St Joseph's is a flourishing inner city parish with many parishoners coming from India, Africa and Europe. The parish serves the spiritual needs of catholic community through daily Holy Mass and Sacraments. It also offers opportunities to deepen one's faith, love and knowledge of God and to get involved with the local community, through prayer, study and joining groups within the parish.


Ask for prayer

Fill in the prayer request form below and your intentions will be included in our daily prayer and placed next to the Blessed Sacrament during Benediction on Sunday afternoon. All requests will be passed to Fr Farrell and kept confidential.

Your prayer intention:



Mass Intentions Received
Anna Rose, Mary Duggan LD, Sean O'Toole (A), Special Intention, Anne O’Malley LD, Declan Davis A, Eamon Sheerin A, Margaret Corrigan A, Annie Foster A, Patrick Corrigan A, Holy Souls, Fr Peter Bristow, Fr Francis Nnadi

Annual Requiem Mass at St Joseph's and Southern Cemetery
The Mass will take place on Monday 28th August at 11:00am at St Joseph's Cemetery, Moston Lane, Moston, M40 9QL. There will also be a Mass at Southern Cemetery (near the chapel), on Monday 28th at 11am. If you would like to please feel free to bring a folding chair.

Talk English Lessons in Salford
Caritas Talk English project is looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to help  deliver free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) courses and support activities and trips across the Salford area. Three training sessions are coming up at the Cathedral Centre.

21st & 22nd August,
4th & 5th September,
19th & 20th October

Please contact Suzannah Redmond on s.redmond@cornerstonecds.org.uk or 0775 4239 939.

Caritas Vacancy - Payroll and Finance Officer
Role description
The Payroll & Finance Officer will ensure staff are paid accurately, efficiently and in a timely manner. You will be responsible for filing all monthly and year end documents for payroll and pension. You will also process transactions relating to the purchase and sales ledger and make foster care payments. Additionally you will also be responsible for producing sales invoices and credit control.

Person specification
The successful candidate will be well organised, proactive in their approach to work, with outstanding communication and problem solving skills.
The post holder must be at least part qualified in a professional financial qualification and must have a minimum of two years experience in the same or similar role.

Post details
37 hours per week, full time . £21,268 - £24,964 per annum
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 22 August 2017. Interviews will be on Wednesday, 30 August.

How to apply
To apply, please visit our website www.caritassalford.org.uk/careers/ or email r.anderson@caritassalford.org.uk to request an application pack.

46th Annual Rosary Rally
The 46th Annual Rosary Rally takes place on Saturday 9th September at 3pm, with Gospel Singer Tom McCourt.
Location: Platt Fields Manchester (Grangethorpe Road entrance)
Contact: Sarah Mitchell - 0161 431 0410


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