Groups & Ministries

Friends On A Walk

Parish Care Together

Supporting social activities for older parishioners, and keeping in touch with the housebound in the parish.

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Music & Choir

An important part of our liturgical celebrations for Sunday Mass and parish-wide occasions. New choir members are always welcome.

St Bernadette:  Trefor Edwards

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Altar Servers

Altar servers assist the priests at Mass, including ringing the bell, carrying the candles and assisting with the gifts. Open to children who have made their First Communion.

Contact: Parish Office

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Readers

Readers help to proclaim the Word of the Lord during Mass, as well as leading the bidding prayers. Training is available to new readers. 

St Bernadette: Sue Edwards

St Luke: Parish Office

St Mary: Steve Walsh

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Eucharistic Ministers

Extraordinary (lay) Ministers of Holy Communion assist at Mass, and also take the sacrament to housebound parishioners.

Contact Fr Gabriel

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Christian Meditation

An ecumenical group open to all, we follow the teaching of Benedictine Monk, Fr John Main.

Thursday evenings in the Dorman Room.

Contact Mike Sarson

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Baptism Preparation

 Baptism courses normally run in the Spring and Autumn. Please speak to a priest after Sunday Mass to help prepare your child for the start of their Christian journey.

Contact Susan Servais

Girls at First Communion

First Communion

Preparation for children of the parish in Year 3 or above to make their First Confession and First Holy Communion.

Teen study group

Confirmation

A thought-provoking programme for children in Years 9-11 with a focus on developing a deeper relationship with God.

RCIA

For the inquisitive wanting to know more about the Catholic faith, we offer the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.

Contact Paul Paniccia

Children's Liturgy

Fun and prayerful sessions for the children to focus on each Sunday's Gospel, and learning to following Jesus in their lives.

St Bernadette's: Marc Servais

St Luke's: Parish Office

St Mary's: Teresa Haxton

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Flower Arrangers

We use seasonal flowers to beautify the church for Sunday Mass and other special occasions. New volunteers always welcome.

St Bernadette's: Anna Szczeponek

St Luke's: Parish Office

St Mary's: Steve Walsh

People In Church

Greeting & Welcome

We welcome those arriving for Mass, and also help with Covid stewarding as required. New volunteers welcome.

St Bernadette's: Sue Edwards

St Luke's: Parish Office

St Mary's: Steve Walsh 

Church Cross

Church Committees

Finance & 3 Church committees

See the relevant contacts below...

Finance: Tom Gallagher

St Mary's: Minnie Greayer

St Bernadette's: Marc Servais