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

Let Us Pray That The Holy Spirit Will Re Energise Our Faith

Message from Canon Francis — 6th Sunday of Easter (C) There was a remarkable change within the Apostles that occurred between Easter and Pentecost. After Jesus death the early disciples fled and hid. As they became aware of his resurrection they began to come back together, though they did so in secret for fear of those who had killed Jesus. …

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About St George

Message from Deacon Tony — 5th Sunday of Easter (C)  Saturday was St George’s Day, patron Saint of England who our cathedral was named after, who was this man George? Well he wasn’t an Englishman!  He was a Roman soldier with a Greek heritage. His father was from Cappodocia in Greece and his mother came from what is now Israel.   We …

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The Truth Of The Lord Stands Firm Forever

Message from Fr Mark — 4th Sunday of Easter (C)   Last week Pope Francis released a document called Amoris Laetitia (The joy of Love), written in Pope Francis’ own style, the text persuasively re-asserts the unchanging teachings of Christ and His Church on marriage and the beauty of the Christian Family.  One short section of the document which deals with …

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Peace In The Context Of Our Faith In The Risen Christ

Message from Deacon Errol — 3rd Sunday of Easter (C)  Wherever Jesus went he offered his peace to all. This was more effective for those who truly believed. ‘Peace’ features so much in the prayers and the vocabulary of most world religions.  It is so common even in secular conversations.  As is the case with many of the words and …

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The Joy Of The First Easter

Message from Canon Francis — Easter Sunday (C) The joy of the first Easter is almost unimaginable. The early disciples had spent years being prepared by Jesus.  He taught them the meaning of Scripture and above all he spent time with them letting them know and love him.  How devastated they must have been when they saw him suffer and …

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