St Mary’s Catholic Church, West Croydon, Welcomes You

We wish all visitors, to this website and to the parish church, every peace and joy. We are a lively, richly diverse and very welcoming parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark. We extend pastoral care to those living in and around the Croydon area, including Croydon University Hospital, St Mary’s Infant and Junior Schools, and St Mary’s High School. Please come and join one of our celebrations or for some quiet time in the midst of this busy world." 

This Parish is Consecrated to Our Lady of the Immaculate Heart

National Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, September 2015


Please click on "what to do" to make the Fatima First Saturday Devotion, which all are encouraged to observe as Our Lady requested. The Feast of Our Lady of Fatima is Monday 13th May and a perfect time, during this Marian Month, to start saying your daily Rosary - which heeds Our Lady of Fatima’s Message. The next First Saturday is 1st June 2019.

Times of Prayer

While you are always welcome to find a quiet place to pray and reflect at St Mary's there are some times of formal prayer you might want to attend. Mass times and times for confession can be found in the righthand column.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: 

Wednesdays from 12:50pm to 2pm

Saturdays from 10:30am to 12pm & First Fridays 10.30am to 12 noon

Benediction: Wednesday after 12:10pm till 2pm

The Rosary: begins at 9:40am from Monday to Friday

First Saturday Devotions - Our Lady of Fatima : Every First Saturday monthly - next Saturday 3rd May 2019

Our Lady of Perpetual Succour: All other Saturdays

RCIA 2018/2019 - Faith Journey

(Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

Congratulations and welcome to our New Catholics, who received the fullness of Faith at the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday 21st April 2019

"I have called you by your name,

Adaeze, Craig, Diana, Dionne, Florence, Likezo (Sera), Melissa, Patricia, Robert, Sophie & Victorin

you are mine"

 If you want to answer the call to Faith by saying

“…here I am Lord…”

make contact with the parish clergy using the contact information. RCIA is suitable for those who want to explore the Catholic Faith, missed a Sacrament with a view to becoming Catholic

The Faith Journey continues on Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Vailankanni Hall of the Parish Centre 7.30pm

You are welcome and warmly encouraged

(020) 8688 1857