Welcome to the web pages of Saint Joseph Parish serving the historic West End and Beacon Hill neighborhoods of the great city of Boston. Saint Joseph Parish provides so much to so many, all by the grace and life of God our Father and in the name of His Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. Our beautiful and reverent celebration of the Mass is made more so by the faithful and active participation of all present. Both the daily and Sunday celebration of the Mass provides an oasis of grace and faith for not only parishioners but for those who work in the city and for those tourists who may be traveling from other parts of the world. It is through the Eucharist that we can accomplish the other works of service and mercy that so define our Catholic tradition. Each day, through the grace of Christ we try to build this holy place of Saint Joseph into a monument of what it means to be prayerfully and generously worthy of the promises of Christ- all in the middle of a public square often alive with voices calling folks elsewhere. As you navigate through these pages, please know that all at Saint Joseph Parish welcome you and pray for you daily.
Address: 68 William Cardinal O'Connell Way || Boston, MA, 02115
10 AM - 12PM, 1PM-3PM, or by appointment.
- Funeral Mass Saturday, Nov 16th at 12:00 PM: Anne T. Delvecchio
This week we sadly say farewell to long time parishioner and supporter of St Joseph and the community, Anne Delvecchio, who passed at the age of 92. Please join us in prayerful remembrance at her funeral Mass this Saturday.
- Ongoing Daily Reflection - Navigate to "Daily Reflection" from the menu at the top of the home page or click here.
- A Faith that does Justice presents: The weekly word Each week, the group publishes a teaching by a faith leader on issues of spirituality and social justice to help readers live their faiths more fully. This week's word: The Spiritual exercises of Ignatius Loyola, Second Week - Jesus' Return to Galilee. If you'd like to sign up to automatically receive the next "Weekly Word" in your email inbox, you can do so at their website by following this link.
-Sunday, November 3rd through the month on November:
We will prayerfully remember our beloved deceased. If you would like a loved one remembered, please enroll their name in our book of the deceased at our baptismal font. The Paschal Candle will be lit throughout November, as we remember our loved ones in the light of Christ.
-Ignatian Spirituality Project presents: Raising our Voices for Hope, Sat November 9th at 7 PM
A musical fundraiser featuring the Archdiocese Black Catholic Choir to support the Ignatian Spirituality Project: Spiritual Retreats to end Homelessness. Here at St. Joseph Parish Hall. Free-will offering at admission//registration at tiny.cc/ispboston2019
-Saturday, Nov 9 - Annual Commemoration of St. Joseph Church Consecration:
St Joseph Church was consecrated on this date in 1862 by Archbishop Williams
Local Happenings/Historical Sites/Attractions
- Stroll over to 24 School St, across from Old City Hall. The site of the first Catholic Church building and first legislatively sanctioned public Catholic Mass, celebrated by Abbe' dela Poterie (a former French naval chaplain).
- Boston Public Library - Copley Square, free guided tours M 2:30, Tues and Thurs 6 PM. Wed, Fri and Sat 11 AM , Sun at 2 PM. Located at 700 Boylston St. (departs at Dartmouth St Lobby). For more info, call 617-536-5400.
Regular Weekend Mass
Saturday Vigil 4:00PM
Sunday at 9:00AM and 11:30AM
Sacrament of Reconciliation
20 minutes prior to all Masses, or any time by appointment
November is the month of Holy Souls.
St Joseph, pray for us!