Church Events in the Parish

The Galilee Group – Second Friday of the month

An open group from men discerning their vocation. The group meets for Holy Mass, faith formation and as an opportunity to get to know others searching for the will of God in their lives. Kent Area Meeting: The Presbytery of St. Thomas’ Church, Canterbury (59 Burgate CT1 2HJ) at 6.30pm on the second Friday of the month for a formation talk followed by Holy Mass at 7.30pm, followed by supper.

Altar Servers Summer Break – 6th to 9th August

At Woldingham School, Surrey

Cost: £145.

This is an excellent few days for boys and girls aged 10 to 15 year old who serve on the altar. Meet in a holiday atmosphere. Activities include talks, discussions, prayer, daily Mass as well as sport, Chessington World of Adventures and Laser Elite.

For more details see the school noticeboard.

The Annual Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes – 23rd – 30th August

Canon Edward Perera,the Diocesan Director for the Pilgrimage very much encourages as many priests, deacons, religious and parishioners to join the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes. The booking forms and the brochure will be available later this year.

St. Vincent’s Centre Gap Year Opportunities – September 2019 – July 2020

Looking for a Gap Year with a difference. Spend a year living and working with other people, sharing your faith. Develop your gifts, gain new skills and have an experience that will stay with you for life. The gap year team work with residential groups st St. Vincent’s and day retreats at Aylesford Priory. Open to 18 to 25 years olds. Email

Grief in Loss, Hope in Christ – 2019

Weekend Workshop / Retreats tor the Bereaved at Aylesford Priory, Kent.

  • Dates: October 11 – 13th 2019.


  • Singles:£177
  • Shared per person: £160
  • Senior Citizens: £171

Booking through Aylesford Priory 01622 717272 Website: Enquiries: or Phone: 01303 670880