Immaculate Conception & St Joseph, Christchurch

Welcome to St Joseph’s!

UPDATE 7th Jan:  Due to a sharp local rise in Coronavirus cases and increased pressure on the NHS, we have reluctantly taken the decision that our church should now be CLOSED to the public until further notice. 

Sunday 9am Mass will still be livestreamed (see below)
and Family Liturgy will take place on Zoom (click HERE for details.  See also their Facebook Page)


Join us online every Sunday for Mass live at 9am
(welcome and introduction at 8.55am)
or via the recording at any time after that
The link for this week’s Mass  (17th Jan) here
and all our previous videos here

Please read our weekly Newsletter for details of all that is taking place in our church community… [See below]

Parish Prayer & Praise Tuesday evenings on Zoom 

Family Liturgy lockdown videos available here

Follow this link to watch Christmas at Home a video story from our parishoners telling the Christmas story.


The Newsletter for this Sunday 10th January is available to download here
The Newsletter covering Sundays 20th Dec to 3rd Jan is available to download here.
The Newsletter for this Sunday 13th December  is available to download here.
The Newsletter for this Sunday 6th December  is available to download here

Please Support our Parish
Click here for Gift Aid Details or to make a donation

Parish Centre
Due to COVID restrictions our Parish Centre is currently closed. 

For Parish Centre Bookings or enquiries  email here
or telephone 07517-359148 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
The Parish Centre Website can be reached here

67 Purewell
BH23 1EH
01202 483 340
Email usParish Priest:
Fr John Chadwick
Rev Hugh Parry

Mass times (NOTE: These do not apply at the present times due to COVID-19 restrictions – see above for details)

Sunday MassesWeekday Masses/ServicesHoly Days' Mass
6.30pm (Saturday Vigil)
9.00am (Sunday)
Monday: Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion at 9:15 am*
Wednesday: 9:15 am*
Friday: 7:30 pm (NB. Check latest newsletter to confirm, occasionally a house mass)

*Preceded by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Morning Prayer from 8:30 am