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St Joseph Church
Uppingham Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 4DG
The Rosary Church
Arnadale Drive, Leicester, Leicstershire, LE5 1HH
Rev John Daley - Parish Priest
Ms Alison Kennedy - Parish Secretary and Safeguarding Officer
|Correspondence Address:||St Joseph Presbytery|
12 Goodwood Road
|Phone||0116 241 5159|
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Sacred Heart Catholic Primary, Leicester (0.9 miles)
Sacred Heart and St Margaret Mary, Leicester (0.8 miles)
St Paul Polish Church, Leicester (1.3 miles)
Our Lady of Good Counsel, Leicester (1.6 miles)
Holy Cross, Leicester (1.9 miles)
St Thomas More, Leicester (2.3 miles)
Nearest Schools and Churches are calculated `as the crow flies` and may not be the closest or easiest when travelling.
St Joseph`s Catholic Primary - Mixed
St Paul`s Catholic School - Mixed
Hospital: Leicester General Hospital Brandon Mental Health Unit Evington Mental Health Unit - Hospital
- Hospital: Leicester General Hospital Brandon Mental Health Unit Evington Mental Health Unit
The Catholic parish of St Joseph, Leicester (Diocese of Nottingham), began in 1938 when people gathered for the celebration of mass on Christmas eve in a converted stable. There have been three churches on this site. The temporary second church was built in the 1950s with the intention of its becoming a parish hall when the third and present church was built in 1968. There are over 700 homes in the parish which is served by two churches - St Josephs and Our Lady of the Rosary.St. Josephs Church seats about 400 people and is situated at a busy ring-road junction on the eastern outskirts of the city.Our Lady of the Rosary Church is on the local Netherhall Estate and seats about 150.
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