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.

FATHER MAURICE’S MESSAGE FOR 29TH SUNDAY

Should we pay taxes to Caesar or not, the Pharisees ask Jesus in today`s gospel. The question raises all sorts of other questions; one of them would be what is Caesar going to do with the money raised by taxation. Our government at present is trying to balance the...

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MASS CANCELLED ON THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER 2020

There will be no mass at St Joseph's at 9.30 on Thursday 4 October. There will be the Angelus and Rosary said in the Presbytery Garden on Saturday 10 October 2020 at 12 noon as part of the St Wilfrid's Way Pilgrimage. If you wish to attend it is necessary to book a...

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REGISTERING FOR MASS BY TELEPHONE

If you are unable to book by the website method or experience any difficulties with booking, you can telephone Helen Jordan on 07957112753 and she can add you to the online system. Telephone Booking will be possible by calling Helen on Tuesday and Thursday between...

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FATHER MAURICE’S MESSAGE FOR 27TH SUNDAY

The gospel this Sunday is the parable of the king who invites people to his son`s wedding feast.  People make excuses not to go.  As a result the king invites more and more people to the wedding feast.  God invites us to live in his kingdom at the end of time; do we...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 26TH SUNDAY

It must be very irksome being thrown out of the pub at 10.00pm; I hope you are all bearing it with patience.  I get round it by drinking too much at home, but I make it a  rule to be in bed by 10.00pm.  Things are not looking too good with restrictions increasing...

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ST WILFRID’S WAY RETURNS TO BISHOP THORNTON

This year’s pilgrimage from Leeds to Ripon will be on 09 and 10 October 2020. The pilgrims will walk from Knaresborough via Ripley to Bishop Thornton to attend Angelus & Rosary or Mass at Noon at St Joseph’s on Saturday 10 October. They will later walk from Bishop...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 25TH SUNDAY

After a couple of weeks of having Masses, numbers are quite low, and with infections going up at the moment this is not surprising.  Please keep on praying for those who become seriously ill from catching coronavirus and those who die of it,  and let`s go on praying...

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MESSAGE FROM FATHER MAURICE FOR 24TH SUNDAY

This is the third Sunday of having Masses in church after the lockdown. We have not been over booked which indicates that many of you are being understandably cautious.  I think some people who have started to come back to Mass have been in a quandary over it, and...

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