He breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

31st May 2020
First Reading
Second Reading

 Due to Corona Virus (COVID-19) Masses and Church Services are discontinued until further notice as agreed by the Bishops of England and Wales

Here is the latest news from Fr Charles about Church and our Community


Pleaee visit the News Section for a report from Brittany Roberts and her experiences volunteering in Nepal

07503 905414

The Catholic church and this parish of St Mary’s
hasn’t closed (only the building) We maintain our communion through prayer and through many ways of connecting with each other while keeping people (especially the Care Staff, NHS and others) safe. 

Please check out this week’s Parish Bulletin for the latest news about Easter Duties and church activities during the current lockdown .

Click here for a link to the Sunday bulletin


We have found some Live Streamed services including masses. This means that clicking on the link below at the right time will connect you to a website showing a live stream of a mass in progress. Please note that to follow a complete service will use a great deal of data (like streaming live TV) so should only be used on a wifi connection, not using a phone data connection.
Also please note we have no control over content from independent websites

Bishop Peter ‘s masses, and also a Pentecost novena (9.00am on facebook, are live-streamed from the diocesan website and youtube…(and also his Good Shepherd Sunday message )

Former parish priest of Rhyl, Monsignor Malachy Keegan, celebrates live-streamed mass daily at his parish in Sandersted, near Croydon…

Please check in to Fr Peter Morgan’s Liverpool parish…
Visit St Joseph’s Colwyn Bay where Fr Frank Ryan OMI and outreach Sri Lankan priest, Fr Vimal OMI, celebrate Mass daily

Monday – Friday: 11 am. Available at 12 noon on our Website
YouTube Channel:
(just search: saintjosephsrcc)
Adoration – Live Streamed on Facebook:Saturdays at 11am Rosary: 6pm – Live Streamed on Facebook:
And Sunday Mass live streamed at 11am

Prayer Resources for Home

Mass Timetable

Click here to join live streams (subject to timetable)

Finally for the moment, here is a message about facing up to the Virus pandemic from the Tamera Community.

Any news will be disseminated via this website so please bookmark it for future reference.


All bookings or enquiries for church centre or parish house, please see Martin Hargraves,

coordinator at e-mail or tel 07881  491751 (details also on the Contacts page)

The very latest news items are listed here. They appear in date occurence order.  For all news items, visit our NEWS PAGE. To add an item to the News page, please send us a message containing all the relevant details. Please also contact us as soon as possible if any of the details are incorrect, or feel free to leave a comment below the item.

CAFOD Corona Virus appeal

CAFOD has launched a coronavirus emergency appeal. The effects of coronavirus on developing countries where CAFOD works are likely to be devastating. Families without enough to eat and without access to clean water and healthcare are particularly vulnerable. The...

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Advice for Anyone in Domestic Abuse Situations.

If you are in immediate danger call 999 and ask for the police. If you are in danger and unable to talk on the phone, call 999 and listen to the questions from the operator and if possible, respond by coughing or tapping the head set. If prompted, press 55 to Make...

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Parish Finances

Ways you can make offertory donations: 1. Create a Banker’s Standing Order. Simply fill in a Banker’s Order form and return it to your bank. (Some banks let you download these forms.) On this form you simply enter: The Banks’ name eg Nat West. Name of Account : eg...

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Knights of St Columba

The Knights of St Columba among other things raise lots of money for good causes. Currently they have looked at the challenges facing Catholic Care Homes across the country and have decided to set-up a “Charity Appeal “campaign for the catholic orders running these...

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While we have extra TIME. (by Fr Charles)

We’re Catholics, we’re not only local, we’re global. We can all connect, even in a small way, with some missionary or justice issues round the world, as with Red boxes or CAFOD. After my 10 day visit to Palestine and Israel 10 years ago, a great way for me to stay...

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Parishioner Chris Ruane, obviously “seeking God in all things”, found this excellent website with lots of good News. He has agreed to share it. …….. “I found this excellent news site which covers positive news stories from around the world- a back to work programmes...

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Do remember to pray for staff at Christ the Word Catholic School, also working front-line at the moment, educating vulnerable children and others. They’ve just asked me to judge a baking competition !! Are they mad ? The Head, very kindly, as I’m locked in, says: “We...

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Growing food locally for sharing (update).

We’ve restored our raised vegetable beds in the parish house backyard and also beside the church. All of these have now been planted with potatoes, carrots, broad beans, onions, broccoli and other vegetables. Parishioners (THANKS) have so f far donated seeds,...

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Together Creating Communities (from Fr Charles )

Remember we challenged MP James Davies on the issue of School Hunger ? Pressure resulted when last February Welsh Government rolled out better school breakfast provision and a holiday food scheme for the coming summer, to all Welsh councils. After the pilot scheme,...

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