Bound together by Faith

"We cultivate a very small field for Christ, but we love it, knowing that God does not require great achievements but a heart that holds back nothing for self". -- St. Rose Philippine Duchesne

We have found the Messiah

"In the inexpressible joy of this eternal vision, human nature will possess what eye has not seen or ear heard, what man's heart has never conceived." -- Pope St. Leo the Great

In God You Are Never Alone

"Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence". -- Pope John Paul II

The Blessed Mother

“May the Mother of Jesus and our Mother, always smile on your spirit, obtaining for it, from her Most Holy Son, every heavenly blessing.” -- Saint Padre Pio

Have Faith; Pray Without Ceasing

"Pray with great confidence, with confidence based upon the goodness and infinite generosity of God and upon the promises of Jesus Christ. God is a spring of living water which flows unceasingly into the hearts of those who pray." -- St. Louis de Montfort

St Andrews RC Church, Thornton Heath, Welcomes you in the Name of Jesus Christ

We are a community strong in the love of Christ; a vibrant and friendly parish, and a community where diversity is celebrated. Our supportive clergy is fully complemented with a large number of active parish groups. We hope to journey together with you with the aim to help each other to grow in faith

The Church And The Preservation Of Human Life And Environment

Message from Fr Emmanuel — 14th Sunday of the Year (B) Last Sunday we celebrated the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, the two great Apostles of the Lord.  They were called and chosen by Christ at their different circumstances of life.  They were also ordinary men, who found the company of Jesus very welcoming.  Consider their persons before, and …

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An Opportunity To Consider Our role In The Church Of God

St Peter and St Paul, Apostles  — Message from Canon Francis This weekend we celebrate the feast of St Peter and St Paul, two of the most famous leaders in the Church. They were very different and came to Faith in very different ways. Peter one of the earliest disciples, head strong, a fisherman, who was often impetuous and sometimes …

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Month Of Special Devotion To The Sacred Heart

 Message from Fr Kurt — 11th Sunday of the Year (B) Last Friday we celebrated the solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and, traditionally, the month of June is a month of special devotion to the Sacred Heart. The heart is a powerful symbol.  On the one hand, a beating heart is one of the most basic signs of …

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The Institution Of The Eucharist

 Message from Deacon Tony — Corpus Christi  (B) Heading towards 60 as I am the Feast of Corpus Christi is one which holds fond childhood memories.  Catholic Schools in the 60s would close on Holy days of Obligation.  However, at my primary we would all go in to school an hour late.  We’d all gather in the playground, the children …

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The Love Of God Flows Into The World In Jesus

Most Holy Trinity — Message from Canon Francis I once heard the Trinity described as the perfect community of love.  In saying that we recognise our belief in One God but three distinct persons. The love between the Father and the Son is so powerful that it is a distinct person – the Holy Spirit.  That love within God is God. …

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