URGENT FOOD STORE APPEAL

THIS IS AN URGENT APPEAL ON BEHALF OF THE ST.JOSEPH’S COMMUNITY CONNECT & THE ST.VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY FOOD STORE. During recent weeks with a local lockdown and an increase in individuals and families who are having to self isolate, we have seen an increase in demand for the use of our food store. Attached is a document detailing the […]

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Journey With The Pope – 1/10/2011

THURSDAY OCTOBER 1, 2020  “During the lockdown, the gesture of applauding doctors and nurses as a sign of encouragement and hope arose spontaneously. Many risked their lives and many gave their lives. Let us extend this applause to every member of the social body, to each and every one, for their precious contribution, no matter how small. “But what can […]

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Journey With The Pope – 18/9/2020

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2020  “The Christian response to the pandemic and to the consequent socio-economic crisis is based on love, above all, love of God who always precedes us (cf. 1 Jn 4:19). He loves us first. He always precedes us in love and in solutions. He loves us unconditionally and when we welcome this divine love, then we can […]

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Mandatory Masks in Church

Dear Parish Community and Visitors, Thank you very much for the tremendous support you have been offering us since we have re-opened for private prayer, Adoration and Mass. We have been asking that masks be worn prior to entry, however, this decision is now obviously mandatory in Wales from Monday, 14 September 2020. All masks are to be worn in […]

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Journey With The Pope – 4/9/2020

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2020  “The pandemic has exposed and aggravated social problems, above all that of inequality. Some people can work from home, while this is impossible for many others. Certain children, notwithstanding the difficulties involved, can continue to receive an academic education, while this has been abruptly interrupted for many, many others. Some powerful nations can issue money to […]

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Journey With The Pope – 1/9/2020

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1, 2020  “We are all worried about the social consequences of the pandemic. All of us. Many people want to return to normality and resume economic activities. Certainly, but this “normality” should not include social injustices and the degradation of the environment. The pandemic is a crisis, and we do not emerge from a crisis the same as […]

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Journey With The Pope – 28/8/2020

FRIDAY AUGUST 28, 2020  “The pandemic has exposed the plight of the poor and the great inequality that reigns in the world. And the virus, while it does not distinguish between people, has found, in its devastating path, great inequalities and discrimination. And it has exacerbated them!  The response to the pandemic is therefore dual. On the one hand, it […]

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Journey With The Pope – 15/8/2020

SATURDAY AUGUST 15, 2020  “The coronavirus is not the only disease to be fought, but rather, the pandemic has shed light on broader social ills. One of these is a distorted view of the person, a perspective that ignores the dignity and relational character of the person.” Pope Francis  INSTAGRAM AUGUST 12, 2020 Photograph from Bolivia  Solemnity of the Assumption […]

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Journey With The Pope – 5/7/2020

SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2020  “God’s generous gratitude takes into account even the smallest gesture of love and service given to our brothers and sisters. Again in these days, I heard from a priest who was moved because in his parish a child came up to him and said, “Father, these are my savings; not very much. They are for the […]

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