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Remember, Teas and Coffees in the Hall

after Sunday 10am Mass 

Jesse Tree

"During advent we are looking for donations to send to the Sisters of Gospel of Life who support mums and their babies.

The Jesse Tree will be at the back of the Church with gift suggestions on gift tags.  Simply take a tag from the Jesse tree and attach it to your wrapped gift or attach your own gift tag saying what’s inside – please indicate sizes where appropriate. Leave your gift under the Jesse Tree or in the labelled box at the back of the church."  Thank you.

Christmas Fete at

The Little Sister of the Poor, Greenock

Come along and join us at our Christmas Fete here at the Little Sisters of the Poor on Sunday 11th December.  2pm-4:30pm.  44 Union Street, Greenock, PA16 8DP.  There is plenty on offer for all the family including – bottle stall, baking stall, book stall, bric a brac, plants, tombola.  There will be a chance for the children to meet Santa at our Sant’s Grotto and kiddie’s corner.  Tea and toast will be served in the tea room and there will be an ice cream van on the grounds with treats on sale for the children.  All welcome.


Giving extra without giving more
How can I make sure that St Joseph & St Patrick’s Parish benefits from Gift Aid?  Ask yourself two questions:
•    Do you donate to St Joseph & St Patrick’s Parish?
•    Do you pay tax?
If you answered “Yes” to the above, then you can “gift aid” your contribution and HMRC will add another 25p for each £1 you donate.  So, if you donate £20 per month to the Parish then HMRC will give another £5 to the Parish.  It will not cost you any extra!

This is money that you have already paid in tax to the government and HMRC are willing to support charitable causes (such as St Joseph & St Patrick’s Parish) in this way.  

All you need to do is complete a Gift Aid declaration available at the back of the church or download by clicking HERE, or speak with Canon Berry or use the email at the bottom of the bulletin.

Foodbank Collection

A collection for the Foodbank will be taken on Saturday 3rd December from 11am to 1pm

They would particularly like tinned fish, tinned meat and pasta sauce. But no pasta please

Protecting your Privacy

The privacy notice contained on our website is that of the Diocese of Paisley, St. Joseph and St Patrick’s is a Catholic parish of the Universal Church in the Diocese of Paisley, which is led by Bishop John Keenan, in communion with our Holy Father Pope Francis, in Wemyss Bay.


We want you to know that Diocese of Paisley respects the information we hold on you and that we take the security of your information very seriously.


New data protection rules, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), come into effect on May 25th 2018. This new regulation will give people greater control over how companies and organisations use their personal information.


We have updated our Privacy Notice in line with GDPR, which sets out information on how we hold and handle your data. It includes:


  • what kind of information we collect

  • how we use it

  • when we may need to share it


Many thanks for your understanding. You can read our full Privacy Notice at by clicking here or a hard copy can be requested from the Parish.