Aid to the Church in Need
Aid to the Church in Need is a Pontifical Foundation of the Catholic Church, supporting the Catholic faithful and other Christians where they are persecuted, oppressed or in pastoral need. Each year, they fund around 5,000 projects in more than 130 countries around world, helping to support the Church in its mission, and bringing hope and solidarity to millions of people. Support for the church in countries where it is persecuted or struggling. For more information, please contact Hadrien Mercier via the Parish Office.
Union of Catholic mothers
Union of Catholic Mothers is a national group of like-minded Catholic women and mothers who meet once a month to pray, discuss various topics, and learn from each other. We support our members and the community at large in fostering spirituality in our lives as we bring up our children in the Catholic faith. Contact Rose Barclay via the Parish Office.
Legion of Mary
The Legions of Mary is an association of Catholic laity who serve the Church on a voluntary basis. They visit families, the sick at home and in hospitals and meet weekly on Thursday evenings at 6.30pm in the presbytery. Contact Lani Gibbs via the Parish Office.
Teatime @ 3.30
All senior citizens of the parish are invited once a month to afternoon tea and entertainment hosted by the Legion of Mary. Volunteer cake bakers and helpers please contact the parish office.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP)
SVP object is to assist all those in need on a person to person basis, regardless of their faith, colour or creed. Visits made to people at home, or in hospital and residential homes, and practical help given. Members who are Eucharistic Ministers can bring Holy Communion to Catholic housebound. Meets monthly on Monday evenings, 7.00—8.00 pm. New members welcomed, Contact Patricia Byrne or Maria Molloy via Parish Office.
Catholic Children’s Society
Our parish link aims to raise interest and funds for their work in our diocese. Volunteers needed. Contact Lurdes Sayali via the Parish Office.
CAFOD is the official Catholic overseas development and relief agency in England and Wales. There are two annual Friday fast days (in Lent and October,) after each of which there is a collection on the following Sunday.
Catholic Truth Society Booklet Stand at back of Church
Parishioners can purchase devotional booklets and information booklets about our Catholic faith.