Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

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Go and be reconciled with your brother first ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

Go and be reconciled with your brother first ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

1st Week of Lent, Year B

Grant, almighty God, through the yearly observances of Holy Lent, that we may grow in understanding of the riches hidden in Christ.

Quote of the Week

“It is better to suffer for doing right, if such should be the will of God, than for doing wrong. Christ too suffered for our sins once for all, the just for the unjust.”

1 Peter chapter 3, Verses 17-18 (REB)

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

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for February 2018

Universal: Say “No” to Corruption That those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.

Bible Study

The next Bible Study will take place on Thursday 1st of March, 7.30pm in the Chapel. We will look at the readings for the 3rd Sunday of Lent:

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.