St Joseph's - Roman Catholic Parish - Port Talbot

The Presbytery, Water Street, Port Talbot, SA12 6LE, Wales
Tel. 01639 882846
Diocese of Menevia
Parish Priest: Monsignor J Cefai, MA, PhD

Pastoral Letter — Menevia 22 November 2021 (pdf)

Honouring Sunday (pdf)

Pastoral Letter re COP26 (docx)

Gift and Legacy (pdf)

19th Sunday of Ordinary Time, 7th August 2022

Divine Mercy


Newman Reader

Sacred Space
The Catholic Lectionary
Times of Service

Mass Times and Intentions

This weekend
Saturday: 5.00pm (Cwmavon Deceased Clergy), 6.00pm (Collisa Gower)
Sunday: 8.30am (Parishioners), 10.00am (John Griffiths)

Monday: 9.30am (Margaret & Elwyn Tyrell), 11.00am Funeral
Tuesday: 9.30am (Kathleen O’Callaghan)
Wednesday: 9.30am (Michael Justin Schmidt)
Thursday: 9.30am (Mike & Carole O’Callaghan)

Next weekend
Saturday: 5.00pm (P.I. Sonia), 6.00pm (Patricia Dobbler C.T.)
Sunday: 8.30am (Parishioners), 10.00am (Nancy & Bob Donovan (C.P))


Standing Orders:
No more envelopes or cash in the bags: We encourage you to make a Monthly Standing Order towards the upkeep of the Parish. Fill a form from the back of the Church and take it to your bank.  

Visits to the sick:
please let the priest know to call to hear their Confessions and distribute Holy Communion.

Your prayers:
please pray for the sick, housebound & benefactors of the parish; also for the repose of the souls of John Griffiths; Margaret & Elwyn Tyrell; Kathleen O’Callaghan; Michael Justin Schmidt; Mike and Carole O’Callaghan; Patricia Dobbler.

Recently Dead:
Carl Price (Funeral Monday 8th. August); David Lodwig (Funeral Tuesday 16th. August); Antony Lewis. RIP. Keep them and their families in your prayers. May I invite the choir to join us for these Funerals.

Visit of the Relics of St Bernadette:
The Shrine of Lourdes has authorised the visitation of the Relics to the Diocese on 12th /13th Sept to the Cathedral. To book your slot to venerate the relics please go to

World Youth day:
Youth of the parish 16-30 who would like to go to Lisbon in August 2023 are invited to read the further information from the diocesan website -