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


Ascension of Our Lord

The feast of the Ascension of Our Lord will be celebrated on Sunday, May 12.  (Thursday, May 9, is NOT a holy day of obligation.)  In 1991 most dioceses of the United States (including our own Diocese of Venice in Florida), transferred the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord to the following Sunday.  The only ecclesiastical provinces that continue to celebrate this feast on Thursday are Boston, Hartford, New York, Newark, Philadelphia, and Omaha (the state of Nebraska).

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.

FCCB Statement on Amendment 4

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that the pro-abortion amendment under review, now known as Amendment 4, will appear on the ballot in November. It is urgent that all Floridians be alerted to the extreme, dangerous nature of this pro-abortion amendment, and be advised to vote no on Amendment 4! 

Please click here to read the most recent statement published by the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding Amendment 4.

Pilgrimage with Bishop Dewane

To download a copy of the complete flier, click here.

For more information or if you have questions, contact Carrie Harkey (Diocese of Venice Coordinator of Marriage & Family Life) by email or by calling 941.484.9543.

To register, click here.


Marian Eucharistic Conference

Job Opportunity - Youth Minister

Seeking Full Time Youth Minister

St. Joseph Catholic Church is seeking a full-time Youth Minister.  Preferred candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Theology and/or three (3) years’ experience working with youth at a Parish level.  For a detailed job description and/or to apply for this position, click here.

Vacation Bible School (VBS)

VBS 2024 with QR Code

Youth Conference 2024

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

2024 Catholic Faith Appeal

For more information or to donate to the 2024 Catholic Faith Appeal, click here.

To view the 2024 CFA brochure, click here.

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



Frank Canelli - Saturday, April 20, 2024 @ 11am

Mary Dacey - Saturday, April 27, 2024 @ 11am

Ted Miller - Thursday, May 2, 2024 @ 11am

Barbara Parker - Friday, June 21, 2024 @ 11am


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.

Safe Environment

Our Parish is a Safe Environment for Children, Youth and Vulnerable Adults ...

The Diocese of Venice is committed to protecting children, youth and vulnerable adults.  Together, and with God's help, we can continue to promote a culture of openness and awareness, and a commitment to safety within our Church and in the larger community.

As part of the Safe Environment Program, the Diocese of Venice requires that all employees and those volunteers who work with children and/or vulnerable adults be fingerprinted and trained in Safe Environment. 

For further information, visit the Diocesan website at http://www.dioceseofvenice.org

Report all abuse to the Florida Department of Children and Families at 800.962.2873. 

To report abuse by Diocesan personnel or volunteers, call the Diocesan Victims Assistance Coordinator at 941.416.6114.

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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