9am Holy Mass
6.30pm Holy Mass
If you are inscribed for the First Holy Communion Preparation, you can log in here.
This year there are only nine classes (modules) and each of these will be repeated to make it easier to attend. This year more emphasis is being placed on the importance of being part of the parish community, in particular by attending Holy Mass on Sundays (or Saturday evenings) for those who wish to receive Holy Communion.
St Joseph's Parish works with the Safeguarding team of Salford Diocese. The parish shares their aims and vision, follows their policies and benefits from their support. More information is available on their website: http://www.dioceseofsalford.org.uk/safeguarding/.
For the latest contact details and policy statement, please see our safeguarding page.
Celebrating our Parish booklet is now available for download here.
Hope in the Future is an invitation to every parish in the Diocese to recognise and develop their missionary identity and their call to evangelise. First and foremost this process needs to be rooted in prayer and sustained by prayer which is why we are encouraged to pray for the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
Revelations of Divine Love
Julian of Norwich - a 14th century anchoress - received sixteen revelations, while lying on her deathbed and gazing on the crucifix. After she recovered, she compiled two versions of a book describing the revalations - shorter and longer, where she explored in more depth mystical visions and contemplations on universal love and hope in a time of troubles, uprisings and war.
This seed is sown in the field which is our hearts, our minds, our daily life. There are echoes of the Our Father here 'give us this day our daily bread'. Maybe the man's sleep and waking reminds us of Christ's death and resurrection, the sacrifice of love by which our Saviour makes it possible for us to receive this seed and for it to grow, the sacrifice of love which is made present in this Holy Mass.... Read more
Catechism of the Catholic Church
The Catechism of the Catholic Church is a compendium of Church's teaching. Split into 4 parts, it uses the Creed to present and explain what we believe, our Faith. It also explains in detail each of the seven sacraments - their their meaning, signs and effects. The ten commandments are used to present the Natural Moral Law in the light of the Gospel and the words of 'Our Father' to present the basis of Church's teaching about prayer.
If you want to find out more about the faith, please have a look at the section summaries, available for download now, in the Catechism section.
More detailed explanations and discussions will be added shortly.
The sacrament of reconciliation is above all an act of God's love, a personal moment lived in the relationship of love with God. Like the Church, each of her members, is always in need of purification and, following the path of penance and renewal, seeks with a contrite heart to grow in love of Christ.
Visit Confession page, to find out more about the elements of a good confession and when and how to make your confession at St Joseph's.
Monday - Thursday: 9am
Saturday: 9am and 6.30pm (Sunday's Mass)
Saturday: after 9am Mass and 6pm to 6.20pm
Sunday: 10.30am to 10.50am and 3.30pm to 4pm
Parish Priest: Fr Ian Farrell
Address: St Joseph's Presbytery, Portland Crescent, Manchester, M13 0BU
Call or text: 0757 528 8370
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