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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.

Have your home blessed and/or request Offertory Envelopes.

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Photographs by:
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Social Events

Father David Peters - Diamond Jubilee

Friday 13th July at Holy Family and Saturday, 14th July 2018 at St. Joseph's

Many congratulations to Father David who celebrates 60 years of Ordination to the Priesthood this Friday 13 July at Holy Family. Everyone is welcome at Mass which will be celebrated at 7.00pm followed by a reception in Holy Family school hall. Envelopes are available at the back of Holy Family and St. Joseph’s churches for any donations towards a Jubilee gift to Father Peters. Please return today in the offertory or hand in to the presbytery during the coming week. On Saturday 14th July at 12 noon there will be a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Joseph’s followed by a reception in the school hall to which all are warmly invited.

Would those who are donating food for the reception on Friday evening please drop off at school after 4.00pm


Carmelite Monastery Centenary

16th July 2018

Holy Mass will be celebrated on the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on 16th July at 7.00pm. to celebrate 100 years Foundation in Birkenhead. All are warmly invited. Poster in the narthex.


Gin Tasting

Friday, 20th July 2018

St. Joseph's Parish Centre

Brookland Catenians are hosting a Gin Tasting evening on Friday 20th July in St Joseph’s Parish Centre starting at 7:30pm. Everyone is welcome, Catenian and non-Catenians alike, to sample 5 gins and have a great evening of fun with friends, new and old. Tickets cost £15 per person; however for non-drinkers entry will be free with soft drinks available fromthe ‘honesty bar’. Some of the proceeds will go towards this year’s Brooklands Presidential charity, the Cleft Lip and Palate unit at RMCH. For further details and tickets contact either Dave Kendal (0161 376 7455) or Mike Thomas (07990 594062) or Stuart McNeill (07976 749945). Although advanced booking is preferable, you will be able to pay on the night at the door.



St Joseph's and Holy Family Walkers

Friday, 27th July 2018

Evening stroll on the Chorlton side of Sale Water Park, Friday 27th July. Suitable for push and wheel chairs. Meet at St Joseph's car park at 6.45pm. 3.4 miles, 1 boot easy. Refreshments at The Bowling Green Inn, Ivy Green-car parking opposite. Back at 9.00pm approx. Please see poster or ring Phil Green 969 9013 or 07907 597590.


 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.


National 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. To book tickets please fill out the booking forms (part of the leaflet ‘Is this for me?’ available at the back of church) and send to Helen Jones at the Curial Offices. Payments should be made by delegates to St. Joseph’s. (Please speak to Father Woolley about available subsidies). Bookings should be made as soon as possible.


Theatre Club

Les Miserables at the Palace Theatre

7.30 p.m.,Tuesday, 5th March 2019

30 seats have been booked in the Circle. Additionally a few seats have now been reserved in the Stalls. If you would like tickets, please sign the list in the sacristy by 22nd July, indicating whether you prefer circle or stall seats . Would you please make sure you give a contact phone number. Ticket money will be collected later.


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.

Latest News

Fri 13th & Sat 14th July - Father David Peters Diamond Jubilee

Sat 16th July- Carmelite Monastary Centenary

Fri 20th July - Gin Tasting

Fri 27th July - St Joseph's and Holy Family Wakers

26th/27th Jul - 2nd/3rd Aug - Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

7th-9th Sept - National Eucharistic Congress

Tues 5th Mar 2019 - Theatre Club - Les Miserables

23rd-30th Sept 2019 - Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Mon - Weekly - Parent and Toddler Group

Tues - Weekly - Union of Catholic Mothers

Third Monday of Month - Catholic Women's League

North West Thirtysomethings

St. Vincent De Paul