Welcome to St Joseph Church (Bt Timah)
Welcome to St Joseph Church
(Bt Timah)
History of St Joseph’s Church
(Bukit Timah)
As the church celebrates it’s 175th anniversary, we invite you to view the commemorative video and album that have been commissioned for this joyous occasion.
Pray As You Go
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SJC Online Mass

Thanksgiving Solemn Mass
By Cardinal William Goh
Thursday 8 September 2022

Click here to access our online Masses
on our YouTube channel


Charities Week 2023
4 Mar to 14 May

Please support and donate generously towards Charities Week 2023, an Archdiocesan annual fundraising project. Proceeds will enable Caritas Singapore and many Catholic organisations under its umbrella to continue their work in reaching out to those in need. These include the poor, families, youth and children, prisoners, migrant workers, persons with HIV/AIDS, persons with physical challenges, persons with mental health conditions, and overseas humanitarian aid.


Lenten Reflection Booklet 2023

For this Lenten season, we invite you to reflect deeply on the Word, and embark on this Lenten journey today! Download the 2023 Lenten Reflection Booklet here: bit.ly/ONELenten2023, or visit one.org.sg for more information.

Pray As You Go
4th Sunday of Lent

Make it your Lenten Resolution to put aside 15 mins every Sunday to listen to these Lenten Reflections and “Pray As You Go”.

4th Sunday of Lent reflection link:

Fridays in Lent
Stations of the Cross: 8pm
Mass: 8.30pm
Main Church

Fri 24 Feb
Fri 03 Mar
Fri 10 Mar
Fri 17 Mar
Fri 24 Mar
Fri 31 Mar

North District Parishes
Lenten Penitential Services

13 Mar Mon - Risen Christ 10.30am & 8pm
14 Mar Tue - Our Lady Star of the Sea 8pm
15 Mar Wed - Holy Spirit 10.30am & 8pm
16 Mar Thu - St Joseph BT 8pm
20 Mar Mon - St Anthony 8pm
21 Mar Tue - Christ the King 10.30am & 8pm

Indoor and Outdoor Stations of the Cross
Schedule of Prayer Groups

8pm @ Chapel of St Joseph
Divine Mercy Way of the Cross
Medium: English

Meet outside Adoration Room before proceeding to outdoor Stations
JMJ Rosary Group
Medium: Tamil

Meet at the base of the staircase to the Church before proceeding to the Stations
Teochew Prayer Group
Medium: Teochew

8.00pm @ Main Church
Stations of the Cross
Medium: English

Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday
Sat 01 Apr: 5.30pm
Sun 02 Apr: 7.30am (M) / 9.30am / 11.30am / 5.30pm
Please assemble in the Parish Community Hall for the blessing of the palms.

Maundy Thursday
Thu 06 Apr: 6.30pm & 8.30pm

Thu 06 Apr: after 8.30pm Mass until midnight
Parish Community Hall

Good Friday Services
Fri 07 Apr: 9am (M) / 11am / 1pm
3pm: Stations of the Cross and Service

Easter Vigil
Sat 08 Apr : 7.30pm with baptism

Easter Sunday
Sun 09 Apr : 7.30am (M) / 9.30am / 11.30am / 5.30pm
2.00pm (M) with baptism

Venue for the above Masses / Services are in the Main Church unless otherwise stated.

Guest Speaker: Fr Joseph Zhang
Wed 22 Mar
Level 3 AVA Room

Prayer through Music

Theme : St Joseph – Knight of God

Significance of Holy Week
Sat 25 Mar
St Joseph’s AVA Room
Speaker : Sister Elizabeth Sim
Canossian Daughters of Charity

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to listen to Sister Elizabeth Sim as she shares her insights to prepare us for Holy Week.

2023 Lenten Reflection Walk
Sat 25 Mar

How blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the Law of Yahweh!
Blessed are those who observe his instructions, who seek him with all their hearts, and, doing no evil, who walk in his ways.
– Psalm 119:1-3

Dedicate a morning to walk in the nature and be embraced by God.

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/2023sjcbtwalk

Art & Craft Sale
25 and 26 Mar
7am - 1pm/ 5pm - 7pm
St Joachim Room

Kanektas Youth Ministry will be selling products designed and handmade by the youth to raise funds for World Youth Day.

Kids Bible Camp
Sat 27 May – Tue 30 May

The Family Formation Ministry is organising a Kids Bible Camp (Primary 1-5) from 27-30 May during the June school holidays and they need adult and youth helpers. There will be a briefing for all helpers on Sun 16 April 2.30pm as well as preparation sessions during the 2 weekends before the camp.

For Adult Helpers (19+ years), please register here: https://tinyurl.com/2023adulthelper

For Youth Helpers (18 and below), please register here: https://tinyurl.com/2023youthhelper

For any enquiries, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meeting for Stall Holders
Sun 26 March and 16 Apr
1 pm
Venue: St Thomas Aquinas (#02-01)

Attendance at both meetings is compulsory.
At least one representative must be present.

Pick up a copy of the application form from the Parish Office from 11 March onwards. Or you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a pdf copy.

Art of Holy Week: Encounters
Wed 29 Mar
8pm – 10pm
St Joseph AVA Room

In the last hours of Christ’s earthly life, climaxing with His Passion, Christ encounters a variety of people in various degrees of interactions with Him. Using art to look at these encounters, these moments can become for us, a chance to reflect on our own interactions with Christ and His Way.

Divine Mercy 9-Day Novena
Venue: Chapel of St Joseph

Day 1 (7 April): Good Friday 5pm
Day 2 (8 April): Holy Saturday 3pm
Day 3 (9 April): Easter Sunday 3pm
Day 4 (10 April): Easter Monday 8pm
Day 5 (11 April): Easter Tuesday 8pm
Day 6 (12 April): Easter Wednesday 8pm
Day 7 (13 April): Easter Thursday 8pm
Day 8 (14 April): Easter Friday 8pm
Day 9 (15 April): Easter Saturday 1pm

GLAD Faith Sharing

Thursdays commencing from 23 Feb
10am to 10.45am
St Joseph AVA Room
Level 2, Parish Community Hall

Make this your Lenten Resolution to take up the challenge to read the bible within 2 years. Journey with us and we will grow in faith together.

“Ignorance of Scriptures is ignorance of Christ”

Stay Healthy! Stay Active!
Venue: Parish Community Hall

Tuesdays: 10am – 11am
Resistance Band Exercise
Registration via Healthy 365 App is required.

Thursdays: 11am – 12nn
Zumba Gold
No registration is required. All are welcome.


First Friday Mass & Holy Hour
Theme: Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Mass: 7.15pm
Holy Hour: 8pm
Venue: Main Church

Holy Hour for Vocations

Third Thursdays of the Month (see schedule)
Chapel of St Joseph

Divine Mercy Devotion

Every Friday (except First Friday)
Chapel of St Joseph (8pm)


Archdiocesan Pastoral Council (APC)

The Archdiocesan Pastoral Council (APC) has been inaugurated to assist Cardinal William Goh in
- discerning the hopes and concerns of the diocese
- developing the 2032 pastoral plan for the Singapore Catholic Church.

Scan to post a prayer for the APC:

Scan to find out more about the APC:

Towards God with Prayer
2023 Lenten Lecture Series

The Asian Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums in collaboration with the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas or ANGELICVM is pleased to bring to you 3 talks of our Lenten Lecture Series “Towards God with Prayer”. These will be presented online by 3 eminent Professors of Theology, direct from the Angelicvm, Rome on 14, 21 and 28 March at 8:30pm.

Module 2 of My Personal Compass 2023
By Rev Fr David Garcia, O.P.
23 Mar- 4 May (Thursdays)
7.30pm – 9.30pm
CANA at Catholic Centre

What is a virtue? Why are virtues so central to the Church's moral teachings and tradition? How do they help us to become more fully human?

Join us in person at CANA from 23 March onwards as we explore the virtues and why they matter for our happiness.

To register: https://forms.office.com/r/JJScS0ZGvW

For enquiries, please email Caritas Singapore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Shine 2023 Retreat
Mon 27 Mar – Fri 31 Mar
Retreat Venue: Office for Young People
Retreat Fee: $64.80 (incl 8% GST)

Calling all Polytechnic, ITE and Private diploma students between 16-25 y/o! SHINE is an annual Catholic encounter retreat and the theme this year is "Come seek His face" - Psalm 27:8. Come and avail yourself to the goodness God has in store for you!

Crucis Singapura
1 Apr

Jesus Youth invites you to join 'Crucis Singapura' - a unique 'Way of the Cross' prayed while walking barefoot across the island marking the sign of the Cross. Participants will walk in pairs across 4 pre-defined routes, varying from about 8-15 km. Registration is free. The confirmation email will include a route map, guided prayers, and other useful information. Register before 26th March on www.singapore.jesusyouth.org or call Alex George (82332166) for details.

Review of Life Workshop
1 Apr
9am to 1.30pm
CANA at Catholic Centre

Review of Life Workshop: A pastoral method to put faith into action
Join us on a Saturday morning in person as we learn to use the Catholic See-Judge-Act method to review one's life issues or contemporary social issues in the light of Catholic Social Teaching. This practical workshop is not a one-way talk, but it is a hands-on session where our facilitators will help participants practise using the method in small groups.

To register, please fill up this form : https://forms.office.com/r/N6KcP5rmRy

For enquiries, please email Caritas Singapore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Come Away Beach Retreat
12 – 14 May
Venue: Bintan

Take a holiday in a meaningful way in this "play and pray" retreat designed to help us grow & deepen our faith despite a busy lifestyle. Learning from the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, these days introduce experiences on quiet prayer, daily discernment, self-care and a way of finding God in all things and time. Open to all between 21-35 years old. Singles or couples are welcome.

Organised by the Cenacle Sisters.
Details and registration at http://tinyurl.com/comeaway2023

Online resources for Catholic parents

Website at https://catholicparents.online/

Free downloadable handbooks at https://catholicparents.online/handbooks/ for Catholic parents to read, reflect, and share with their spouse and other parents within their own cell groups.

Our locally produced YouTube video and audio Podcast channels for Catholic parents. Modules include:
- Foundations of Catholic Parenting,
- Bonding with Our Children,
- Sexuality Education,
- Managing Social Media and screen time
- Forming our children in the faith and virtues, and more to come.

Mass Offerings


St. Joseph’s Church (Bukit Timah)
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St. Joseph’s Church (Bukit Timah)

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St. Joseph’s Church (Bukit Timah)
620 Upper Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 678116

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