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Welcome to St Joseph’s Catholic Church

We are in Woodside, in north Aberdeen. Whether you are new to the area, or just passing, we welcome you.  Do join us at Mass if you can.

Download our latest bulletin from the left-hand column. It includes this week’s Mass times.
On the right is a list of local and parish events and retreats – click any of them for more details.

Please scroll down to see the most recent articles.

Pope Francis: communications

“The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32).
World Communications day is  on Sunday 13th May.
Read what Pope Francis says about fake news and journalism for peace.
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Advent afternoon

On Tuesday 5th December the SVP invited us to afternoon tea with cakes, chat and a quiz, which was enjoyed by all.

St Josephs Advent afternoon 1

St Josephs Advent afternoon 1
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Advent afternoon at St Joseph's 1

Pope Francis message for World Mission Day

Mission at the heart of the Christian faith

Dear Brothers and Sisters,  ONCE again this year, World Mission Day gathers us around the person of Jesus, ‘the very first and greatest evangeliser’ , who continually sends us forth to proclaim the Gospel of the love of God the Father in the power of the Holy Spirit. Continue reading

October is the month of the Rosary.

October is the month of the Rosary.
As we pray the rosary we meditate on the Mysteries,
episodes from the life and death of Jesus and Our Lady.
St John Paul II added the Luminous Mysteries to
the Joyful, Sorrowful and Glorious Mysteries. Continue reading

Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross on Thursday 14th September commemorates the finding of the True Cross by St Helena; and the dedication of churches built on the site of the Holy Sepulchre and Mount Calvary. Continue reading

To think about in September

There are many different types of “year” in our country.  The tax year starts in April, the calendar year in January, the liturgical year in December and now, in September, we have the beginning of the academic year.  It’s a good time to start studying.  Continue reading

Message for Sea Sunday

In our daily lives, we are surrounded by and use many objects and products that at some stage of their journey towards us have being transported on vessels. Continue reading

St Josephs: First Holy Communion

On Saturday 3rd June 12 young people celebrated the sacrament of Holy Communion for the first time. Click to see the group photos. Continue reading

World Communications Day

Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time – a message from Pope Francis 
Access to the media – thanks to technological progress – makes it possible for countless people to share news instantly and spread it widely. That news may be good or bad, true or false.

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Lourdes at Easter with the HCPT

Our pilgrimage to Lourdes with HCPT Group 118 Aberdeen was a joyful and exhausting experience for all. There were 9 children and 11 helpers, plus 2 daytime youth helpers. Each child had a named helper whilst the Group leader, group nurse/deputy and chaplain provided support to all. Continue reading