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

Spread The Message Of The Gospel

 Message from Fr Mahan — 4th Sunday of the Year (B) On several occasions, on the high street or elsewhere, you would have probably seen members of various Christian denominations distributing leaflets or books or even preaching about Jesus.  Most of the time you would have simply ignored them and passed them by, or sometimes for the sake of courtesy accepted …

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Time We Changed Our Behaviour For Christ

 Message from Deacon Errol — 3rd Sunday of the Year (B) There are times in life that we feel reluctant to live up to a commitment we have made.  This may be due to doubt, loss of enthusiasm or lack of courage. Such behaviour is part of human nature and can come from anyone even prophets, as was the case …

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Special Day Of Prayer

 Message from Fr Kurt — 2nd Sunday of the Year (B) This Sunday is a Special Day Of Prayer set aside by the church in England and Wales to pray for peace on earth. The need for peace is obvious. When we switch on the news or look at the world around us there is plenty of evidence of the …

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The Baptism of the Lord

 Message from Deacon Tony Well, that’s Christmas over and done with, tree down, decorations put away, crib back in the loft and gift receipts utilised.  We’ve celebrated the birth of the baby.  So in our modern culture it follows on that if we have just celebrated the baby’s birth, we will celebrate the baby’s baptism soon after. But it wasn’t …

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A Happy Christmas Season To All

 Holy Family (B) — Message from Canon Francis The Season of Christmas is made up of a number of Feasts and celebrations which begins with Christmas Day – the birth of Our Lord when God’s promise of the Saviour, made to the chosen people, was fulfilled (represented by the Shepherds). The next major Feasts are The Holy Family, when we …

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