Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

Sunlight on the sanctuary


It would not be right for a prophet to die outside Jerusalem ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

It would not be right for a prophet to die outside Jerusalem ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

30th Week of Ordinary Time, Year C

Father, there is no power for good that does not come from your covenant.

Quote of the Week

“You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment.”

Matthew chapter 22, Verses 37-38 (NJB)

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

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intentions for October 2016

Universal: Journalists - ‘That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics.’

Evangelization: World Mission Day - ‘That World Mission Day may renew within all Christian communities the joy of the Gospel and the responsibility to announce it.’

Bible Study

The next Bible Study will take place on Thursday 27th of October, 7.30pm in the Chapel. As always, we will look at the readings for the coming Sunday - 31st 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.