RC English Martyrs Church

RC English Martyrs Church

Welcome to our church blog where we hope to keep you informed of what’s going on in the parish and further afield.  Winter it is but already the days are feeling lighter, snowdrops are poking their heads above the soil. The “Snowdrop Tea” afternoons which started Feb 4th, were very successful the tea and cakes making us many new friends and some money towards our church rebuilding debt. Pope Francis continues to lead the church in new and exciting ways offering support and hope to many people of all religions and none. In his homily during a special Mass in Rome, the Pope focused especially on the idea of Mary as Mother. “The presence of the Mother makes this temple a family home for us children,” he said. And so we are able to recognize the...

Father Kelly continues to support us!

Please keep Father Price in your prayers as he continues his treatment, whilst wishing him a speedy return to full health.  Easter will soon be upon us so we welcome the support of Father Kelly and Father Blackburn who have been so helpful to the Parish at this difficult time.

Confession an opportunity for all.

Father Kelly has kindly offered to be available to hear confessions in church from parishioners after the Children’s First Confessions which are at 4pm. He intends to stay until 6pm on Thursday the 8th of March. THE SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME is again combined with Oakhill College. Children’s First Confessions will be here in church on Thursday at 4.00pm. This is a golden opportunity for parents, families and indeed anybody to get back into the routine of going to confession.