The Parishes
St Joseph and St Charles
St Joseph's Church will be temporarily closed from Monday, 8 March, until Saturday, 27 March due to ceiling repairs inside the Church. Due this period weekend masses (13th, 14th, 20th and 21st) will be celebrated outside, with a small altar at the door to the presbytery. The will be no weekday masses during this period. For further details, click here.
Booking is now open for Holy Week Triduum & Easter Masses at St Joseph's.
Please book for the following masses before Friday 26, March.
The Mass of the Supper of the Lord Maundy Thursday, 1 April 7.00pm
Please note; only one such celebration is permitted on this night and there will be no Washing of Feet, Procession to the Altar of Repose or 'Watching' at the end of holy Mass
The Celebration of the Lord's Passion Good Friday, 2 April 12:00pm
All the services will be the same and all will include the Passion, a communal veneration of the Cross and the reception of Holy Communion.
The Masses of the Resurrection of the Lord Holy Saturday, 3 April 5.00pm
Easter Sunday, 4 April 9.00am
The Renewal of Baptismal Promises will take place at all Masses. The Vigil ceremonies are significantly curtailed, e.g. the Easter fire is to be omitted and the vigil readings will be truncated.
You can book your place(s) by contacting Marie O'Hara, on e-mail at or by telephone on 07862 718803 (Mondays to Fridays 4.00 to 7.00pm, Saturdays 9.00am to 4.00pm), please see page 2 of the bulletin for more details.
Please remember you are required to wear a face covering inside St Joseph's unless you are exempt.
If you have a smartphone, when you arrive at church please use the NHS COVID-19 app to scan our QR code, it is displayed in the entrance to the church and also inside. This is to help trace and stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Track & Trace App app is available for smartphones only - not tablets, smartwatches or other devices. To get started, go to Android's Google Play or Apple's App Store and search for "NHS Covid-19"
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