Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

Looking towards the ambo


Why does this generation demand a sign? ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

Why does this generation demand a sign? ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

6th Week of Ordinary Time, Year C

O God, grant that we may be so fashioned by your grace as to become a dwelling pleasing to you.

Quote of the Week

“I try to accomodate everybody in everything, not looking for my own advantage, but for the advantage of everybody else, so that they may be saved.”

1 Corinthians chapter 10, Verse 33 (NJB)

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

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for February

Universal: Victims For a generous welcome to the victims of human trafficking, enforced prostitution, and violence.

Bible Study

The next Bible Study will take place on Thursday 21st of February, 7.30pm in the Chapel. We will look at the readings for 7th 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.