• No matter what your present status in the Catholic Church,
• No matter what your family / marital situation
• No matter your past or present religious situation
• No matter your personal history, age or race,
• No matter what your own self-image or esteem
• You are invited, welcomed, loved and respected here at St Joseph’s.
Welcome to the Catholic Parish of St Joseph's, Brighouse
The present flourishing community of St Joseph's grew from small and difficult beginnings. We owe a great deal to the courage, faith, generosity and vision of our forbears.
Situated close to the town centre the church and church hall provide a warm, light and comfortable environment for active worship and social events.
Discover what's going on in the parish of St Joseph's and in the surrounding community.
You can view photos, download bulletins and view the latest parish events and intentions.
If you're looking for guidance on getting involved with the parish then this section of our website contains lots useful information about groups and organisations and other ways of supporting the parish and others.
This is also the ideal place for those of you who are new to the parish to learn how to get better acquainted with St Joseph's.
Find out more about the seven sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Communion, Confession, Marriage, Holy Orders, and the Anointing of the Sick—are the life of the Catholic Church. Each of these sacraments is an outward sign of an inward grace. When we participate in them worthily, each provides us with graces
Make sure you you've always got the latest mass times, dates and contats to hand.
With your help we can make a difference and we are always please to accept volunteers.
Find out the many ways you can donate to the parish.
The best place to start if you are new to the parish.
Oh, St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God. I place in you all my interests and desires. Oh, St. Joseph, do assist me by your powerful intercession, and obtain for me from your divine Son all spiritual blessings, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. So that, having engaged here below your heavenly power, I may offer my thanksgiving and homage to the most loving of Fathers.
Oh, St. Joseph, I never weary of contemplating you, and Jesus asleep in your arms; I dare not approach while He reposes near your heart. Press Him in my name and kiss His fine head for me and ask him to return the Kiss when I draw my dying breath. St. Joseph, Patron of departing souls - Pray for me.
The upside down face of Christianity is presented to us today. If we want to live, we must die. If we want to bear fruit, we must be planted in the earth. To lead is to serve; to be first is to put ourselves last. What seems like foolishness to many is at the very heart of Lent's wisdom and challenge.