Priest: Fr Bill East, 41 Potter Hill,
Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 8AD
Tel. 01751 472727 -

The good folk of St Joseph’s have responded most generously to the Harvest Fast Day, and as a result cheques to the value of £610 have been sent to CAFOD. Well done everybody!

Once again the War Weekend has brought thousands of visitors to Pickering, and some of them to Mass at St Joseph’s. This year we were able to offer accommodation, in the parish hall, to a group of young men taking Continue reading

Yes, even long before Advent, the Christmas Fair must be aranged.  It will happen on Saturday,  25 November from 10 am to noon, RVS Centre, Pickering.  Santa has been invited.  You are invited too.

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Next Sunday, the first Sunday in October, Mass times change slightly.  The first Mass on Sunday Morning starts at 8.30 am.  The church will be open from 8.00, of course, if you want to spend that extra half hour in prayer.

September is the month when we hear more about our SVP, both locally and nationally.  The St Joseph’s Conference has been in existence for nearly sixteen years, and is going strong.  Most often, members make short regular visits Continue reading

Fr Bill has once again been spared and is back at the altar, busily saying Masses for the good folks (and indeed the bad folks) of St Joseph’s. He had a happy time in Crete ministering in St Anthony’s Church Continue reading

Once again Fr Bill is taking a gift from St Joseph’s to St Anthony’s, Rethymnon. €uros come in every day, but at present the gift amounts to €393.75. St Anthony’s has very little income, and this gift really does make Continue reading

We held our parish annual general meeting on Tuesday 18th July. This meeting usually takes place during the fifth week of Lent, but it was delayed this year by the death of our treasurer, Barbara Knight. The minutes of the Continue reading

Larry Weaver was a great worker for St Joseph’s Church, and also for our school. He had been ill for some years, and died on 2nd July. His funeral Mass was held in church on 14th July. The church was Continue reading