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Crescent City, CA

Partly Cloudy, 62 F

     Sunny. High: 60 Low: 55
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  • St. Joseph Parish hall - with seating for 300 people - is available for your party rental - call 707-465-1762 for more information
  • A stormy morning on our coast.
  • Crescent City coast
  • The Redwoods
  • Castle Rock breeding island for our sea lions.
  • Evening View from the outside of the church
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery
  • Our Battery Point Lighthouse
  • Our clean and beautiful Smith River



St. Joseph Catholic Church                                                      

319 E Street
Crescent City, CA 95531

Phone: (707) 465-1762

Fax: (707) 465-1763


Office Hours:  M-F 10AM - 4PM

Welcome to our parish website!  I am so very happy that you are visiting our online home! We are a Bible believing community of faith! Our family strives to be a welcoming, embracing and loving community of believers announcing the Good News of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with a passion!
Our church family is very diverse reminding us that in the kingdom of God there is no division but all are one as brothers and sisters with one Father of all. We come together for the central celebration of our faith, the Holy Eucharist, to feast on the Word of God in the first part of our celebration and in the second part we feast on the body and blood of Jesus as we share Jesus’ body and blood which He left us as memorial of His passion, death and resurrection.
If you are looking for a church to call your home, please know that you are welcome at St. Joseph’s. If there is anything I can do for you, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am here to serve you! 

Life is beautiful when it is lived with faith. So, fear not, just believe, for the Lord is with us!
With an assurance of my prayers for you and your loved ones, I am your servant and brother in the Lord Jesus,
Father Adam Kotas


Facebook: PadreAdam Kotas



     Message From Pope Francis:      

I invite all Christians, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ, or at least an openness to letting him encounter them;  I ask all of you to do this unfailingly each day. No one should think that this invitation is not meant for him or her, since “no one is excluded from the joy brought by the Lord”.  The Lord does not disappoint those who take this risk;  whenever we take a step towards Jesus, we come to realize that he is already there, waiting for us with open arms. Now is the time to say to Jesus:

“Lord, I have let myself be deceived;  in a thousand ways I have shunned your love, yet here I am once more, to renew my covenant with you.  I need you. Save me once again, Lord, take me once more into your redeeming embrace”. __Pope Francis (Evangelii Gaudium §3)








Contact Us  
St. Joseph Catholic Church
319 E. St.
Crescent City, California 95531
Telephone: 707-465-1762
Fax: 707-465-1763
Email Us

Email Our Web Admin
Regular Schedule  
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday 10AM - 4 PM
  • Daily Mass (Monday Tues Thurs & Fri 5:15 PM) Wed 12:10 PM
  • Sunday English Mass 10AM (Confession 9:15 AM)
  • Saturday Vigil Mass 5PM (Confession 4PM)
  • Sunday Mass (Espanol) 12 PM (Confession 11:15 AM)
  • Mass (Espanol) 6:30 PM Confession 6PM Adoration 7PM (TUESDAYS ONLY)
Donations Needed:

The parish office is in need of donation of copy paper and Forever US postage stamps.      Thank you.



Are you interested in finding out more about the Catholic Faith? Would you like to be baptized? Have you been baptized but do not have your first communion or confirmation?

Classes for adults, 18 and up, are starting this September. For more information contact Father Adam at 707-465-1762 ext. 23 or email him at


Women's Book Club

St.  Joseph Catholic Church – Women’s Book Club

Meeting dates (meetings are held 3rd Tuesday of the month in the old church office at 5:00)


August 26, 2014 (date changed due to travel of members) – Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel


 For more information contact Catherine Balck at 465-8375.  

St. Joseph Parish Women's Book Club Meeting Calendar 2014


First Friday Adoration
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