The Colour Purple

As Lent approaches fast it is worth recalling why the colour purple is such an important feature of the season. Traditionally, the statues in Catholic churches were covered with purple cloth during this time of the year. Purple is used for two reasons, firstly it is associated with mourning and so anticipates the pain and suffering of the crucifixion. Purple […]

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Christmas Mass Times 2019

Please find this year’s Christmas Mass times below: Tuesday 24th December, 5pm – Children’s Christmas Vigil Mass – The children will act out the Gospel during Christmas Mass. Tuesday 24th December, 11.30pm – Carol service followed by Midnight Mass Wednesday 25th December, Christmas Day, 10.30am – Christmas Morning Mass For more information check out the Christmas Services Flyer Christmas Day […]

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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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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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