Welcome to the website of St. Joseph’s. On this site you will find details of Mass times and parish events, as well as discovering something of the history and life of our parish. St Joseph’s is the Catholic Church at the heart of the busy little town of Reddish, Stockport: an outpost of the Diocese of Salford. Our community is an open and welcoming one where you’re only a stranger once.
The website is only just beginning so if you have suggestions, information, photographs or news, please contact the parish secretary.
May is a Spring month and we see leaves and blossom beginning everywhere. From Greek and Roman times the month of May was associated with new life and motherhood. The poet Gerald Manley Hopkins said “What is Spring? Growth in everything – flesh and fleece, fur and feather, grass and greenworld altogether – all things rising, all things sizing, Mary sees, sympathising”. The spring month of May we dedicate to Mary our Mother asking her to sympathise with the new life of Easter that we are trying to cultivate in us through the Holy Spirit. Sympathise because she felt that new life actually grow within her womb, through the same Spirit.
Each Wednesday evening in the month of May we will have Devotions to Our Lady at 7pm. Please come along if you can.