Saint Joseph’s R.C. Parish, Cardiff

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If you had only understood the message of peace! ... [Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

If you had only understood the message of peace! ...
[Read the whole of Today’s Gospel]

33rd Week of Ordinary Time, Year B

Father of all that is good, keep us faithful in serving you, for to serve you is our lasting joy.

Quote of the Week

“We not belong to night and darkness, and we must not sleep like the rest, but keep awake and sober.”

1 Thessalonians chapter 5, Verses 5-6 (REB)

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

Pope Francis’ Prayer Intention for November

Universal: In the Service of Peace That the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict.

Bible Study

The next Bible Study will take place on Thursday 22nd of November, 7.30pm in the Chapel. We will look at the readings for Feast of Christ the King:

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.