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“If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself. Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.”

– Saint Augustine

Welcome to Saint Joseph Cathedral, the Mother Church for the Diocese of Columbus.  Saint Joseph Cathedral is home in service to its Bishop and in service to the community, as a beacon for all dimensions of liturgical life.

Mass Schedule

Weekend Liturgies
Saturdays 5:15 p.m.
Sundays   8:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 5:15 p.m.

Daily Masses
Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m., 12:05 p.m.
Wednesdays : 7:30 a.m., 12:05 p.m. and at 5:15 p.m.
Holidays: 7:30 a.m.

For the full schedule of Masses, and vigils visit our Mass Times page.

Join the Cathedral Parish

We would love for you to join the St. Joseph Cathedral parish.  Introduce yourself to one of the clergy members at the back of the Cathedral after any Mass and take a moment to fill out our Parishioner Registration form.

As a registered parishioner you are instrumental in helping us build a better community through faith, camaraderie and service to others.


Participate in our Cathedral Community

There are many ways to participate in our Cathedral Community.  Go beyond attending Mass and engage the cathedral community to make life long friends who share our values and are the living liturgy of Christ.  There is so much to explore as part of a Cathedral community which is dedicated to Liturgy, Arts, Music, Education and Social Justice.  At St. Joseph Cathedral we have over 20 different groups for you to participate in, come and broaden your spiritual life!

The Extra-Ordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy: The Holy Door

What is a Plenary Indulgence? An indulgence is the remission, before God, of the temporal punishment due to sins already for-given. (cf. Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1471)HolyDoor

“To acquire a Plenary Indulgence, it is necessary to perform the work to which the indulgence is attached (i.e. walking through the Holy Door) and to fulfill the following three conditions:

Sacramental Confession,

Eucharistic Communion;

and to pray for the Holy Father.

It is further required that all attachment to sin, even venial sin, be absent.” (cf. Apostolic Penitentiary, Prot. N. 39/05/I ) The Holy Father, Francis, has granted a Plenary Indulgence to all the faithful who perform the act of walking through the Holy Door and fulfilling the aforementioned three requirements during the Year of Mercy.

Please join the Diocese of Columbus in this marvelous act of Mercy given to us by Our Heavenly Father.