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St Joseph's RC Church
Hope Road
M33 3BF

Tel: 0161 973 1615

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New Parishioners

New Parishioners to St Joseph's Sale and Holy Family Sale Moor, please complete the following:
Registration Form & email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or hand in to the Parish Office.

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Website built by:
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Photographs by:
Jean-Marie Salmacis

Social Events

May Coffee Mornings

For the month of May we are having Coffee Mornings to celebrate Our Lady’s special month. All the monies raised will go towards Youth2Lourdes. Thank you to those who have offered to hold these, to date. These are:-

Thursday, 24th May at the home of Debbie & Chris Loftus, 12 Selsey Ave, Sale, M33 4RL 10.00 am –12 noon

Thursday, 31st May at the home of Soheir and Tim, 72 The Avenue, Sale, N33 4WA

Let us celebrate Our Lady’s month by being together.


Holy Family UCM

Would Holy Family UCM members please note there will be NO meetings at Holy Family Parish Centre on Tuesdays 8th, 15th or 22nd May. Meetings will recommence on Tuesday 29th May.


St. Joseph's and Holy Family Walkers

Saturday, 6th June 2018

Circular walk from Tegg's Nose Country Park. SK11 0AP. Meet at St Joseph's Car park 10.15 a.m. for 10.30 a.m. departure. Return 5.00pm approx. Strenuous walk - ascents and descents, fantastic views. For further details ring Teresa 07709956820 or Maura 07811679055 or see poster in narthex.


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

26th/27th July to 2nd/3rd August 2018

This year marks the 160th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady to Bernadette in Lourdes. The Diocesan Pilgrimage will take place from 26 July-3 August overland and 27 July-2 August by air. Brochures and booking forms can be downloaded from the Pilgrimage Website or from the Pilgrimage Office: St Alban's, 30 Mill Lane, Wallasey, CH44 5UD. This year flight seats are limited so early booking is recommended.


The Eucharistic Congress

Liverpool, 7th-9th September 2018

Adoremus: Places are still available for one, two or three day participation in the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress being held on 7-9 September 2018 in Liverpool. Friday Symposium Day – sessions aimed at catechists, teachers, chaplains, extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion, musicians; Saturday Congress Day – 6 hour programme with keynote speaker Bishop Robert Barron; Sunday Pilgrimage Day – solemn Masses, Eucharistic Procession and Benediction. Cost £40 per day for Friday and Saturday. Please book through the parish. Details online Full details and booking form s are available in the narthex.


Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

23rd-30th September 2019

Father Woolley has now finalised the dates for the 2019 pilgrimage to the Holy Land. These are 23rd-30th September. Cost £1470. Deposits of £400 required by 23rd November. Booking forms available.Father Paul Maddison, Catholic priest and director of Pilgrimage People, will give a presentation on Wednesday 13th June at 7.00 pm in the Parish Centre. All interested are very welcome.


Catholic Women's League

The CWL promotes and supports religious and intellectual interests and social work; ensures the presentation of Catholic interests on public bodies; for the formation and collective expression of Catholic public opinion including support of work at an international level through the World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations. Meetings are held on the Third Monday of the month at Westleigh, behind St Vincent's, Altrincham.


Ring and Ride

Ring and Ride provides a door-to-door accessible minibus service for people of all ages who find it difficult to use ordinry public transport. Some parishioners make use of this service to attend the 11.00 a.m. Mass on Sundays but, in order to secure a regular service, need a couple more to join with them. If you need assistance, phone 0161 200 6011.


Union of Catholic Mothers

Meetings take place on Tueday afternoons 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. at Holy Family Parish Church. If anyone would like to join us, you would be made very welcome. Contact Joan Ryan, President on 282 6378.


St Vincent De Paul

Are you lonely, down on your luck, struggling with financial pressures, or o you know someone who is? Can the SVP help? All information in the strictest confidence. Remember the SVP turn concern into action. Please contact us on (local number) 0845 4630134 or see Father Stephen.


St Joseph's and Holy Family

Parent and Toddler Group

This popular Group meets each Monday morning from 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. during term time, in the Holy Family Parish Centre. The Group has been in existence for many years and is organised by a team of parishioners who give their time on a voluntary basis.  If you feel you would like to become involved in the work of the Group, then further details can be obtained from Father Woolley on 973 1615 or Jane Simister on 969 9193, or call in on a Monday and see for yourself.

The usual CRB formalities will be applicable.


North West Thirtysomethings

Are you in your 30's? Would you like to meet other Catholics your age? We are a group who share the same faith and interests. Recent events have included art galleries, meals, theatre, city tours. We welcome new members. If you would like to receive our newsletter of future events contact Fr. Hugh on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Sarah on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Mass Times

6.00pm Vigil Mass

9.00am, 11.00am 
& 5.30pm

Children’s Liturgy at the 11.00am mass

Weekly Mass times vary.
Please see our weekly newsletter for details.

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