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Welcome to St. Joseph Basilica

Welcome to the web site of St. Joseph Basilica in Alameda, CA, a parish in the Diocese of Oakland, CA.
On this site there is information about our church and location, our schools and parish community.
You will also find our history, and the most important aspect of our life together, the celebration of the sacraments.

Read Bishop Michael Barber statement released on Aug 16,2018 regarding recent revelations of clergy sexual abuse, including by bishops and cardinals. Read here

Children's Faith Formation classes start September 9.  Registerhere.

Check out our Upcoming Events here

Time to renew Safe Environment Training.  Parish volunteers: if you haven't trained on VIRTUS yet, please go to www.virtus.org before October.  Thank you!

2017 Parish Report available here.

A gift for you!  Grow in your faith with FORMED at home, in groups or on your smart device.  Register at www.sjbalameda.formed.org for access to videos, e-books, audio talks and more, in English and Spanish, for adults, teens and children.  Subscription provided by St. Joseph for your enjoyment and spiritual enrichment.  

Bishop's Appeal Update - we have reached 101.90% or $51,967 of our goal of $51,000! Thank you All who made it possible for our Parish to meet the goal and beyond.

Contact Info.

1109 Chestnut St. Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 522-0181
Parish Office Hours:
           8:30 am to 5pm (closed noon to 1) 
           8:30 am to 12:30pm (volunteer staffing) 
           8:30am to 1:00pm. (volunteer staffing)