A Lenten message from Fr John

On the eve of Ash Wednesday we hear from our Co-ordinating Pastor, Fr John, reminding us that Lent is a time for heart surgery.  What’s he talking about?  Read his full message here……

Advent ideas…

Advent begins on Sunday 29th November.
If you’re looking for a few ideas on how to make a spiritual preparation to celebrate Christmas more meaningfully, we have some here

Prayer & Praise this Tuesday 3rd Nov

St Joseph’s Parish Prayer & Praise


Next gathering:  Tuesday 3rd November
Scripture:  Psalm 62(63), verses 2-8
O God, you are my God, for you I long 

1.  Draw me to your presence, O Lord
2.  10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord, O my soul)

Join us for about 40 minutes of prayer, singing, Scripture and reflection in a very relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

Stay online for a while afterwards if you wish to have a bit of a chat – your choice!

Zoom details here

People who’ve come say:
“I thought it was a wonderful experience” 
“Thank you for prayer and praise last night – it was lovely to get together as a community and pray – more please!”
“The Praise & Prayer Evening was beautiful and singing with you brought a smile to all our faces “
“Well thought out, prayerful and not too long”
“Really enjoyed learning & praying together like this”
“We both really enjoyed the worship and prayer gathering last night, it was such a blessing”

CAFOD Fast Day this Friday 9th October

October 9th is CAFOD’s Family Fast Day to help people facing the worst of the coronavirus crisis. We’ve all felt the impact of this terrible disease
– let’s come together to help the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world survive, rebuild and heal. Please pray for all those affected and donate

Anyone can text CAFOD on 70085 to donate £10 or give on-line on cafod.org.uk/give

View introductory video here: https://vimeo.com/453718072/66db9d386d.