Welcome..... and here's some more information about our
parish, schools and some of the activities...
feel free to introduce yourself to one of our priests
after Mass or call in at the presbytery.
can also pick up a new
parishioner registration card from the back of the
Church, or simply download
one here, fill it in, and hand it
in at the presbytery.
All our priests are Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.
Fr Tom Hewitt MSC joined our parish
from Tamworth in 2006.
Fr Jerry Daly MSC is here for the second
time (originally 1971 - 1978) - he returned
here in 1997.
Fr Charles Sweeney MSC, our Parish Priest
joined us in2006, moving from Ireland.
The Assembly (currently) comprises six groups, each addressing an area
identified as a possible priority:
Each group within the Parish Assembly will meet during the year
to draw up and implement plans to improve the pastoral life of the parish
in its own area. More >>>>
Our parish is ALIVE with activities
for youngsters of all ages... PLEASE visit our sister website SASYOUTH
to find out more.... just Click here
There are three schools locally for the under 11s.
Ss Alban & Stephen Infants
Ss Alban & Stephen Juniors
St John Fisher (JMI) School
There are two Catholic secondary schools
Loreto College (girls)
Nicholas Breakspear (mixed).
Additionally, St Columba's College & Prep School are also in the parish More >>>>
There are over 30 Small Groups in the parish, which generally meet
regularly from once a week to once a month, for an hour or two in members’
houses. Group size varies between about 6 and 12 members.
There is no fixed format for meetings, but most
will include a combination of prayer, listening to the Word of God, sharing
our beliefs, reflecting on how we can respond, and socialising.
The groups are supported by the Small Christian Core Community. More >>>>
During the week, Mass is celebrated daily in the Church and also at Maryland
Convent. On Fridays, there is also a Mass celebrated at St Albans
Abbey. On Saturday evenings, there is a vigil Mass at Maryland convent
and also at the Church.
On Sundays, Mass is celebrated in the Church, and at the Marshalswick
Mass Centre (at St John Fisher School).
Once a month, Mass is also celebrated in the Church in Polish and in Italian
Please click here to download
a welcome leaflet, for
yourself, or to give to others
For more details on these or any aspect of parish life,
please contact the Parish Office on 01727 853585