St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kirkby Lonsdale

Mass Times at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kirkby Lonsdale

Sunday Mass

We celebrate Sunday Mass at 9:00 am each week, followed by the Chaplet of Divine Mercy for those who wish to participate.

Weekday Masses

We usually have weekday Mass on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm and on Saturdays at 12:30 pm. These times are occasionally subject to change – please see our latest newsletter or the calendar for Mass times this week.

 

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Welcome to St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kirkby Lonsdale

We welcome everyone to St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kirkby Lonsdale. Join us for Mass or prayers – speak to one of us if you’re unaccustomed to our rites and we’ll be happy to guide you through it. Get in touch if you need to know more.

Other Devotions

We have a regular weekly schedule of devotions:

Sunday After 9:00 am Mass Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Tuesday 9:30 am Ecumenical Prayer (St Mary’s Kirkby Lonsdale)
Tuesday 6:30 pm Novena to Our Lady and Benediction
Wednesday 10:15 am Morning Prayers
Saturday 11- 11:45 am Adoration and Confession

 

History of St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kirkby Lonsdale

St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kirkby Lonsdale was officially opened in July 1966 as a chapel of ease to St Mary’s Hornby . It is still linked to St Mary’s today and to Our Lady’s Caton by our priest, Canon Luiz Ruscillo,

The parish has links with Malawi, started by Bishop Hardman who was parish priest of St Joseph’s from 1976-1994. Over the last 25 years, we have helped to build 15 houses, a school and a library in the parishes of Namitembo and Sitima in the diocese of Zomba. September is our fund raising month and we know that every penny we raise goes directly to help the people in Malawi

The congregation of St Josephs has risen in recent years, resulting in renovations to create 12 more seats, a new Sacristy and a meeting room. There is a choir and music at the 9.00 Sunday morning Mass and we extend a warm welcome both to visitors and to new parishioners at the service, and at coffee afterwards.

Read more about the history of Mass in Kirkby Lonsdale here.