabeth Turgeon, the Canadian founder of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. [Read More]


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