Confirmation 2019-20

The registration meeting for the parents of potential candidates in the parish hall is at 8.00 pm on Monday 16nd September 2019. This is a change because we miscalculated the start of term!

You can register on-line but will need to come on the evening anyway.

Candidates are usually aged between 13 and 14 years old and/or are in Year 10. If you are an adult seeking Confirmation, please come to the RCIA meeting.

Details of the “Chosen” course, which has been used by the parish for over five years, will be provided. We have found this course to be particularly interesting and engaging for candidates. The candidates will be provided with clear and precise teachings of the Roman Catholic faith and will have opportunities to experience evangelization, charitable works and attend a day long pilgrimage in Kent. We hope to visit Tyburn Convent, which has associations with our own Saint Anne Line. Parents are invited.

You will have an opportunity to ask any questions or concerns you have about confirmation.

In order to be accepted on the catechesis the Parents must provide the candidate’s baptism certificate (a copy is not acceptable) plus a fee of £20.00 for the purchase of course materials.

The course starts at 5.00 pm to 6.15 on Monday 30th September 2019 in the hall. The Candidates will be Confirmed on Sunday 12th July 2020 at the 11:30 Mass by Bishop Alan Williams.

The catechists are Father Neil Brett, Jacinta Balchin and Mike Morton. Anybody who wishes to join the team, please speak to one of us.

Canonisation: John Henry Card. Newman

Sunday Oct. 13th 2019

We’ve received copies of Fr. Stewart Foster’s booklet entitled Who Was Cardinal Newman? They are available at the back of the church. For sale are copies of Joanna Bogle’s book Newman’s London also at the back of the church. No excuse when someone asks you who he was!

Evangelium 2019: August 16th to 18th

The Evangelium Conference on the theme of explaining the Catholic faith in the modern world, 16-18 August 2019.

Set in the beautiful grounds of the Oratory School near Reading, the acclaimed Evangelium Conference combines a unique weekend break with the opportunity to learn more about the Catholic faith, assisting participants to live, share, and defend the faith today. Talks and workshops are combined with daily Mass, Eucharistic adoration, and social events. The conference is intended especially for young Catholics age 18 – 35.

Book now at
Discounted price for students and unwaged are available
For questions about registration or payment, please call St Anthony Communications (01834 812643)