Welcome to our Parish Website for St Joseph the Worker, Bidford-upon-Avon. We are situated between Stratford-upon-Avon and Evesham.

We are part of the Worcester Deanery. Worcester is one of eighteen Deaneries which make up the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham. The Deanery has the following parishes: Holy Redeemer  (Pershore), Our Lady and St Joseph (Alcester), Our Lady Queen of Peace (Worcester), St George (Worcester), St Joseph (Upton-on-Severn), St Joseph (Worcester), St Joseph (Malvern), St Joseph the Worker (Bidford-Upon-Avon), St Mary and St Egwin (Evesham), St Saviour (Broadway), St Wulstan (Little Malvern).

Fr Garry Byrne, Parish Priest.

Details of Holy Week: 

Saturday 5.30 pm Palm Sunday Vigil Mass
Sunday 11.00 am Palm Sunday Mass
Monday 10.00am   Mass
Tuesday 10.00 am  Mass
Wednesday No Mass today
Maundy Thursday  7.00 pm Mass
Good Friday 3.00pm Solemn Passion, 6.15pm Stations of the Cross
Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Mass. 8.30pm
Easter Sunday Mass. 11.00am
Confessions:  after the 5.30 pm Sat evening Mass

DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM Sat.11th May The parishes of Our Lady’s, Alcester and St Joseph’s, have booked a coach to join the Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham on Sat.11th May. The coach will pick up at St  Joseph’s at 7.15 am, with a comfort stop near Peterborough. Leaving Walsingham at 5 pm.. Cost £20.  Please put your name on the list on the table in the porch. Hear the history at www.walsingham.org.uk/latestnews/what-happened-at-walsingham

DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND 3 – 11 Sept. 2019 led by Bishop David McGough, with Canon Mervyn Tower as Spiritual Director. They are both Scripture scholars. It will be a blessing to be accompanied by them. 4 nights in Bethlehem; 3 in Tiberius. Cost £1,496 based on two sharing. Contact Canon Mervyn (www.corpuschristiheadington.co.uk)

St Joseph the Worker is part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, Registered Charity No. 234216.
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