Faith Journeys

Fr John Warmoll Anniversary MassFr John Warmoll Anniversary Mass

Fr John Warmoll Anniversary Mass

Father John Warmoll was the founder of the parish of the Holy Child & St Joseph. He died on 14th February 1885 in Bedford.

We had a Mass on the anniversary of Father John Warmoll death at 10:45 am, where Michael Simmonds gave a talk about his life. 

Birthday CelebrationsBirthday Celebrations

Birthday Celebrations

Jean Petts, a long-serving member of the parish as housekeeper to the priests over many years, celebrated her 80th birthday on 1st January 2019.

There was Mass for her intentions, followed by a tea party in the Guild Room with invited parishioners. 

An update from EVC UgandaAn update from EVC Uganda

An update from EVC Uganda

EVC Uganda is a charity that was born from our parish here at St Joseph’s as a result of the visits of Fr Boniface from Uganda. The charity was set up to support his work helping and providing an education for the poor orphaned children in Uganda.

To find out more about EVC Uganda, or if you wish to become a volunteer, please visit their website. 

Adoremus 2018 LiverpoolAdoremus 2018 Liverpool

Adoremus 2018 Liverpool

The Eucharistic Congress and Pilgrimage was held in Liverpool on 7th, 8th and 9th September.

Our weekend started with an interesting talk by Canon Mervyn Tower from Corpus Christi Oxford.

He told us that to deepen our understanding of adoration and the Holy Eucharist we had to understand the beginnings within the Scriptures.

Welcome Fr NathanielWelcome Fr Nathaniel

Welcome Fr Nathaniel

Last month we welcomed Father Nathaniel from Nigeria to our parishes as our new Assistant Priest. We keep him in prayer as he takes up his ministry among us. Below, he gives us a few words about his background:

“I am NATHANIEL DILE ONWUEKWE. I was born on 14th January 1980 into the family of Late Mr Alexander and Ezinne Josephine Nwanneka Onwuekwe, in Ozubulu, of Anambra State, Nigeria. I have six siblings:

Parish Project: Supporting Father Boniface in UgandaParish Project: Supporting Father Boniface in Uganda

Parish Project: Supporting Father Boniface in Uganda

Every year at St Joseph’s we have a Parish Project, aiming to raise funds for a worthwhile cause. In October last year, we set a new Parish Project – to support the work of Fr Boniface, in his home parish in Uganda, with the poor and orphaned children there.