Welcome to St. Joseph Church

210 W. Lemon St | P.O. Box 30 Lakeland, FL 33802 | (863) 682-0555



Our Mission

We believe, as a community, that each one of us has a unique contribution to make in the form of our time, God-given talents and financial support, to build up the family of St. Joseph's and to be a living presence of Jesus in the Lakeland community.


Become a registered parishioner at St. Joseph's. Click here to download the form or stop by the Church Office (Mon-Fri) or the Church vestibule to pick up a form in person.




St. Joseph Church is a Catholic community of faith established over 100 years ago brought together by our common love of Jesus Christ centered on the Eucharist. Ours is a living faith, expressed in the worship of God both within our parish and in outreach in our community and our world. Everyone is welcome here.


Mass Schedule

7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Click to see Mass Schedule at Florida Southern College.

7 a.m., 12:10 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.
Thursday, 6:30 p.m. (Spanish)
Friday, 8:10 a.m. (school year) at St. Joseph Academy, 310 Frank Lloyd Wright Way
First Friday each month, 7 p.m.

Saturday 4 p.m. (Vigil), 6:30 p.m. (Rosary - Spanish), 7 p.m. (Vigil - Spanish)
First Friday Mass

7 p.m.

Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Thanksgiving 7 a.m. and 9 a.m.


The adoration chapel and church are closed for cleaning/maintenance every Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m.

Adoration: Mon - Fri, 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. (Closed 15 min. before Mass, Reopens 15 min. after Mass);
Saturday, 7 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. and 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. (Closed 15 min. before Mass, Reopens 15 min. after Mass); Sunday, 1:15 - 5:45 p.m.
Holy Hour with Benediction: 1st Saturday of each month after 9 a.m. Mass
Confession: Saturdays, 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. or by appointment

Marriages: Arrangements must be made at least 4 months in advance

Baptismal Prep: English - call (863)682-0555 ext. 245. Spanish - call (863)682-0555 ext. 250

Ministry to the Sick and Homebound: Call (863)682-0555 ext. 225

Anointing of the Sick: 9 a.m., Mass - 4th Saturday of the month or by appointment

Church Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Fridays 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sundays 8:30 a.m. - Noon. The office is closed on Saturdays and holidays.

Book and Gift Shop: Sundays 8:30 a.m. to noon and Mondays through Fridays 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Thrift Store: Located at 630 N. Ingraham Avenue; Open Tuesday - Thursday, 9-4, Fridays from 10-4; Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays