At St. Joseph’s we long to be …
- a community of people with Christ present among us,
- inclusive of all people and all cultures,
- open to give of our talents and wisdom,
- ready to grow in understanding of our faith,
- prepared to help the poor, the alienated and the struggling,
- and willing to celebrate Christ’s presence in our worship and our life.
St. Joseph’s is a child-safe parish. At St. Joseph’s we hold the care, safety and wellbeing of children, young people and the vulnerable as a central and fundamental responsibility of our parish.
We acknowledge that we meet on the traditional land of the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri people and offer our respects to the elders past, present and future. We recognise and respect the cultural heritage of this land.
Enrolments for the 2020 Sacramental Program are now open. Visit this page for more information.
JoCare is a free service supported by St Joseph’s Malvern and Cabrini Health. The vision of JoCare is directed to encouraging friendship and support within neighbourhoods in the local Malvern area. Residents in the Malvern area are welcome as volunteers or recipients of the services offered by JoCare.
It is expected that volunteers or recipients will come from a wide cross-section of our local community. Some will undertake JoCare service as an expression of their Christian faith in action. Others see their service to their neighbour as a means of connecting with others and as fulfilling their desire to build community. Read more …
JoCare is holding a forum on social isolation and loneliness on 31 March […]
This Sunday’s reading impress upon us the importance of ensuring that our exterior actions reflect what is going on inside of us […]
Information about the child safety activities undertaken by the Parish […]
This Sunday we hear the words from the prophet Isaiah from the First Reading where he says, “Share your bread with the hungry and shelter the homeless poor…turn not from your own kin…then will your light shine like the dawn and your wound be quickly healed over.” This is a call to redirect the pain we experience in our lives into a force for good […]