Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

Sunlight on the sanctuary


This is the heir. Come on, let us kill him ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

This is the heir. Come on, let us kill him ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

2nd Week of Lent, Year B

O God, nourish us inwardly by your word, that with spiritual sight made pure we may rejoice to behold your glory.

Quote of the Week

“There is nothing in death or life ... in the forces of the universe, in heights or depths - nothing in creation that can separate us from the love of God.”

Romans chapter 8, Verses 38-39 (REB)

Livestream Masses at Saint Joseph’s

The next Mass will be livestreamed at 9.15am, but you are still able to view live images from the church: Click Here.

Public Masses

Wales is in Tier 4, which does not currently affect public worhip. Public Masses at Saint Joseph’s are as follows:

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

Please remember that we are required by law to wear face masks at public Masses. And, of course, since the strict government guidelines restrict numbers it is important to book. Please ring the office on 2041 1819 to book your place, you will be most welcome.

Making A Donation to the Parish

Obviously, the combination of lockdowns and fewer people being able to attend our public Masses has meant much less being given to our parish. The work that the parish does, and the costs involved, remain the same. If you would like to help us by donating online you can do so via our

Some Useful Catholic Links

Find Us on Facebook

This is a very good time to join the parish Facebook group (if you haven’t already).
Over the coming weeks it will provide us with a place to keep in touch.
Simply click on the following link and request to join the group.

Saint Joseph’s Parish, Cardiff Facebook Group

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for February 2021

Violence Against Women We pray for women who are victims of violence, that they may be protected by society and have their sufferings considered and heeded.

Bible Study

Our weekly Bible Study will obviously NOT take place at the present time. Even so, the Bible remains a treasure that can give us what we need. The readings for 3rd Sunday of Lent are:

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

Parish Pastoral Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dear Parishioners and all people of goodwill, this is a most difficult time and it tries our faith and our Christian friendship. With the threat of coronavirus and aware of the vulnerability of some of our parishioners, of course all of us as human beings are delicate and vulnerable to risks that come our way. I am suggesting that if the crisis worsens, let us identify people who may need our prompt response. Take a phone number, know the address, enquire from a family member so that in case of a worse case scenario we are able to offer material support, hope and words of closeness to those who may remain at home - a telephone conversion is a pastoral response. Or we can use Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram to keep up-to-date. I am appealing for volunteers for this. I know we have wonderful people. We can share information but be careful not to create unnecessary fear or panic. Do not be afraid, Jesus always reminds us, he is with us... [read more]


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.


  • views - short essays on some interesting topics.
  • diary - events coming up in the parish and the diocese.
  • newsletter - our weekly newsletter.


  • 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.