St. Joseph's Church, Juhu is a Roman Catholic church located in Juhu, Mumbai. It belongs the Archdiocese of Bombay, and its parish area is bound on the east by J.V.P.D. Scheme, on the west by Juhu Beach, on the north by Kapashi and Mora villages and to the south by the Royal Hotel. St. Joseph's was built in 1853 and consists of around 3500 parishioners.
In the years prior to the creation of the parish of St. Joseph’s, Juhu was a long, narrow island off the west coast of Salsette, just north of the city. Juhu was called “Juvem” by the Portuguese.The people of Juhu consisted of Bhandaris (toddy tappers), Agris (salt traders) and Kulbis (cultivators) mainly East Indians & there was a small section of Goans. At its north point, nestled the village of Juhu, with a Catholic population of cultivators who belonged to the parish of St. Blaise, Amboli, and at its south point, opposite Bandra, lived a small colony of fisher folk and cultivators who belonged to the parish of St. Andrew, Bandra.
In 1853, the Vicar-Apostolic of Bombay, Dr. Hartmann, built a temporary chapel for the parishioners and placed Fr. Jacques S.J. in charge of the new parish. The following year a permanent structure was constructed on land offered by a parishioner. Fr. I. Colaco rebuilt the church In 1942.