Mission Statement

Bestowed with the Apostolic blessings of the Supreme Pontiff of Rome and of His Major Archbishop of Syro-Malabar Catholic Archeparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly. 

St. Joseph's Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Tampa Florida is a Parish within St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago, adhering to the Eastern traditions of the Catholic Church and cultural heritage of St. Thomas Catholic Christians of Kerala India, is dedicated to the service of the faithful for the Liturgical worship, Religious education, and to the works of Charity among its neighbors.

Beyond the primary objective to sustain nourish and enrich the spiritual needs of the families of Syro-Malabar origin, St. Joseph's Syro-Malabar Catholic Church envisions its ministry to transform its faithful to be the beacons of traditional Catholic Christian values through their exemplary living among the fellow citizens around them.

Lent Reflection

Proud men have hidden a snare for me; they have spread out the cords of their net and have set traps for me along my path.

Psalm 140:5