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 8:30am

Christmas & New Year's

Christmas Eve Masses

4pm, 7pm, 10:30pm*

The 10:30pm Mass will be livestreamed.

Christmas Day Masses

9am, 11am

** No 7:30am or 5:30pm on Christmas Day. **

The Parish Office will close at 12noon on Thursday, December 22.

We will be closed all day on Friday, December 23 and Monday, December 26.

December 31 - January 1 Masses

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

The Parish Office will close at 12noon on Thursday, December 29.

We will be closed all day on Friday, December 30 and Monday, January 2.

St. Joseph Catholic School Fundraiser

Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration

Walking with Moms

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

www.dioceseofvenice.org/respectlife OR 941.441.1101

National Eucharistic Revival

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/

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.

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.



Dcn. John Guze

Friday, December 2, 2022 at 11am



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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

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