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 SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT

St. Joseph`s will re-open for Mass next Sunday 7 March.  We will be subject to the same restrictions as previously undertaken during the pandemic.  I suggested in last week`s Bulletin that this was going to be a good way forward and asked for comment from you. I`ve...

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MESSAGE FOR FATHER MAURICE FOR FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT

I think it would be a good idea if we re-opened for Mass next month; let`s say 3rd Sunday of Lent  on 7 March.  Hopefully, a lot of people will be feeling safer after having had the jab, and probably the weather will be getting better.  If, on the other hand, you want...

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LENTEN TALKS ON THE OLD TESTAMENT LED BY FR TIM SWINGLEHURST

Leeds Diocese are running a series of Lenten talks on the Old Testament ("God with Us"), led by Fr Timothy Swinglehurst. If you'd like to attend remotely, please send a quick email to gregory.stacey@dioceseofleeds.org.uk, and use the Zoom links in the timetable given...

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ST JOSPEH’S CHURCH IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR PUBLIC MASS

The church is closed for public masses for the time being. Father Maurice has decided to move back the decision to re-open the church until the end of February, when hopefully new guidance issued by HM Government will prove helpful in defining the way forward. Our...

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THE ROLE OF CATHOLIC CHURCHES DURING LOCKDOWN

On Friday 8 January, following some questions about why our churches remain open, Bishop John Sherrington, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, issued a letter explaining the position and role of our churches during the current lockdown. The letter can be read here...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE ON THIRD SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

This Sunday is the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary time. Ordinary time and the high feasts mingle throughout the year; they go together, they don`t separate.  The high feasts help us to take off; Ordinary time prevents us from floating away. In the gospel Jesus calls the...

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