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26th Feb Update:     Confessions:  Mar 20th and 27th (details below)

Mass Times:  Sat 5pm,  Sun 8.30am/11am,  Tues 12pm, Wed 11am

Please watch online and stay home if there if you feel unwell in ANY way.

Public Mass (for parishioners) by invite only. Please email: Register or ring parish office to register. NOTE:  Registration is only available if you live local to Tilehurst - please do not travel from other areas.  Please read GUIDELINES  BEFORE visiting

Live Stream:  Sat 5pm (Vigil),  Sun 8.30am/11am, Tues 12pm, Wed 11am.  Click: LIVE

Rosary Online with Fr Peter:  Saturdays at 10am.  Click Zoom to join (Code=Fwf0na) or see 'Events' page for more details

Confessions:  Parishioners only. Please do not travel from other areas.  Sat 20th March at 11am and Sat 27th March at 2pm with Fr Peter and Fr Richard in the main hall

Sunday Offering, Donations and Mass offerings:  Please click DONATE for information on the best way to make donations.  Thank-you!  Alternatively, use the button below for the quickest way to donate using Credit or Debit Card.  Second Collections:  Fri 26th:  CAFOD Family Fast day - mark donations clearly.

SUNDAY Collection

St Paul's Catholic Primary School:  looking for 2 foundation governors:  Click: Governor

Newsletters:  see links below

Survey of Parishioners:  Bishop Philip invites you to complete this survey. The link is on the homepage of the diocesan website www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk. Please ask if you would like a paper copy.

Sunday Coffee and Chat  TIME CHANGE!   Join the call  at 9.30am or 12pm after Sunday masses to catch up with fellow parishioners

Parishioners: please sign up to receive newsletters and updates via email:  stjo@st-josephs-tilehurst.org.uk

For other enquiries, email Parish Office   sjtilehurst@portsmouthdiocese.org.uk

The parish office is open Thursday and Friday morning from 9am to 12.30pm for phone calls and email only. 

Live Events:

Straight after Sunday mass at 9.30am or 12pm: Coffee and Chat (video call).  If you join first, just wait to see if others join.

Rosary Online: Sat 10am:  Zoom meeting

See the  Events page for more events and further information


Fr. Peter Glas

Latest Homily from Fr. Peter can be found here:


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Elderly/Housebound:  please contact Jack Ewins, SVP:  jack@st-josephs-tilehurst.org.uk

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Welcome from Fr Peter Glas

Welcome to St Joseph's Catholic Church located in Tilehurst, Reading.  Our Parish is very blessed to have generous parishioners and volunteers who have wholeheartedly offered their gifts to the Lord and to the parish In the name of the Christian community of St Joseph's Church.  I would like to express my sincerest and prayerful gratitude to all the members of this parish, especially the children and youth.  Young people's participation is a priority and the Church has a strategic role in developing and supporting our children and youth.  We are proud to be a discipleship parish where every member can grow as a disciple of Christ through our many ministries and faith formation opportunities.  We invite you to come worship with us and make St Joseph's Church, your spiritual home. Our primary school is St Paul's: http://www.stpauls.w-berks.sch.uk/

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8.30am and 11am






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5 pm (Vigil) Mass

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