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SVP Awareness Month

September is SVP awareness month and the theme this year is “Who Cares?” Throughout the month, we are covering different aspects of the Society’s work in our parish.

THE ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY CARES: Volunteers, motivated by their faith, befriend the lonely, visit the sick, feed the hungry and offer practical help to all in need.

Lord, help me to make time today to serve you in those who are most in need of encouragement or assistance.”
St Vincent de Paul

Stop and think about those who are lonely, suffer from food poverty, can’t afford the basics or are sick at home or in hospital. Show you care. Turn your concern into action and join the SVP. Our group here in St Joseph’s needs new members to carry out its work. To find out more contact the Parish Office.

Just do it. Make time for it. We can all make a bit of time. It might mean less telly watching. But we will meet people who will pull us through.
John Battle, SVP Patron


Parish News & Updates

a message from Fr Michael...

As the car park is now fully functioning can you please observe the original entrance (via Austenwood Common) and exit (via Priory Road) signs. We would like to remind all parishioners NOT TO USE THE PRIORY SIDE OF THE CHURCH as a car park. This area must be kept clear for access in and out of the Priory and Parish Office. It must also be kept clear to allow access for emergency vehicles.

As can be expected in a Parish as large and diverse as ours, there is always something going on and, much as we would like to let every parishioner know all that is happening, it has often been impossible for us to do so. However now, with our very good web site and newsletter at our disposal we will do our very best to keep parishioners well informed on all that is happening in our Parish.

Here are some recent updates:

Parish Update No 12  (6 March)

Parish Update No 11  (14 February)

Parish Update No 10  (7 February)

Parish Update No 9  (6 December)

Parish Update No 8  (18 October)

Parish Update No 7  (30 August)

Parish Update No 6  (16 August)

Parish Update No 5  (2 August)

Parish Update No 4  (28 June)

Parish Update No 3  (14 June)

Parish Update No 2  (7 June)

Parish Update No 1  (10 May)

All the best, Fr Michael



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St Joseph's Furniture Market


See what is on the Agenda and read the parish's 2016 Annual Report. Parishioners wishing to table questions must do so in writing no later than Wednesday, 28 September.


Sign Up Now for our 200 Club!

Enrolment DetailsMembership Forms are now available. 50% of the income generated will be used to maintain the office infrastructure and the other 50% will be paid out in prizes to the lucky winners each month. So why not join the club and make a valuable contribution towards the upkeep of our parish.

"If you're not in you can't win!"


Turn your leftover holiday foreign currency or old, obsolete coins into cash for the SVP. Pop your redundant currency into our collection bottle in the Parish Office and support work done locally in the parish.
Thank you for your support.


Holy Door Pilgrimage
During this Jubilee Year of Mercy, Pope Francis invites us all to make a pilgrimage through a Holy Door. Here in St Joseph's, our mini-pilgrimage walk through the Holy Door and round the church takes just 20-30 minutes. There is a prayerful guide which will help you encounter anew the mercy of God.


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Diary Dates

Charismatic Prayer Evening - Friday, 30th September

Bible Youth Group - Saturday, 1st October

Parish AGM - Sunday, 2nd October

St Joseph's School Open Morning - Wednesday, 5th October 9am to 12 noon

CAFOD Soup Lunch - Friday, 7th October

Pilgrimage to Holy Door Northampton Cathedral - Friday, 14th October

Northampton Cathedral Development Presentation - Monday, 24th October

Bishop Peter Closes Our Holy Door of Mercy - Saturday, 12th November

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