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 SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER

Today`s gospel is doubting Thomas; St. Thomas would not believe in the resurrection until he saw the wounds on Jesus`s body.  When he did, he made his great act of faith; he said to Jesus “My Lord and my God”.  Jesus said to Thomas “You believe because you have seen,...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR EASTER SUNDAY

After the resurrection Jesus met with his friends again.  They must have thought that all that had ended; they had hoped he was going to do something really significant, then he fell foul of religious authorities of their people, then the political leaders and all...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR PALM SUNDAY

It all started with such optimism: Jesus being welcomed by the crowds into Jerusalem, or was it just his own who came with him and strewed palms before him and the donkey he was riding.  He knew he`d come to be crucified not crowned.  The events of that week unfolded,...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT

From Palm Sunday 28 March we will get back to Masses in Pateley Bridge as well as Bishop Thornton. For the time being St. Joseph’s will continue to be Sunday 9.30am and Thursday 9.30am; Our Lady Immaculate will resume with Sunday 11.00am and Wednesday 9.30am (only...

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EASTER SERVICE TIMES

Easter Services at St Joseph's will be: 1/4/2021 Holy Thursday 7.30pm 2/4/2021 Good Friday 3.00pm 3/4/2021 Easter Vigil 6.30pm 4/4/2021 Easter Sunday 9.30am Please book a place through the Register for Mass button above.

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT

“Yes, God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not be lost but may have eternal life.  For God sent his Son into the world not to condemn the world, but so that through him the world might be saved.  No one who...

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MASS AT ST JOSEPHS

Under the national lockdown announced on 4 January 2021, churches are still allowed to open for public worship. If you wish to attend mass at St Joseph's, it is now possible to book masses up to Sunday 4 April 2021 using the Register for Mass Button above. Please...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT

This Sunday is the mid-point of Lent, under normal circumstances the message would be: only a few weeks more penance to endure before celebrating Easter, the time of feasting, not fasting, has at last come.  This year it has been difficult to focus on Lent as the...

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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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