About Us


We would like to extend a warm welcome to our parish and school.

Located just west of Athens’ center, St. Joseph Catholic Church is the territorial parish that includes the counties Clarke, Oconee, Madison and part of Olgethorpe. 

We offer Faith Formation programs for all ages as well as apostolates, ministries and services in response to the spiritual and corporal needs of all. 

We are a diverse community that welcomes all to join us and grow as disciples of Christ and His Church. 


Monday-Friday, 9 AM-6:30 PM at 706-548-6332 or submit an email

Safe Environment Policy

In order to ensure that children, young people, and vulnerable individuals are in the safest and most secure setting possible, we adhere to the Safe Environment policies and procedures of the Archdiocese of Atlanta.

All adult volunteers (18 years old or older) working with children, youth, and/or vulnerable individuals must complete the Safe Environment training (VIRTUS) and undergo a background screening before they start volunteering. For more details on our policies, procedures and training, call the Parish Office at 706-548-6332 or see the following important links:

Archdiocese of Atlanta Safe Environment

VIRTUS Training


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