Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

The Paschal Candle

Saints Peter and Paul: Apostles

You are Peter, and I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

You are Peter, and I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

13th Week of Ordinary Time, Year C

O God, who through the grace of adoption chose us to be children of light, grant that we may always be seen to stand in the bright light of truth.

Quote of the Week

“She fell at Jesus’ feet and told him the whole truth. ‘My daughter,’ he said, ‘your faith has restored you to health; go in peace and be free of your complaint.’”

Mark chapter 5, Verses 33-34 (NJB)

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

Parish Fair

The Presbytery Garden

On Saturday 9th of July we will be having our annual summer fair. Pop in any time between 11.00am and 2.00pm - you’ll find us in the parish garden at the side of the church.

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intentions for June 2016

Universal: Human Solidarity - ‘That the aged, marginalized, and those who have no one may find - even within the huge cities of the world - opportunities for encounter and solidarity.’

Evangelization: Seminarians and Novices - ‘That seminarians and men and women entering religious life may have mentors who live the joy of the Gospel and prepare them wisely for their mission.’

Bible Study

The next Bible Study will take place on Thursday 30th of June in the Chapel, 7.30pm. As always, we will look at the readings for the coming Sunday - 14th 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.