Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

The Paschal Candle


I say this to you: offer the wicked person no resistance ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

I say this to you: offer the wicked person no resistance ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

11th Week of Ordinary Time, Year C

O God, strength of those who hope in you, grant us always the help of your grace, that in following your commands we may please you by our resolve and our deeds.

Quote of the Week

“All of us must appear before the judgement seat of Christ, so that each may receive recompense for what has been done in the body, whether good or evil.”

2 Corinthians chapter 5, Verse 10 (NRSV)

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

Parish Fair

The Presbytery Garden

On Saturday 29th of June 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. It’s FREE to get in and all are welcome.

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Saint Joseph’s Parish, Cardiff Facebook Group

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for June

Evangelization – Priests That priests, through the modesty and humility of their lives, commit themselves actively to a solidarity with those who are the most poor.

Bible Study

The next Bible Study will take place on Thursday 20th of June, 7.30pm in the Chapel. We will look at the readings for Corpus Christi:

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.