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


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Commencing 11 November 2017

Saturday: 6.00pm (NADL)
Sunday: 8.45am (Cwmavon (NADL)), 10.00am (NADL), 6.30pm (People of the Parish)
Tuesday: 10.00am (NADL)
Wednesday: 9.30am (NADL)
Thursday: 6.30pm (NADL)
Friday: 9.30am (Requiem Mass)

Commencing 18 November 2017

Saturday: 6.00pm (NADL)
Sunday: 8.45am (Cwmavon (NADL)), 10.00am (NADL), 6.30pm (Parish)

Confessions: next Saturday at 11.30am and 5.30pm; and on request before Masses

Adoration and Benediction: every Friday after Mass

Let us pray for: Sick of the Parish & the Clergy of the Diocese; the Benefactors of the Parish.

Anniversaries: All those who are on the November Dead List including Stephen Galsworthy; Brian Harris.

Recently Dead: Cyril O’Connor (Funeral next Friday at 9.30am); Mary Patricia Daley (Funeral Tuesday 21st. Nov); Canon Michael Griffiths (Funeral at Sketty Wednesday 22nd. November); Achille Butti (Italy) RIP.

Announcements

Mass for your Departed loved ones and the bereaved
next Thursday 16th. November at 6.30pm.

Sincere Thanks:
for your prayers, cards, gifts, and Singing after Mass on my Birthday from so many individuals, groups and the Infants and Junior Schools. Thank you all for your kindness and thoughtfulness. You are all in my prayers.

Festive Cream Tea:
Saturday 23rd. December in the Church Hall at 2.30pm. A visit from Santa with a small token gift for the children. Tickets £5 each for adults; Nursery, Infants and Juniors free. Thanks to the organisers and the helpers.

Piety Shop:
The Christmas Stock has now arrived: Christmas cards, diaries, Calendars, Advent Calendars, Cribs, Christmas candles etc.

Tokens:
During the months of November and December Tesco’s Port Talbot are supporting our Infant school project called ‘KindheartsSavehearts’ shoppers will have an opportunity to vote with a blue token to provide a defibrillator to serve the school and our local parish community. Please ask your cashier for a token.

The Bible:
on Saturday 25th November, Alan de Ste Croix will explore some of the tricky bits of the Old Testament. Meeting at St David’s Priory, St David’s Place, Swansea, SA1 3NG at 10am until 3pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided but please bring your own packed lunch.