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.

Summer Celebration at St. Jude’s Shrine Faversham – 25th May

The National Shrine of St. Jude is holding a special summer event on Saturday 25th May. The day begins at 11am with devotions and anointing. There will be Mass outdoors, a procession and an opportunity to pray and leave intentions at the Shrine of St. Jude. See poster on the noticeboard for further details.

World Youth Day at Home – Friday 7th – Sunday 9th June

World Youth day comes home to the UK between Friday 7th – Sunday 9th June at Alton Towers. Organizers have arranged an array of inspiring speakers, uplifting worship, prayer and lots of fun. The festival is aimed at people aged 15-25.
For more information visit

Southwark Youth Day at Aylesford Priory – 22nd June.

This years Youth Day will explore some the themes from the Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation “Christus Vivit – Christ is Alive” A great opportunity to meet other young people in the beautiful grounds of Aylesford Priory. The day finishes with a BBQ and Mass.

Time: 10.00am to 18.30pm

Open to young people school years 7-11 (11 to 16)
Booking in advance
See poster on the noticeboard for further details.

Mass in Celebration of the sacrament of Marriage – July 13th

If you are celebrating your wedding anniversary this year, please apply as soon as possible. Get in touch with Marriage and Family Life at so that your may receive an invitation from the Archbishop/ Last date to apply is 8th June. Please let them know the location of your parish when you email.

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 Opportunitues – 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