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Sheila Johnson

Occasionally when I go into the hospital (Glan Clwyd) to visit some parishioners, I bump into Sheila Johnson. She is the R.C. Chaplain to the hospital, and is a parishioner at St. Mary’s, Rhyl.  I am extremely grateful for her dedicated service to the ill and indeed the dying in the hospital.  Trying to negotiate the frequent blockages on the […]

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All Saints & All Souls 2019

The Feast of All Saints is this Friday, 1st November. It is a Holyday of Obligation and Mass will be celebrated in the church at Noon and 6pm. The following day, Saturday 2nd November, is All Souls Day. To mark this there will be a special Remembrance Service for all our family and friends who have passed away in the […]

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Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald’s Talk in Full

This weekend we were honoured to welcome Archbishop Michael Louis Fitzgerald to our Parish of St Joseph’s. On Saturday he attended the Afternoon of Muslim/Christian Friendship event organised by Cytun (Churches Together) and gave a talk. The event was very well attended and enjoyed by all. Archbishop Fitzgerald then co-celebrated the vigil Mass where he gave the sermon. The following […]

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Youth Mass

Fr Frank Ryan would like to invite the Parish and its Youth to this Sunday’s Youth Mass! This Sunday 22nd September, at 11am in St Joseph’s Church Colwyn Bay. All Youth in the Parish & School are invited. Those who would like to be involved, please join us 3pm – 5.45pm Saturday 21st September in St Joseph’s Church.

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An Afternoon of Muslim/Christian Friendship

This Saturday, September 21st between 12pm to 3pm in the Parish Centre a special event will be taking place, organised by Cytun (churches together).   This is the third time we have held an afternoon celebrating the friendship between Muslims and Christians in our area. Last year the Imam spoke and this year we are honoured to have Archbishop Michael […]

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Parish Assembly 2019

With the upcoming Parish Assembly just a few weeks away, we have recently been asking parishioners and visitors to our church to think about, and answer, a few questions about their experience of St Joseph’s Parish. These questions and the responses you give will help to shape the forthcoming assembly meeting. If you wish to fill out a paper copy […]

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Good Friday

I always wondered why they called it ‘Good Friday’.  You look at the crucifix, and there depicted is the most horrible image of death that could be inflicted on a human being by the Roman empire.  Why should my desire to be justified require this kind of immolation?  What makes me worth it? Strange, how love and pain always seem […]

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Holy Week 2019

Here are the times for Masses and services during Holy Week.  This Holy week is the high point of our year – the completion and the new beginning of our celebration of living in Christ. It is a week of two halves: In the first half, starting Palm Sunday, we complete our Lenten preparation of ‘dying to sin’, so that […]

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First Holy Communion

The mind of a child has the capacity to cut through the flotsam and jetsam of life and focus in a profound way on what is essential.  Their belief in God can not only be real but that conviction can be translated into feelings of confidence and acts of kindness.  Their sense of right and wrong can, when not tainted […]

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Remembrance Sunday

This Sunday marks a century since the end of the First World War. Parishioners should arrive early for today’s 11am Mass to ensure they are able to find parking in time for the beginning of our Remembrance Sunday Mass. We will begin with the observation of the two minute silence on this Armistice Day Centenary at 11am prompt. We are […]

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