Welcome to St. Joseph Catholic Church

2704 33rd Avenue West, Bradenton, Florida

St. Joseph Catholic Church 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 8:30am


Easter Mass Schedule

Saturday, April 8 - 8:30pm

Sunday, April 9   6:30am*,   7:30am,   9am (will also be livestreamed),   11am

*6:30am Mass is held outside in front of the Parish Center.  You MUST bring your own chair for this Mass.  No chairs are provided.


Lent 2023

To download a copy of our Parish calendar of Lent events, please click here.

Holy Week Masses

Holy Thursday, April 6 - Mass @ 7pm

(No 8:30am Mass on Holy Thursday)

Good Friday, April 7

3pm - Veneration of the Cross

7pm - Entombment Service

(No 8:30am Mass on Good Friday)

Holy Saturday

** No 8:30am or 4pm Mass on Holy Saturday **

The Easter Vigil is celebrated at 8:30pm.

Sacrament of Reconciliaton


A priest is available in the Church to hear confession:

Saturdays following the 8:30am Mass & from 3-3:45pm.

Thursday before First Friday following the 8:30am Mass.

The day before a Holy Day following the 8:30am Mass.


During Lent, in addition to the days/times listed above, the Sacrament of Reconciliation (confession) will be available:

Individual Confessions:  Friday, March 31 - 4-8pm

Individual Confessions:  Saturday, April 1 - 9am-12noon

Divine Mercy


Through His instruction to St. Faustina, Jesus provided a beautiful novena and Divine Mercy Sunday to focus us on that unconditional love.  He knows our sins and wants our misery.  The Novena begins on Good Friday (April 7) at 1:00pm and then continues Monday - Saturday (April 8-15) at the Divine Mercy Hour of 3:00pm finishing on Divine Mercy Sunday (April 16th) with a celebration of the Divine Mercy Chaplet at 3:00pm.  (The novena and Chaplet are prayed in the Church.) The Chaplet on Divine Mercy Sunday will be sung. If you have attended in the past welcome once again.  If you have never trusted and prayed for this gift, come and experience this healing prayer.   



Yolanda Scarcelli

Friday, March 31, 2023 @ 10:30am

Anita Carr

Saturday, May 20, 2023 @ 11am




Surviving Divorce

For more information or to register, contact facilitator Mirna Freij ([email protected]) or click on the image above.  To view an introductory video on the Surviving Divorce program go to Mirna Freij’s Facebook page, "Surviving Divorce Lebanon and Bradenton."

Walking with Moms

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

www.dioceseofvenice.org/respectlife OR 941.441.1101

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.

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/

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.

Catholic Community Foundation

2023 Catholic Faith Appeal

For more information or to donate to the 2023 Catholic Faith Appeal, click here.

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

To watch a video about the CFA, click here.

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

St. Vincent de Paul

Diocese of Venice: www.dioceseofvenice.org

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

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