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Courageously Living In Style

Recently Rev. Stephan Brown, Pastor of St. Joseph parish in St. Petersburg, Florida, came by the Pastoral Center to show off their new parish van.  The van, completely wrapped, displays the parish name and motto. It also displays on the front hood and back window, the diocesan vision theme, “Courageously Living the Gospel”.

Black Catholic Ministry Meeting

Please join us for our next Black Catholic Assembly meeting at Blessed Sacrament parish, located at 7001 12th Ave South Tampa FL 33619 (corner of 12th Ave & 70th St, in Clair Mel).  The meeting will be from 1:00 – 4:00 pm.

All are welcomed to attend. We need your participation. Please invite or bring others, especially our young and young at heart!


French Boys Choir – Free Concert

Saint Joseph parish in St. Petersburg is hosting “Les Moineaux” French Boy’s choir for a free concert. It is a true honor to host the boys choir  ‘Les Moineaux’, which means “the sparrows”.  We join in solidarity with the church of France. The world was devastated at the loss of Notre Dame Cathedral during Holy Week. Through our hosting this International cultural and faith exchange we stand with our brothers and sisters in France expressing our love and support for them.

All are invited to attend this free concert at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, located at 2101 22nd Ave. South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33712.


Diocesan African Mass

The African Catholics Ministry of the Diocese of St. Petersburg is hosting it’s first Diocesan African Mass on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 2:30 pm. The Mass will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 7851 54th Ave. N in St. Petersburg

For more information, contact Celina Okpaleke, 941-730-9765

Celebrating 25 Years of Ordination – Rev. Stephan Brown, SVD

The St. Joseph, St. Petersburg community is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination of Rev. Stephan Brown, SVD, and his installation as Pastor. Scheduled events are as follows:

Gospel Musical Program
Friday, June 22, 2018 7:00 PM
2101 22nd Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Installation Service
Saturday, June 23, 2018 5:00 PM
2101 22nd Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Banquet Celebration Saturday, June 23, 2018 7:00 PM
1600 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712
DONATION: $40.00
DRESS: Formal Attire
COLORS: Black, Gold & White
Please make all checks payable to: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

T-Shirt Sunday
Sunday, June 24, 2018 10:00 AM
2101 22nd Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Mr. Garth & Mrs. Daisy Albury, Chairpersons,
PHONE: 727.331.1731/ 727.686.1787

Dr. James & Mrs. Elizabeth Marron, Co-Chairpersons
PHONE: 941.228.7269

Black Catholic Ministry Meeting – July 21, 2018

Our quarterly Black Catholic Assembly meeting will be on Saturday, July 21, 2018. We will meet at St. Mark the Evangelist parish in Tampa from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

St. Mark parish is located at 9724 Cross Creek Blvd., Tampa, FL 33647.

For information, contact Dale Brown at, 727-344-1611, ext. 5458