Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

Flowers in the sanctuary

Wednesday

Rejoice, so highly favoured! The Lord is with you ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

Rejoice, so highly favoured! The Lord is with you ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

2nd Week of Advent, Year C

God of power and mercy, remove the things that hinder us from receiving Christ with joy, so that we may share his wisdom and become one with him.

Quote of the Week

“While you are waiting, do your best to live blameless and unsullied lives so that he will find you at peace. Think of our Lord’s patience as your opportunity to be saved.”

2 Peter chapter 3, Verses 14-15 (NJB)

Livestream Masses at Saint Joseph’s

The next Mass will be livestreamed at 7.00pm, you are still able to view live images from the church beforehand as well: Click Here.

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 by law 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 December 2021

Catechists Let us pray for the catechists, summoned to announce the Word of God: may they be its witnesses, with courage and creativity and in the power of the Holy Spirit.

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 Advent 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.

Kids

  • links - links to websites for children.

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.