Pentecost Sunday 20th May 2018
St. Mary's Friendship Network for 20 - 40 age group, meets following the end of the 12.15pm Sunday Mass today
Children's Bible Study follows the end of the 9.15am Mass, today
Click on 'Chaplet' below for a simple pdf scroll down edition
St Mary's Catholic Church
warmly 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
Please click on "what to do" to make the Fatima First Saturday Devotion, which all are encouraged to observe as Our Lady requested. To find out more about the miraculous events of 100 years ago, which took place in Fatima, Portugal, plus the prayers, The next First Saturday is 2 June 2018.
Times of Prayer
While you are always welcome to find a quiet place to pray and reflect at St Mary's there are some time 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 12:45pm to 2pm - Saturdays from 10:30am to 12pm and each first Friday from 10:45am to 3pm
Benediction: Wednesday after 12:10pm till 2pm and Every First Friday after the 12:10pm Mass till 2pm
The Rosary: begins at 9:40am from Monday to Friday
First Saturday Devotions - Our Lady of Fatima : Every First Saturday monthly
Our Lady of Perpetual Succour: All other Saturdays
RCIA 2018/2019 - Faith Journey
(Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
Pray for 13 new members who received the Sacraments this Easter, April 2018 here in the Parish. Some of our new members together with others from around the Diocese attended the New Catholics Mass at St. George's RC Cathedral held on Saturday May 12th.
"I have called you by your name, you are mine"
If you would like to explore the Catholic Faith and join the Catholic Community, please use the contact details below. In July 2018, there will be an informal "come & see" over a cup of tea ! The Faith Journey will start with gentle exploration in September 2018. Until then, all enquiries are welcome and warmly encouraged.
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
(020) 8688 1857