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Macmillan Coffee Day

St Joseph’s will be taking part in Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ this Friday, 28th September in the Parish Centre. Pop in at any time between 9am-4pm for coffee, cake and company and help us raise vital funds for this fantastic charity. Calling all St Joseph’s talented bakers – donations of cakes etc will be gratefully received! These […]

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Fish & Chips Quiz Night

Thank you to our Quiz Master for putting together a fantastic quiz! A great night was had by all and we raised £62.50 for Parish Centre funds. Congratulations to our winning team – “By The Front Door” ! Many thanks to all who attended! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Join us this Friday, 21st September, in the Parish Centre for […]

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The Ratzinger’s Family Home

The beautiful house that played such an important part in the life of the Ratzinger family is falling down. Situated in a beautiful part of Bavaria with the Alps as a background and Berchtesgaden just 33 miles away, it is in an idyllic part of the world. The house was built in 1726 and reflects the history and the culture […]

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Eucharistic Celebration

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament has been a tradition from the very earliest times in the church. The Eucharist is the real presence of Christ among us. Benediction is a time when we can meditate and pray as the Blessed Sacrament is exposed before us. For those who cannot get to Liverpool for the Eucharistic Congress – ‘Adoremus’ this weekend […]

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There were eight children in our family. We lived on the outskirts of Dublin and we were able to do a little farming to make ends meet.  My job was looking after the hens – all 72 of them.  I fed them, watered them, collected the eggs, and had a list of people who who would buy the eggs.  We […]

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St Joseph’s Summer Fair 2018

St Joseph’s Church & School Community are excited to reveal details of the upcoming Summer Fair! The annual St Joseph’s Summer Fair will take place on the 7th July 2018 between 12.00 and 4.00pm on Rydal Field, Brackley Avenue, Colwyn Bay, LL29 7UU. FREE ENTRY! Join us for a fantastic day of games, entertainment and fun for all the family. […]

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Thoughts on the Abortion Referendum in Ireland

I well remember the 2002 referendum in Ireland on abortion. On the day before (5th March 2002) I was present at a meeting in which Cardinal Desmond O’Connell, leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, spoke to a gathering of Catholic School Administrators in St. Patrick’s Training College in Dublin. Addressing the subject of the Referendum he said “The referendum […]

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Pentecost International Mass & Lunch

“Where all languages proclaim the good news of Christ, together in the Holy Spirit.” The feast of Pentecost will be celebrated this year on Sunday 20th May. As in previous years, we will be celebrating with our International themed Mass and shared buffet lunch afterwards. This is a highlight in our church calendar and enjoyed by the whole community!    Our […]

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Rosary on the Coast

Where: St. Trillo’s Chapel, Marine Drive, Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay LL28 4PP When: Sunday, 29th April 2018 at 3pm A mass rosary will be said around the coast of Great Britain on Sunday, April 29th 2018 at 3pm. After similar events in Poland and Ireland last year, Catholics in the British Isles have been inspired to plan and take part in […]

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World Meeting of Families 2018

Are you interested in the World Meeting of Families in Dublin 21st – 26th of August this year? Pope Francis has confirmed his attendance and will be there! What is World Meeting of Families 2018? Dublin, Ireland, has been chosen by Pope Francis to host the next World Meeting of Families from 21-26 August 2018, guided by the theme “The […]

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