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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.

Website Credits

Website built by:
Kangablu Ltd

Photographs by:
Jean-Marie Salmacis

Social Events

Altar Servers Christmas Outing

We have provisionally reserved seats for the pantomime – Cinderella – at Altrincham Garrick on Friday 4th January 2019 at 7.30 p.m.  If you would like to go, please sign up on the form in the sacristy by no later that Sunday 18 November 2018.


Rededication of England

As part of the preparation for the rededication of England as the Dowry of Mary, The Slipper Chapel statue of Our Lady of Walsingham is visiting every Diocese in the country. The statue of Our Lady arrives in Shrewsbury Cathedral on 29th November. Father Woolley hopes to arrange a parish pilgrimage to our cathedral on Saturday 1st December. Watch this space.


Film Club

We intend going to see Peterloo on Friday, 16th November evening at the Odeon on Deansgate. At the time of printing, performance times haven’t been scheduled. Please sign up in the sacristy if you would like to go and we will be contact you with arrangements next week.


CAFOD Annual Quiz and Chilli Night

Saturday, 17th November 2018

CAFOD Annual Quiz and Chilli Night will be Saturday 17th November in St. Joseph’s Parish Centre. Quiz starts at 7.30 p.m. prompt (doors open after 6.00pm Mass.) £8.00 including a hearty supper! (All proceeds to support the people of Palu).


St. Joseph's and Holy Family Walkers

Sunday, 18th November 2018

Our next walk will be next Sunday, 18th November. 4.5 miles moderate walking at Tandle Hill, Royton. Meet at St Joseph's Car Park at 1.00pm for a prompt 1.15 p.m. departure. Please see poster or contact Phil Green (969 9013) for further information.


Theatre Club

English National Ballet - Manon


3rd January 2019

Are you interested in seeing the “Nutcracker” ballet, danced by a Russian Company. It will be on 3rd January 2019 at the Bridgewater Hall. Tickets £40 cash. Please sign list in the sacristy so we can gauge numbers.

Les Miserables at the Palace Theatre

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

Ailsa needs the money (£57.50) for Les Miserables by 14th October – cash or cheque (payable to Ailsa McNabb) in an envelope in the sacristy.


Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

23rd-30th September 2019

A reminder that if you are interested/intending to join the Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land in September 2019, deposits of £400 per person are required by 23rd November. The total cost is £1470. Booking forms should be sent direct to Pilgrimage People. There are still some copies of the itinerary and booking form available in the sacristy.


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.


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 0161 917 2166.


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

Sun 16th Nov 2018 - Film Club

Sat 17th Nov 2018 - CAFOD Annual Quiz and Chilli Night

Sun 18th Nov 2018 - St. Joseph's and Holy Family Walkers

Sat 1st Dec 2018 - Rededication of England

Thur 3rd Jan 2019 - Theatre Club - Nutcracker

Fri 4th Jan 2019 - Altar Servers Christmas Outing

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