Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

Flowers in the sanctuary


I am gentle and humble in heart ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

I am gentle and humble in heart ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

15th Week of Ordinary Time, Year A

O God, you show the light of your truth to those who go astray, so that they may return to the right path.

Quote of the Week

“He has made known to us his secret purpose ... namely, that the universe, everything in heaven and on earth, might be brought into a unity in Christ.”

Ephesians chapter 1, Verses 9-10 (REB)

Masses & Services this Week [Sundays: Yr A, Weekdays: Yr 1]

Parish Fair

The Presbytery Garden

A big thank you to everyone who came along for making it such a happy event. Thanks also to everyone who helped in any way, and of course, to everyone who made the fair possible by donating things.

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for July 2017

Lapsed Christians: That our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the merciful closeness of the Lord and the beauty of the Christian life.

Bible Study

The next Bible Study will take place on Thursday 20th of July, 7.30pm in the Chapel. We will look at the readings for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time:

These readings can be most easily found in an ordinary Sunday Missal.


saint joseph’s catholic church

If you’re a first time visitor, welcome to our website. If you’re a regular, welcome back. For a general overview of the site, or for help to find what you’re looking for more quickly, use the menu below.


  • links - links to websites for children.


  • art - christian art by the masters, plus a short reflection.
  • books - book recommendations covering serveral categories.
  • poetry - original poetry, mostly by people in the parish.
  • photos - original photography, mostly in and around cardiff.
  • stories - original prose/fiction by people in the parish.
  • q & a - why fast? what does ‘magnum pietatis opus’ mean? etc.




  • services - times of masses and confessions in the parish.
  • joseph - a short article about our patron, saint joseph.
  • sisters - a little bit about the Sisters of st. joseph of annecy.
  • clergy - a little bit about the clergy in our parish.
  • chaplaincy - information about hospital chaplaincy services.
  • contact - a few ways to contact us.


  • magazine - the magazine page, which changes each week.
  • work - information about parish projects.
  • views - short essays on some interesting topics.
  • diary - events coming up in the parish and the diocese.


  • girm - short articles on the general instruction of the roman missal.
  • commentary - a commentary on the mass.
  • prayers - prayers useful for occasional liturgies.
  • reflections - reflections useful for various situations.