Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

The Paschal Candle

Corpus Christi: Year C

The all ate as much as they wanted ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

The all ate as much as they wanted ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

9th Week of Ordinary Time, Year C

O God, whose providence never fails in its design, keep from us all that might harm us, and grant all that works for our good.

Quote of the Week

“The God who said, ‘Out of darkness light shall shine,’ has caused his light to shine in our hearts, the light which is knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus.”

2 Corinthians chapter 4, Verse 6 (REB)

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

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intentions for May 2016

Universal: Respect for Women - ‘That in every country of the world, women may be honoured and respected and that their essential contribution to society may be highly esteemed.’

Evangelization: Holy Rosary - ‘That families, communities, and groups may pray the Holy Rosary for evangelization and peace.’

Bible Study

The next Bible Study will take place on Thursday 26th of May in the Chapel, 7.30pm. As always, we will look at the readings for the coming Sunday - Corpus Christi:

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


saint joseph’s catholic church

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  • 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.