St Joseph’s

Roman Catholic Church

Meeting Lane, Penketh,

Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 2BB

Other Groups

Buildings and Plant Maintenance

We have a coordinator and system for maintaining the fabric of the church, more help is always needed. Are you a handyman or handy lady? If so, your help is always welcome contact Christine in parish office.

Church Carers

Are a group of dedicated women who after Mass on Thursday mornings clean and polish our church

Church Collectors Group

The collectors help with the collections at Sunday Mass, they also assist the Parish Priest in counting the same collection and carrying out a audit

 Finance Committee

The finance committee is a advisory body that is appointed to help the Parish Priest in the financial running of the parish. It meets twice per year to review parish finances and budgets. The parish administrator is secretary to this body

Gardens and Grounds Maintenance Group

You don’t have to be skilled to join us just willing to maintain our grounds, and carry out simple maintenance tasks. We meet in the church grounds on the third Saturday of the Month, Fr Malcolm provides the bacon butties!

Hospitality Group

This group was formed out of a parish mission many years ago, they help with the catering and hospitality for social events in the parish

Mothers Prayers

Is a group of mothers who meet after Mass every Monday morning to pray for their families particularly their children, they also share over a cup of tea and support each other. Ring the parish office 01925 722105 for further details or if you want to find out more about Mothers Prayers and its aims  from a national or international aspect click on the link below you will find it very useful why not go along and meet some of the mothers.  www.mothersprayers.org

Office Volunteers

As well as a parish administrator we have a group of volunteers who assist in the parish house answering the phones and taking messages and welcoming callers, the office is open 9.30am till 2.00pm Monday to Friday

Parish Council

The parish council comprises members of the clergy and representatives of  the various organisations within the parish. They meet 4 times a year to plan and assist the parish priest in running such a large parish as St Joseph's. Parish Council minutes can be viewed on Newsletter Page click on Parish Council Minutes

Piety shop staff

We have a well stocked shop selling all types of religious items. The shop is open after all Saturday and Sunday masses. If closed, items can be obtained from parish office during opening times.

Sacristans

Our Sacristans ensure that the church is open, and the altar is ready for the various services and Masses, they also ensure that supplies are kept up to date and linens laundered