Welcome to the Hervey Bay Catholic Parish

Our Parish includes two churches: St Joseph’s Pialba, Hervey Bay and St Patrick’s Howard. We are proud of our reputation as a vibrant and welcoming community, and trust that you will quickly feel comfortable and at home here.

We hope that this website will be useful to you, providing information about our parish and our various ministries and activities.


Please arrive 15 – 20 minutes prior to Mass to allow time to sign in and be seated. No booking required




Current Government Guidelines

If you have been in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Logan, Somerset Region, Moreton Bay or Redland City in the past 14days you must wear a mask when indoors until further notice.