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is under the Pastoral Care of the Passionist Congregation.

St. Joseph’s Church, 65 Harrington St., St-Josephs-external-2015-11-14-18-300x283

(corner Macquarie & Harrington  Streets) is the centre of worship.  Ph: (03) 6234 4866

 St Joseph’s Church was built in 1841, opened and blessed by Father Therry early  on Christmas morning 1841. It is the oldest Catholic Church in Hobart.
Celebrating 175 Years

Christmas Day 2016 marks the 175th anniversary of the opening of St Joseph’s and the parish has organised several functions to celebrate the anniversary. Click HERE to read “St Joseph’s 175 Years” published in the Catholic Standard of 5th June, 2016.

175th Anniversary Celebrations

DECEMBER 19th Monday: Communal Celebration of Reconciliation, 7.30 pm
DECEMBER 24th Saturday: Christmas Eve Children’s Mass, 6.30 pm; Vigil Mass, 8.30 pm
DECEMBER 25th Sunday: Christmas Day Masses: Midnight Mass; 7.30 am; 9:30 am; 11:00 am

Click HERE to print program

175th Anniversary Memorabilia
  • Commemorative Medallion
    To mark the occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the founding of St Joseph’s, a specially minted medallion is being struck in an antique brass finish.

The front side of the medallion will depict the exterior of the church as it appears today, while the reverse side will feature a sectionPicture1 of Picture2the blackwood timber panelling that was designed and installed in the sanctuary in 1973 by Brother Walter Nicholls CP. The cost of a medallion in a hinged case is $25 plus $7.50 post and handling.

Order forms are available from the church entrance or may be down loaded by clicking here.

  • A souvenir Calendar, containing contemporary photographs of St Joseph’s may be purchased after Mass. Cost $10.

175th Calendar


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