St Joseph's Catholic Church, Oakham

St Joseph's Mission Week

Call to Holiness in Today’s World

Our Parish mission week will be from October 7th until October 10th.

Each day will start with morning Mass at 9.30 with sermon by Fr John Farrell, Prior Provincial of the English Province of the Order of Friars Preachers, followed by Exposition for 30 minutes and a short Benediction followed each evening with a series of talks and meditations using Scripture and Pope Francis’ Exhortation On the Call to Holiness in Today’s World, “Gaudete et Exsultate”.


The talks will be followed by opportunities for prayer and then questions and discussions over coffee in the Church Hall.

Rev Dr John Farrell OP is the Prior Provincial of the English Province of the Order of Friars Preachers and will be preaching at 9.30 mass all week and joining us for talks in the evening.


Monday 7th October – 10th October

9.30am  - A daily morning Mass with sermon followed by Exposition for 30 minutes and a short Benediction.

19.30 - Evening Talks followed by opportunity for prayer and/or questions and discussions over coffee in the Church Meeting Room.

Monday 7th October 7.30pm

What is it, to be a Christian?

The Letter to the Romans ch.5-8 and living out a baptismal way of life.

Tuesday8th October 7.30pm

The grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God (the Father) and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.”

Living within the mystery, communion and mission of the Holy Trinity. Grace and discipleship.

The gospel of St John ch.13-17

Wednesday 9th October 7.30pm

Encountering Jesus in the scriptures, sacraments and in life.

The gospel of Mark ch.1-6

Thursday 10th October 7.30pm

Saying Prayers and prayerfulness in daily Christian living.

Love of God and neighbour and self and creation. Ephesians ch3.v14-21.

Mass Times


Holy Mass

Live Streamed from Bishop's House Click Here
Monday to Friday : 10am
Sunday: 9am

Live Streamed from St Barnabas Cathedral Click Here
Monday to Friday: 1pm
Saturday: 10am
Sunday: 10am