Information, Schedule & Directions

At the invitation of His Grace, the Most Reverend Allen Vigneron, Archbishop of Detroit, the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest established St. Joseph Oratory in October 2016.  Archbishop Vigneron installed Canon Michael Stein as pastor on Sunday, February 5, 2017 (photos here).  We invite you to visit and discover the new life of St. Joseph Oratory.

Upcoming Events 

Sexagesima Sunday, February 19

Saturday, February 25:  The Inaugural St. Joseph Oratory Talent Show ~ noon Lunch, 1 pm Talent Show in the Social Hall

Quinquagesima Sunday, February 26 ~ 20-minute Lesson in Liturgy ("The Introit: Entering into the Mass")

Ash Wednesday, March 1 ~ noon Low Mass and 7:00 pm High Mass

First Friday, March 3 ~ 8:00 am Low Mass, 6:00 pm Stations of the Cross, and 7:00 pm High Mass

First Saturday, March 4:  First Saturday Morning of Recollection ~ including Spiritual Conference with Canon Aaron Huberfeld, Chaplain of the Society of the Sacred Heart (the Institute’s Lay Branch)

First Sunday of Lent, March 5

Tuesday, March 7, St. Thomas Aquinas (Patron of the Institute) ~ 8:00 am Low Mass and 7:00 pm Solemn High Mass

Friday, March 10, 17, 24 & 31 ~ 8:00 am Low Mass, 6:00 pm Holy Hour, and 7:00 pm Stations of the Cross  

Monday, March 20:  St. Joseph's Day ~ In the church, a full day of Masses, devotions, prayer, confessions, music, and church tour starting with Lauds at 7:05 am and ending with Compline at 9:30 p.m.  Masses at 8:00 am (Low), noon (High), and 7:00 p.m. (Solemn High).  Outdoor Procession.  In the social hall, the St. Joseph Table to serve the poor in our community, an Italian Dinner following the noon Mass, and a Dessert Reception in the evening.

Tuesday, March 21, St. Benedict (Patron of the Institute) ~ 8:00 am Low Mass and 7:00 pm Solemn High Mass

Saturday, March 25, Annunciation ~ 9:00 am High Mass and Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help

First Saturday, April 1:  First Saturday Morning of Recollection

Passion Sunday April 2

First Friday, April 7 ~ 6:00 pm Stations of the Cross and 7:00 pm High Mass

Palm Sunday April 9


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Clergy & Staff

Rev. Canon Michael Stein, Rector

Rev. Jonathon Fehrenbacher, Deacon

Mr. Michael Semaan, Music Director

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Location & Contact

Address: 1828 Jay Street
Detroit, Michigan 48207
Phone (313) 784-9152
Fax (313) 784-9176

Regular Schedule

Sundays 9:00 AM Low Mass, 11:00 AM High Mass, 6:00 PM Vespers & Benediction

Weekdays 8:00 AM  Low Mass except Wednesdays 

Wednesday 12:00 PM Low Mass & Perpetual Novena to St. Joseph

Friday 6:00 PM Holy Hour (7:00 PM High Mass on First Fridays)

Saturday 9:00 AM Low Mass & Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Confessions daily 30 minutes before Mass; Sundays 8-8:50 AM & 10-10:50 AM

The St. Joseph Oratory Registration Form may be downloaded here and returned to the parish office.

Order St. Joseph Cappella's CD Liturgical Year Latin Motets here to support our music program!