Welcome to St. Joseph Catholic Church (Bradenton, Florida)!

St. Joseph Catholic Church (located in Bradenton, Florida) is a vital, Christ-centered family where  members, as good stewards, are encouraged to participate in the  liturgical life and ministries of the parish according to their God-  given time, talents and treasure.
We are committed to promoting a deeper involvement and  understanding of our Catholic faith and to humbly serve in  God's  name. We invite everyone to share in this discipleship  mission in  the spirit of our Patron, St. Joseph.


Weekend Mass Schedule

Saturday 4pm - Sunday 7:30am, 9am*, 11am, 5:30pm

(*The 9am Sunday Mass is livestreamed.)

Daily Mass

Monday-Saturday 8am

Walking with Moms

For more information contact the Diocese of Venice Respect Life Office:

www.dioceseofvenice.org/respectlife OR 941.441.1101

Religious Freedom Week (June 22-29)

Religious Freedom Week 2022: Life and Dignity for All (June 22-29)

Religious freedom allows the Church, and all religious communities, to live out their faith in public and to serve the good of all.  Beginning June 22, the feast of Ss. Thomas More and John Fisher, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) invites Catholics to prayreflect, and act to promote religious freedom.  For more information and extended daily reflections on the topics below click here.

June 22 – Walking with Moms in Need: Pray that local churches and communities will have the vision and the freedom to walk with moms in need. 

June 23 – Church Vandalism: Pray that Christian witness in the face of attacks on our churches will convert hearts to faith in Jesus Christ.

June 24 – Adoption and Foster Care: Pray that people of faith will continue to have the freedom to serve in the life-affirming ministry of adoption and foster care. 

June 25 – Taxpayer Funding for Abortion: Pray that civic leaders would promote life and dignity for all. 

June 26 – Religious Freedom in China: Pray for the freedom of the Church in China, and that the rights of all religious minorities would be respected.

June 27 – Pregnancy Resource Centers: Pray that women facing unplanned pregnancies will continue to have access to support from people who help them choose life. 

June 28 – Health Care Workers: Pray that governments will respect the consciences of all people who care for the sick and vulnerable. 

June 29 – Free Speech: Pray that Christians will have the courage to proclaim the gospel of life and dignity for all with kindness and clarity, even in the face of adversity. 

Food Pantry - Matching Donations

St. Joseph Food Pantry has been selected to receive matching donations from the Flanzer Trust.  This means that your donation to the Flanzer Trust & designated for our Food Pantry will be doubled ... the maximum match is $500 per household per month.

To donate, click here.  Once on the Flanzer Trust website, click on DONATE HERE.  Under CHOOSE YOUR RECIPIENT, select St. Joseph Food Pantry of Bradenton.

You can also donate by check.  Make your check payable to LOUIS & GLORIA FLANZER PHILANTHROPIC TRUST & put St. Joseph Food Pantry in the memo line.  Mail your check to:

The Flanzer Philanthropic Trust

1843 Floyd St.

Sarasota, FL  34239

Thank you for your ongoing support of the St. Joseph Food Pantry.

Fr. Rafal's Gospel Reflecton

To read Fr. Rafal's weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel, click here.

Year of the Family

Prayer Intentions with Bishop Dewane

On the first Friday of every month, you are invited to join Bishop Frank J. Dewane in prayer on the Catholic Community Foundation of Southwest Florida’s Facebook page, where he will be praying for all intentions that were submitted during the previous month.  We also encourage you to visit the Foundation’s Facebook page throughout the month to submit your own personal prayer intentions in the comment section of the “First Friday Prayer Intentions with Bishop Dewane” video posts.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ccfdov

Website: https://ccfdioceseofvenice.org/first-friday-prayer-intentions/

Recorded Masses

To see Sunday’s Mass celebrated at St. Joe's on our YouTube channel, please click here.  

To see Mass celebrated by the Diocese of Venice (Facebook), please click here.

Automate Your Donations

Instructions for Making Online Donations

Do donate online using your credit/debit card, click here or on the image below.

New User instructions, click here.

Returning User instructions, click here.

2022 Catholic Faith Appeal

For more information or to donate to the 2022 Catholic Faith Appeal, click here.

To explore Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Diocese of Venice Catholic Faith Appeal (CFA), click here.

Catholic Community Foundation

Florida Catholic - Free

The Florida Catholic has permanently discontinued the print edition.  The publication will continue as an online publication only, offering its FREE e-Edition. Visit the link below to view/subscribe: 

Important Links

To register as a new member of the parish, click here to download/print a Parish Registration form.

Baptism Registration form:  Click here to download form

Volgistics volunteer registration form:  Click here to download form

Catholic Declaration on Life and Death

Marriage Preparation

St. Joseph Food Pantry: www.stjoepantry.com

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Diocese of Venice: www.dioceseofvenice.org

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, www.usccb.org



Virginia Seiden

Thursday, June 30, 2022 @ 11am


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