St Joseph's Catholic Church

Bishop Thornton, Harrogate

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Mass Times

Sunday: 9.30am
Tuesday: 9.30am
Thursday: 9.30am

Confessions on request

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

ST JOSEPH’S SCHOOL BUILDINGS

The former St Joseph’s School building will from Monday 10 August 2020 be leased to Picture News Ltd: a local company which prepares and distributes educational teaching resources to schools. This will be a fitting use of the former school, breathing new life into the...

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PREPARING TO RE-OPEN FOR MASS AT ST JOSEPH’S CHURCH

If you would be willing to join a rota of volunteers to act as an usher during Mass or to clean the church afterwards in order to allow the church to open for Mass by the end of August, please email Father Maurice at pp.stjoseph.bishopthornton@dioceseofleeds.org.uk to...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 19th SUNDAY

Last Thursday, the Diocese Health and Safety officer came and did measurements and marked on the benches the places where people will be able to sit.  Soon there will be a meeting of volunteers to look at the whole process of coming to Mass.  After that we will...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 18TH SUNDAY

Church re-opening - A further health and safety risk assessment is to take place this week for both Bishop Thornton and Pateley Bridge churches, and next week-end we should be able to provide details of an opening date and a maximum number allowed in church. More...

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VOLUNTEERING AT ST JOSEPH’S CHURCH

If you would be prepared to make yourself available as an usher during Mass or to clean the church afterwards in order to allow the church to open in the future, please email Father Maurice at pp.stjoseph.bishopthornton@dioceseofleeds.org.uk to register this interest...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 17TH SUNDAY

I have arranged for the Diocesan Health and Safety Officer to visit the church on Thursday 6 August.  I am hoping that he will agree to our opening up for Mass in the near future.  If he does agree, he will tell us how many people will be able to come to each Mass;...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 16TH SUNDAY

Last week-end I said Masses at St.Aelred`s, to help out in Harrogate, as the Dean wasn`t so well.  I am now pleased to say that he is well enough to return to his duties. As you will all know by now we do not satisfy health and safety requirements to enable social...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 15th SUNDAY

This week-end I am saying Masses at St.Aelred`s, to help out in Harrogate, as the Dean isn`t so well at the moment.  I will say a Saturday evening Mass at 6.30pm and a Sunday morning Mass at 10am, so obviously I won`t be saying a 9.30am Mass at Pateley Bridge. You`ll...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 14th SUNDAY

You probably think from listening to the media that Masses are re-starting at some churches this week-end. I think is more likely to be next week-end because most parishes will need a bit more time to get ready to re-start.  Information about how to do this was only...

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