St. Joseph Catholic Church



Regular Schedule

Weekday Mass at 8 AM (no weekday Mass Tuesdays)

5:00 PM Saturdays

Sunday Mass (Gospel Choir) 10:00 AM.

Confessions on Saturdays 4:15-4:45 pm and First Saturdays after 8:30 am
or by appointment .



Fr. John GerthPentecost Sunday

All of us have been baptized into one and the same Spirit, who bears witness that we are children of God. That same Spirit, the Advocate, was given as gift to the disciples to teach them everything and to strenghthen them to go forth in the name of the Lord, “to renew the face of the earth”.

Happy Birthday, Church!!!

There’s a story of a woman who took her five-year-old son to see a famous piano player in concert. Her hope was that the experience would encourage her son in his own musical pursuits. Arriving at the concert hall, she was thrilled to see how close their seats were to the stage. Then, the women ran into an old friend and became so involved in her conversation that she failed to notice that her son had slipped away to do some exploring. As the time for the concert to begin approached the lights of the concert hall dimmed, the audience hushed to a whisper and the spotlight came on. Only then did the women see her son on the stage, sitting on the piano bench, innocently plucking out “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.” She gasped in total disbelief, but before she could get to the stage, the famous pianist came on to perform. Walking to the piano, he leaned over and whispered to the boy....Read Fr. John Gerth's message in its entirety in this week's bulletin.

Celebrating Saints

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Come visit us!

St. Joseph Catholic Church is located in southern St. Petersburg, Florida, on 22nd Avenue South, just east of the 22nd Street traffic light. If you are visiting this area on vacation, we are very convenient to the downtown area and the beaches. See the map for precise directions.
St. Joseph's is a happy, loving parish known for its hospitality and spirituality. If you are local, you may have already had the opportunity to hear our Gospel Choir during a visit to your home parish. We are also multicultural with a congregation literally from around the world. Please join will definitely remember your visit!

Did you know that chapter and verse for all days' Mass readings are posted in our church bulletin? Look in the weekly calendar (usually on page 3 of your bulletin) and follow along with your own Bible. The USCCB (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops )website also posts the complete daily readings in both written and audio form