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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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2018 Christmas Mass Schedule

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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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Upcoming Events

Dec 24

Monday Night Prayer Group - 7pm - Convent Chapel

Monday, 7:00 PM

Monday Night Prayer Group - 7pm - Convent Chapel
Time: Monday, 7:00 PM
  Come join us as we prepare for the upcoming Sunday gospel reading. Also pray the Liturgy of Hours, with us, which are the prayers of the Church. For more information, call John at 781-767-4151 or Evelyn at 508-583-5059.
Dec 31

Monday Night Prayer Group - 7pm - Convent Chapel

Monday, 7:00 PM

Monday Night Prayer Group - 7pm - Convent Chapel
Time: Monday, 7:00 PM
  Come join us as we prepare for the upcoming Sunday gospel reading. Also pray the Liturgy of Hours, with us, which are the prayers of the Church. For more information, call John at 781-767-4151 or Evelyn at 508-583-5059.
Jan 4

First Friday Adoration in the Church

Friday, 5:00 PM

First Friday Adoration in the Church
Time: Friday, 5:00 PM
  "Could you not keep watch with me for one hour?"  "Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation." ...
Jan 7

Monday Night Prayer Group - 7pm - Convent Chapel

Monday, 7:00 PM

Monday Night Prayer Group - 7pm - Convent Chapel
Time: Monday, 7:00 PM
  Come join us as we prepare for the upcoming Sunday gospel reading. Also pray the Liturgy of Hours, with us, which are the prayers of the Church. For more information, call John at 781-767-4151 or Evelyn at 508-583-5059.
Jan 14

Monday Night Prayer Group - 7pm - Convent Chapel

Monday, 7:00 PM

Monday Night Prayer Group - 7pm - Convent Chapel
Time: Monday, 7:00 PM
  Come join us as we prepare for the upcoming Sunday gospel reading. Also pray the Liturgy of Hours, with us, which are the prayers of the Church. For more information, call John at 781-767-4151 or Evelyn at 508-583-5059.

 

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News from the Pilot and Archdiocese

Indonesian police, Muslim youth to help guard churches at Christmas

JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNS) -- More than 90,000 police and soldiers and a moderate Muslim youth group will help guard nearly 50,000 churches across Indonesia, including some previously attacked by terrorists, during the Christmas period. [Read More]

Pope names Italian journalists to key posts in Vatican communications

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis made new appointments to the Dicastery for Communication, naming Andrea Tornielli, an Italian journalist, as its "editorial director" and Andrea Monda, an Italian journalist and religion teacher, as editor-in-chief of the Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano. [Read More]

Bishops asked to meet abuse survivors before February meeting

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Before traveling to Rome for a major Vatican summit on the clerical sex abuse crisis and child protection, each participating bishop should meet with survivors of abuse, said the committee organizing the meeting. [Read More]

The Double Message of Christmas

I've never been happy with some of my activist friends who send out Christmas cards with messages like: May the Peace of Christ Disturb You! Can't we have one day a year to be happy and celebrate without having our already unhappy selves shaken with more guilt? Isn't Christmas a time when we can enjoy being children again? Moreover, as Karl Rahner once said, isn't Christmas a time when God gives us permission to be a happy? So why not? [Read More]

Scapegoating migrants in political speeches is unacceptable, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- In today's climate of mistrust, rejection and nationalism, the world urgently needs peacemakers and politicians who protect and lovingly serve others, Pope Francis said in his annual message for the World Day of Peace Jan. 1. [Read More]

 


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