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Stations of the Cross – Week 2

“A painful journey towards healing” Last week’s Stations of the Cross was presented by Fr Frank Ryan and focused on the theme of trauma. It was a very thought provoking session which took those in attendance through the physiological realities of what the Crucifixion would have really been like for Christ. Today, Saturday, 24th February at 11am Today’s Stations of […]

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Lent

I noticed just today a little crocus had emerged through the leaves of last fall, and I knew Winter was over and Spring was not far away. It had a white colour which was dominated by purple, that now glistened in a burst of sunlight that pierced the clouds. The glory of God was revealed. Purple is of course the […]

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Ash Wednesday Mass Times

The season of Lent begins this week with Ash Wednesday. You are invited to attend mass and receive ashes at either of the following times: 10am at St Augstine’s Priory 12pm at St Joseph’s Church  7pm at St Joseph’s Church  

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Toddler Group Returns!

Our parish toddler group “St Joseph’s Tots” is relaunching this month under a new name – “Little Lights“! From 20th February the group will run every Tuesday in term time from 9:30 – 11am. The group’s mission statement is: “We aim to provide a warm, safe and welcoming environment every week, where families can bring their babies and toddlers to […]

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Parish Dinner 2018

Last Thursday’s annual parish dinner was another great success. The yearly social was well attended by around 60 parishioners and thoroughly enjoyed by all! The Cricket club hosted the annual event which featured a two course buffet and dessert. The raffle which was held during the evening raised a phenomenal £144! Many thanks to John Williams for organising the event. […]

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First Holy Communion Programme 2018

The children in Year 3 will begin their sacramental programme for First Holy Communion & First Confession on Monday, 5 March in St. Joseph’s School at 3:30pm. More information will be distributed to parents at the school shortly. Any children in the parish who are of a similar age and not attending St. Joseph’s School are encouraged to join the […]

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Flower Arrangers Needed!

We need your help! We are currently looking for individuals who would like to volunteer to help prepare the flowers arrangements for the church. Flower arranging is an important ministry and can also be a very enjoyable experience and opportunity to socialise! No experience necessary – we are looking for anyone with an interest in flower arranging to get involved […]

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Back to Normal

Those attending mass this weekend can expect a very warm welcome as the heating in the church has now been fixed! Thank you for bearing with us over the last few weeks while we were experiencing problems with the heating system. Also, Sunday coffee and the Sunday shared lunch will be back on tomorrow in the parish community centre. We hope […]

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Heating Issues & Sunday Coffee

Unfortunately we are still experiencing issues with the heating system in the church this week, therefore today’s mass will likely be very cold! Please wrap up warm and keep your coats on. We are awaiting a part for the heating system that should be fitted by next week! Due to lack of volunteers there will sadly be no Sunday Shared […]

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New Year Parish Dinner

This year’s parish dinner will be on Thursday 8th February at 7.30pm at Colwyn Bay Cricket Club in Rhos on Sea. The cost is £15 and will consist of a two course buffet with dessert and tea/coffee. Names and payment must be given to John the organist as soon as possible please and no later than 14th January as the deadline […]

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