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.


St Joseph’s Church Pialba can now accommodate up to 200 parishioners attending Mass.

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




Please note anyone who has been in Brisbane since 2nd January 2021 will be required to wear a mask when attending Mass at St Joseph’s Church until 22nd January 2021