Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

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You will be repaid a hundred times over, not without persecutions, now in this present time and, in the world to ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

You will be repaid a hundred times over, not without persecutions, now in this present time and, in the world to ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

8th Week of Ordinary Time, Year A

Grant, we pray, almighty God, that, always pondering spiritual things, we may carry out in both word and deed that which is pleasing to you.

Quote of the Week

“I will betroth you to myself for ever, betroth you with integrity and justice, with tenderness and love.”

Hosea chapter 2, Verse 21 (JB)

Ways of Praying

On Tuesday 21st of February at 7.30pm, we will have the next in our monthly series of sessions looking at different ways of praying. This time we will focus on meditation in the practice of the church. Each session stands on its own (so don’t worry if you didn’t make the last one) and takes place in the church. The sessions last about 45 minutes, and are a mixture of theory and practice. All welcome.

If you have not yet begun to meditate,
I implore you by the love of our Lord,
not to deprive yourself of so great a good.
There is nothing to be afraid of;
there is everything to gain.

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)

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

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for February 2017

Comfort for the Afflicted: That all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees, and marginalized, may find welcome and comfort in our communities.

Bible Study

The next Bible Study will take place on Thursday 23rd of February, 7.30pm in the Chapel. We will look at the readings for 8th 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.