Derby Irish Festival

Derby Irish Festival 9th-17th March at the Bell & Castle on 9th March, Film & Music night on 13th March, Mass at St Mary’s on 16th March with celebrations at the Derby Irish Centre on 17th March (not at Pride Park Stadium as previously advertised). Full details, with times, venues and costs on leaflets in church porch. (For further…

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Welcome SVP

Welcome SVP Those who might be interested in joining the St Vincent de Paul Society are invited to a “first” meeting this Friday, 8th March, at 7.00pm in the upper room (over the sacristy). For entry please come to the front door of the presbytery.

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In hospital?

Care of St Joseph’s parishioners who are sick,housebound or in hospitalOur pastoral care of these important parishionersis essential. Please let Fr John know if a familymember or friend is sick or unable to come toMass and would like to receive Holy Communion.If you, a family member or friend is in hospital and in need of a visit from Fr…

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The Parish Prayer Circle

The Parish Prayer Circle If you are in need of prayer or praying yourself, and would like the prayer of others, email your prayer request to the prayer circle.It’s a group of parishioners united in daily prayer for the needs of our parish community. The prayer circle operates with complete confidentiality. The group doesn’t discuss your requests, but simply…

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St Joseph’s Church Music Group

St Joseph’s Church Music Group The following is the list of dates up to Easter that the Folk Group will be meeting to rehearse music for the 10.15am Sunday Mass and other important events. If you are interested in joining the Group please see Deirdre Fleming. Wednesday 27 February Wednesday 13 March Wednesday 27 March Wednesday 10 April If…

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Using St Joseph’s Car Park during the Winter

Using St Joseph’s Car Park during the Winter As Winter approaches arrangements have been made for the car park to be gritted by a specialist Gritting Service when temperatures are zero or sub- zero. However, given the very steep gradient of the site and the high number of vehicles using the car park we strongly advise that during Winter…

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This week’s prayer list

Our prayers for those who are unwell: Eileen Ahearne, Sandra Arelas, Maria Caballerin, Ellie Crones, Pat Donaldson, Edith, Tasha & Dylan, Eliott Fisher, Cecilia Higginbottom, Maria Juana, Robetto Lacson, Liza Luzanta, Patrick Lynch, Pauline McCrea, Mary, Leo Macdonald, Diane McDonald, Martin McDonald, Ellen McElroy, John Madden, Martin Mangan, Mary Martin, Victoria Merritt, Alexis Muir, Jim Muir, Trish Murray, George…

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Contacting our parish priest

Each week Fr John is available to meet parishioners with no appointment.
The time and day varies each week and is given in the current newsletter (This time also includes the opportunity for confession.)