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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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Social Events

Scouts Coffee Evening

8.15 p.m. Wednesday, 18th April 2018

On Wednesday 18th April at 8.15pm 11th Sale (St Joseph's) Scouts will be holding a coffee and cakes evening in their HQ on Springfield Road. The Scouts will be raising money for their project on homeless people and a special print in remembrance of Arthur Gavaghan ('Gav') will be formally unveiled. All are welcome to come along to support and remember Gav.



Quiz and Curry Night

7.00 p.m. Saturday, 21st April 2018

Quiz and Curry Night next Saturday 21 April (not next Sunday as advert ised last week) at 7.00pm in St. Joseph’s Parish Centre. Tickets £6.00 available after

all Masses this weekend. Do come and support.


Faith, Fun and Friendship

Saturday, 21st April 2018

Are you aged 30-50 and interested in meeting others of your own age for some faith sharing and socialising? Loreto Centre, Llandudno welcome you to spend some time with them, either a full day on Saturday 21st April or better still stay for the whole weekend, to consider your vocation as a lay person in the Church. Contact Sr Ewa Bem IBVM on 01492 878031, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit Further details are on the notice board.


St George's Day Afternoon Tea

2-3.30 p.m., Monday, 23rd April 2018

St Joseph's School PTA will be holding an afternoon tea to celebrate St George's Day. The event will be held in St Joseph's Parish Centre from 2.00 pm until 3.30pm. Tea, coffee, strawberries and cream, cakes and scones will be available and, weather permitting, some of the schoolchildren will be dancing round the maypole in the school playground. All parishioners are very welcome to come along.


Visit to Houses of Parliament

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018

 Further to the meeting held recently it has been decided that people should make their own way to London, meeting outside Parliament at 9.30am. Those wishing to go may prefer to go down the night before, ensuring we arrive in time for Prime Minister’s Questions. Father Woolley suggests St. Giles hotel, Tottenham Court Road. Tel: 020 7300 3000. If you are interested, please register on the list in the sacristy.


Sandstone Trail

Sunday, 6th May 2018

On Sunday 6th May, some of the regulars from St Joseph’s and Holy Family Walkers will be undertaking the Sandstone Trail (32 mile walk) in aid of Shelter (National Charity for people struggling with bad housing and homelessness ) and North West Forget-me-nots and Rainbows (small local charity supporting families who have lost a baby). If interested in taking part, please contact Fran: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07958025886 before 10th March.


The Players Sale

7.30 p.m., 11th and 12th May 2018

The Players Sale present a new play written by W.A. Ashbrook telling how The Great War changed peoples’ lives, told in sketch and popular songs from the time. St Francis’s Church Hall, Budworth Rd, Sale Moor, M33 2RP Friday 11th & Saturday 12th May at 7.30pm. Tickets: £6 adults, children and concessions £4. Bring your own drinks! Ring Helen: 07842 701436


Parish Pilgrimage to Krakow

Monday, 14th May - Friday, 18th May 2018

In the Footsteps of St John Paul II, Monday 14th May - Friday18th May 2018. Cost per person £790. Flights are about to be booked so if you wish to go and haven’t sent your completed booking form, please do so this week. 


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

The Eucharistic Congress is taking place in Liverpool on 7th-9th September 2018. This invite has been sent out to all parishes by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. The Diocese of Shrewsbury has been allotted a large number of tickets due to our proximity to Liverpool and these have been allocated to all parishes across the diocese. It would be wonderful if our diocese of Shrewsbury was well represented. Cost details are £40 per person for attendance for a session taking place on Friday 7th September (intended for those involved in catechesis and formation) or for Saturday 8th September (ie £40 per day). This cost also included “privileged places” to one of 2 solemn Masses at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King in Liverpool on Sunday 9th September. To register an initial interest in going, please contact Father Woolley / the Parish office.


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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