St Joseph's church, Douro

As a caring and trusting Christian community we, the parishioners of St. Joseph’s Douro strive to follow Christ through the sharing of His Word, the sharing of Jesus in the Eucharist and in serving God and humanity through prayer and action.


Please welcome Fr. Randy Foster to St. Joseph’s, July 28, 2021.

Fr. Randy was born and raised in Wallaceberg, Ontario. He comes from a family of 4 children and has 2 older sisters and a younger brother. His parents are deceased.

He studied at St. Peter Seminary in London, with Fr. Bill Moloney and Fr. Ray Rick.

Fr. Randy has been in the diocese since 1978, and ordained a priest in 1989. He has served in Immaculate Conception, St. Francis of Assisi, in Newcastle, Our Lady of Mercy, Port Hope, St. Thomas More, Millbrook and then, in 2015, St. Anne.

We cordially welcome all of you to our parish website.
Here you can find relevant information
about updates and activities going on in our Church.


Sacraments are visible rites seen as signs and efficacious channels of the grace of God to all those who receive them with the proper disposition. Find out more info on Sacraments and how you can receive it from this church.


liturgy of the hours

Liturgy of the hours

Liturgy of the hours is the official set of prayers “marking the hours of each day and sanctifying the day with prayer”. It consists primarily of psalms supplemented by hymns, readings and other prayers and antiphons.


daily mass readings

Daily Mass Bible Readings

Daily Mass Bible Readings are the set of verses taken from the word of God. It consists of readings from the Old testament and New Testament. For more information and accessing to everyday materials click below.

St Joseph's Parish, Douro, Ontario

At St. Joseph’s Parish, it’s our mission to help you explore your relationship with God and improve those meaningful relationships in your family life. Join us each Sunday and experience the warmth of faith and the strength of our Douro Community.
Fr Sany Seshaiah

Sany Seshaiah

Current Parish Priest

Fr Sany Seshaiah was born in Tamil Nadu, India in a small village of Tirunelveli District. He was ordained into the priesthood in 2004 here in Peterborough by Most. Rev. Nicola De Angelis, Bishop of Peterborough. Currently, He is the Pastor of St Joseph Douro since 2015.

Daniel Miehm

Bishop of Peterborough

Bishop Daniel Miehm was born in 1960 in Kitchener, Ontario. He was ordained to the Priesthood in 1989. He was ordained Bishop at the Cathedral on May 7, 2013. He also serves on the Education Commission for the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario (ACBO)

Commitee Members

Meet the committee members of our parish.

Finance Committee


Ministry Leaders

  • Music Ministry             – Tina McCarthy,                                                                                                             – Amy Melanson 
  • Screening                        – Tom McInnis  
  • Eucharistic Ministers  – Annette Dunford
  • Lectors                             – Mary Ellen Barry  
  • Ushers                              – Jim Holland 
  • Altar Cleaners                – Rosemary Towns
  • Hospitality Ministry     – Marian Coughlin
  • Finance Committee       – Ed Holek
  • Sacrament Preparation – Michelle Towns 
  • Cemetery Board               – Bob Condon
  • Catholic Women’s League – Mary McKeiver
  • Knights of Columbus      – Dan F. Moloney  

“Joseph was a just man..” Matthew 1:19

Holy Mass Times

Tuesday to Friday - 8:30 AM
Saturday - 5:00 PM
Sunday -10:00 AM


Vatican Official Site.


Mariiage Prep

Marriage Preparation


Peterborough Vocation Office


Saints of the Day.

Vatican News Service.


stjoseph's school

St Joseph’s School in Douro.






Catholic Organization For Life and Family

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Matthew 25:40 - ".. whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'"


300 County Road 8 Douro-Dummer ON K0L 2H0 Canada


+1 705 652 3231

Email Address

Office Hours

Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30 am to 4 pm

Roman Catholic
Diocese of Peterborough