Ss Alban & Stephen Catholic Church Official Website
Ss Alban and Stephen Parish Mission 2015


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Beaconsfield Road,
St Albans, Herts, AL1 3RB

Phone: 01727 853585

Parish Priest Fr TJ (Tom) Plower
Secretary  Ivana Mearns


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latest news


  6.00 pm

Saturday Evening

  8.00 am
Quiet Mass
  9.00 am
at Marshalswick Mass Centre (2 miles away)
  9.30 am
Family Mass
11.30 am A more "high" Mass
  4.00 pm Polish Mass (not every Sunday - refer to bulletin)
  7.00 pm
Folk Mass

10.00 am
Every day
12 noon
at St Albans Abbey (Fridays only)
  7.00 pm
Every day
Italian & Polish Masses

Click here for details
Masses not in the church

Every Sunday, there is Mass at 9.00am at Marshalswick Mass Centre (at St John Fisher School)

On Fridays at 12 noon, there is Catholic Mass at St Albans Cathedral

Christmas, Easter, etc.

At times such as Advent, Christmas, Easter, Lent etc., times of Masses will vary click for more
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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 RIP

Fr Jimmy Stubbs

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

ur Parish has been served by priests  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

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

Fr Tom
Sadly passed away inJanuary 2018.  Click here to
read more
about Fr. Tom

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

           Mark Healy

    Fr. Sandy Murray

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


Mark joined the Team in December 2017

Mark's role is to look after all physical and practical issues in the parish

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

Fr Sandy has now taken early retirement

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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