CAFOD – Coronavirus Appeal Message

The Corona virus is affecting the most vulnerable people in all societies. Just as the impacts of the coronavirus are being felt at unprecedented levels here in the UK, we are extremely concerned about the impact of that the virus will have on vulnerable and marginalised communities in developing countries with healthcare systems much more fragile than our own.     In some […]

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Journey With The Pope – 13/5/2020

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2020  “Many people have recently lost their jobs. Let us pray together for our brothers and sisters who are suffering for lack of employment…I would like to remind you that on 14 May, believers of every religion are invited to unite themselves spiritually in a day of prayer, fasting and works of charity, to implore God to […]

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Journey With The Pope, 05/03/20

SUNDAY,  MAY 3, 2020  “There is so much need to nurture Christian hope, that hope that gives a new outlook, capable of discovering and seeing good, even when it is obscured by evil: “If hope revives our eyes, we will see what is hidden”, wrote St. Ephraim (Carmen Nisib., 70). The Acts of the Apostles, which the Liturgy offers us […]

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Saint Louise de Marillac

Saint of the Day for March 15 (August 12, 1591 – March 15, 1660) https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODMar15.mp3 Saint Louise de Marillac’s Story Born near Meux, France, Louise lost her mother when she was still a child, her beloved father when she was but 15. Her desire to become a nun was discouraged by her confessor, and a marriage was arranged. One son […]

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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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