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 FR MAURICE FOR 32ND SUNDAY

Just a word, as we approach the synodal parish meetings (Our Lady`s and St. Joseph`s), about what the meetings are meant to be about.  Ten questions are going to addressed in the meetings, and you can find these and the wider format of the meetings on the parish...

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MESSAGE FROM FR MAURICE FOR 31ST SUNDAY

Today is the feast of All Saints, can we all be saints, how good can we be, on the other hand, how bad can we be? We can be very bad. Adolf Hitler was someone of little importance in the Germany of the early 20th century, he started to become important when he started...

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MESSAGE FROM FR MAURICE

Special Parish Meeting about Journeying Together Please consider the two dates suggested for the meeting Wed or Thur 17th or 18th November and let me know which you prefer. pp.stjoseph.bishopthornton@dioceseofleeds.org.uk I will advise of the chosen date soon. Summary...

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MESSAGE FROM FR MAURICE

What needs to be said by me depends on what needs to be heard by you.  The trouble is there are many of you.  Last Sunday there were quite a lot of people at Mass at Bishop Thornton, very few at Pateley Bridge.  I`ve no idea why this was the case, except there are...

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MESSAGE FROM FR MAURICE

Danny Blanchflower said football is about glory, it`s not it`s about money and yesterday (Thursday) Saudi Arabia who spend in trillions not billions took over Newcastle United.  Some are saying this is sports` washing, that means a country with a bad human rights...

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PROPOSED MEETING ON EITHER 17TH OR 18TH NOVEMBER

Summary from the Preparatory Document, as referred to in the Bishop’s Pastoral Letter ‘From Parish to Mission’ & the Synod of Bishop’s 2023 ... We recall that the purpose of the Synod, and therefore of this consultation, is not to produce documents, but “to plant...

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BASIL HUME: IN MY OWN WORDS

Basil Hume: In my own words There comes a moment, which we can never quite locate or catch, when an acquaintance becomes a friend. In a sense, the change from one to the other has been taking place over a period of time, but there comes a point when we know that we...

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MESSAGE FROM FR MAURICE FOR THE 25TH SUNDAY

Last week-end there was a Pastoral Letter from the bishop about parish meetings which are going to take place to discuss questions sent to us from the Vatican.  Here are the questions:   The fundamental question:  A synodal Church, in announcing the Gospel “journeys...

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BOOKING FOR MASS NO LONGER REQUIRED

There is now no need to pre-book to attend Mass at St Joseph's. You will be able to enter the church unattended after putting on your mask, using hand gel and leaving your contact details with the steward at the door.

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