Notice Board


The church is open for Private Prayer: Tuesday-Friday 8.30am- 4pm and on Saturdays from 10.00am-6.30pm.

Open-air Mass & Barbecue, 10.30am Sunday 19th September: To view excerpts from the Mass, visit our youtube channel

WE ARE ON THE MAP! Our parish was featured on BBC South East News ‘On the Map’ on Wednesday 9th June. BBC South East weather presenter Sara Thornton  and her crew filmed here in the church for the short feature. Please do watch the feature in the ‘Links’ section on this website.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) A Journey in Faith: Any adult wishing to be received into Full Communion with the Catholic Church, please download a Journey in Faith Form from the parish website or take one from the church and return it to the parish office. Likewise, if you are Catholic and interested in learning more about the Faith, you are also welcome to submit a form and join the programme. APPLICATION FORM FOR RCIA 

Confirmation preparation: Any young person who will reach school year 8 or above in September 2021 and would like to begin preparation to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation, please download the Application form below or pick one up in the church; fill in and return to the parish office. Closing date for applications is 31st July 2021. APPLICATION FORM FOR CONFIRMATION

YOUTH CHOIR/ALTAR SERVER/READER: Welcoming any school age child who would like to be part of our Youth Choir, become an Altar Server or Reader at Mass. Parents can pick up an application form at the church or download a copy. APPLICATION FORM FOR YOUTH CHOIR/ALTAR SERVER/READER Fill in your  contact details and return it to the parish office or when you come to Mass.

Saturday May 1st’s Prayer Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Hartley. Thank you for joining this celebration of prayers, hymns and reflections from our beautiful thatched church of Saint Francis de Sales with its Marian Shrine. To view the event simply go to the Shrine of our Lady of Hartley in the ‘Links’ section on this website OR click on the link:

To read the Pilgrimage Marian Talk given by Dr Anne Inman, click here: ‘Praying the Hail Mary’


Guidance on attending Mass: Please read the information in the ‘Mass Times’ section under Our Parish on the parish website, and remember that during this time the doors must be kept open to ensure good ventilation, so please dress warmly if you choose to come to Mass.


Fr. Patrick’s Lenten talk in the year of St. Joseph: Lessons from the life of St. Joseph. If you missed Fr. Patrick’s Lenten Talk on Friday 19th, and would like to watch it, go to Spiritual Reflections on the website and click the link on the left beneath the Archive Reflections. This will take you to the recording of the Talk. 


Book for weekend Mass: via the website, or call the office.