Parish News

Parish News


2017 Parish Diaries are available in the church porch.

In case you have been away over Christmas, the Diocesan Newspaper, Parish Diary 2017, New Tidings, Hugh’s / Ouse Views are all available in the church porch.

The 2017 East Anglia Diocese Yearbook and Calendar is now available £1.00 only.

Transport can be arranged for anybody who has difficulty getting to Sunday Mass. We also need more drivers for the minibus on a Sunday morning to join the rota.

Church Cleaning:  We urgently need new people to join the cleaning rota both at St. Joseph’s and St. Hugh’s. Please see the poster in the church porch or contact Gay Stonehouse on 810685 or Yvonne Clare on 742587

Meetings and Events

The next SVP meeting will be on Monday, at 7.30pm in the parish house. New members are welcome.

St John’s Gospel Classes on Thursdays at 11am in the Upper Room at St. Joseph’s. Tea and coffee available from 10.30 am as usual. All welcome.

HCPT – The Children’s Pilgrimage Trust. Each year HCPT takes 2000 disabled children to Lourdes for a pilgrimage in Easter week. The Cambridge Group hopes to take 6-8 children this year. This pilgrimage relies on volunteer carers. It is an amazing way to spend Easter week in Lourdes and to have a lot of fun. The dates will be 15/16 April to 21/22 April 2017. If interested please contact Margaret Duff (md669) or

Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 11th to 18th September 2017. There are still some places left on this pilgrimage. For more information, or to book a place, please contact Pilgrimage People on 0800 6123423 or email

The St Joseph hymns ‘Foster Father’ and ‘Little Gem’ are now available in a remastered CD issued to mark the completion of the kneelers at St Joseph’s. The CD includes other hymns recorded by the music group in 1992. The CDs are free but a donation would be most welcome.

Learning about the Catholic Church. Are you, or is anyone you know, interested in learning more about the Catholic Church or how to join? Perhaps you are a baptised Catholic but have never been confirmed Just speak to one of the priests and sessions will be arranged for those interested.

Catholic papers and magazines are available at the back of church including The Universe, Catholic Times, Catholic Herald and Catholic Life.

There is an article on the importance of the Children’s Liturgy available on this website under ‘Catechesis’. You can click here to read it.

St Joseph’s Repository and Library is open on Sunday mornings and during parish office hours (see contacts page).