Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

Flowers in the sanctuary

3rd Week in Ordinary Time: Monday

It is the end of Satan ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

It is the end of Satan ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

3rd Week of Ordinary Time, Year C

Almighty Father, the love you offer always exceeds the furthest expression of our human longing, for you are greater than the human heart.

Quote of the Week

“Those whose life is buying things should live as though they had nothing of their own; and those who have to deal with the world should not become engrossed in it.”

1 Corinthians chapter 7, Verses 30-31 (JB)

Livestream Masses at Saint Joseph’s

Masses & Services this Week [Sundays: Yr C, Weekdays: Yr 2]

Please be aware of the following when coming to church:

Please remember that we are required to wear face masks at public Masses.

Some Useful Catholic Links

The Mass

Life Issues

News

Young People

Find Us on Facebook

This is a very good time to join the parish Facebook group (if you haven’t already). During this time it provides 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 January 2022

For true human fraternity We pray for all those suffering from religious discrimination and persecution; may their own rights and dignity be recognized, which originate from being brothers and sisters in the human family.

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 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time 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.

Albums

  • 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.

Gospel

Groups

Details

  • 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.

Notices

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

Resources

  • 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.