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Ss Alban and Stephen Parish Mission 2015


     
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Beaconsfield Road,
St Albans, Herts, AL1 3RB

Phone: 01727 853585
email alban_stephen@lineone.net

Parish Priest Fr TJ (Tom) Plower
         

           
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SUNDAY MASSES
         
Saturday Evening

 
6.00 pm
 
Vigil Mass

Sunday
  8.00 am
 
Quiet Mass
 
9.00 am
 
Mass at Marshalswick Mass Centre (2 miles away)
 
9.30 am
 
Family Mass
 
11.30 am  
A more "high" Mass
 
4.00 pm  
Polish Mass (but not every Sunday - refer to bulletin)
 
7.00 pm
 
Folk Mass
             
WEEKDAY MASSES
          
 
10.00 am
 
Every day
 
12 noon
 
Mass at St Albans Abbey (Fridays only)
 
7.00 pm
 
Every day
             
ITALIAN & POLISH MASSES
 
There is a Polish Mass in our church two Sundays per month. Click here for details

Currently there are no Italian Masses in the parish, but this may change in due course

             
MASSES NOT AT CHURCH
 

             
CHRISTMAS & EASTER MASSES


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The PPC
The Parish Team - Priests, Deacons, Parish Office staff, and Chaplains
                 
           
Our Parish Priest is Fr TJ (Tom) Plower MSC, and is joined by Fr Tom Hewitt MSC, and Fr Jimmy Stubbs MSC. Also resident in our parish is Fr Sandy Murray (now retired).   Steve Pickard is our Deacon.   Additionally Sister Anita O'Leary is our youth coordinator and Ivana Mearns is our Parish Secretary.                
               
     
Our priests

Fr TJ (Tom) Plower

Fr Tom Hewitt

Fr Jimmy Stubbs


           
The priests in the parish are all Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC).  

O
ur Parish has been served by priests and Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC) since 1899 and is currently one of six in England served by MSCs.  Click here for the MSC's Irish Province website










Fr TJ
has just joined us in August 2015 as our new Parish Priest - we offer a huge and warm welcome




Fr Tom 
has been here since 2006
- it's his second time though (previously 1979 - 1984)


Fr Jimmy
joined us in 2012. He is most experienced in pastoral work and is also a talented musician.

                     
   

Also working in our parish
       

Ivana Mearns
Sister Anita O'Leary

Steve Pickard

Melanie O'Neill











Ivana Mearns is our parish secretary.. she's available most days
until 1.30pm


Sister Anita is our
Youth Co-ordinator and joined us in
January 2014


Steve has been in the parish over 40 years and was ordained a Deacon in 2009


Melanie O'Neill was elected chair of the Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) in 2017
 
             
     

Also Resident
         

     

Hospitals & Chaplains


Fr. Sandy Murray 

Fr. Sandy
Murray MSc has been in our parish since 1992.

Fr Sandy has now taken early retirement


There are several hospitals in the area:  

St Albans City, Watford General, QEII (Welwyn), Lister (Stevenage), Hemel Hempstead and Mount Vernon, supported by a number of lay chaplains

Click here for more information on the Hospital chaplains

The PPC
       
Special Thanks to Fr Charles
       

Fr Charles Sweeney was our Parish Priest for nine years, until 2015 from 2006, when he first joined us after coming over from Ireland.  

Fr Charles, you will be sadly missed - we wish you well in your new home!

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