St Joseph's Catholic Church

Bishop Thornton, Harrogate

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Mass Times

Sunday: 9.30am
Thursday: 9.30am

Confessions on request

Mass times during the week can occasionally change. Please check the latest bulletin for times.

MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR THE FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING

Today we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King by acknowledging our sinfulness, accepting death and bowing to God's judging of us. Today's gospel is the last judgement; let's put our faith in God's mercy, rather than in our ability to do good. Today's feast marks the...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 33RD SUNDAY

We are a week and a half into the second lockdown caused by the coronavirus.  The first lockdown was unknown territory and because of that it had its fascinations.  The second time round it`s old hat and much more boring than before.  I still go shopping to the...

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NEWS FROM THE UNIVERSE

Very early on in the Coronavirus pandemic, journalists and newspaper publishers and distributors were designated as ‘key workers’ by the UK Government. The World Health Organisation confirmed that newspapers remain safe to read, as the printing and wrapping process is...

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PASTORAL LETTER FROM BISHOP MARCUS FOR REMEMBERANCE SUNDAY

Bishop Marcus has sent a Pastoral Letter to all parishes for Remembrance Sunday, a day when local communities throughout the land would have normally gathered in large numbers to remember all those who died in the two world wars, and in wars and conflicts since....

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 32ND SUNDAY

November is traditionally the month in the Church`s calendar when we pray for our dead.  In this world, we engage in the struggle for salvation.  God saves us through the death and resurrection of his Son; we can`t save ourselves, but we can co-operate with God`s...

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BISHOP ASKS US TO WRITE TO OUR MP ABOUT CHURCH CLOSURES

A statement from the President and Vice-President of the Bishops’ Conference has been issued on behalf of all the Bishops of England and Wales regarding the Prime Minister’s statement on Saturday evening and on the proposed national restrictions guidance (effective...

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NO MASSES AT ST JOSEPH’S CHURCH DURING LOCKDOWN

The Prime Minister has announced another National lockdown from Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December. This includes the closure of places of worship. Accordingly, there will be no masses at St Joseph's Church during this period and the church will not be open...

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ST JOSEPH’S CREATES PARISH DATABASE

St Joseph's is setting up a parish database as a list of parishioners does not currently exist. It will enable us to keep in touch whilst we are not able to meet and socialise after mass, as we would normally do, especially at this time of year. Sadly our Christmas...

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