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 Most Holy Trinity

Message from Deacon Tony  We are back in Ordinary Time.  But there is nothing ordinary, mundane or day to day about this time of the year.  It is called Ordinary Time because the weeks are named in numerical order.  If this Sunday was not Trinity Sunday it would be the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Next week, if it was …

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Why The Virgin Mary Is Our Mother In The Order Of Grace

 Pentecost Sunday — Message from Fr Mark At the start of his Gospel, St. Luke describes how the Holy Spirit came upon the Virgin Mary in order to bring Jesus Christ, true God and true man, physically inside of her.  At the start of his second book, the Acts of the Apostles, St. Luke parallels this by showing the same Holy Spirit …

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Ascension of the Lord

Message from Deacon Errol  Last week we heard from the Gospel of John an account of Jesus’ compassionate farewell to his disciples. Jesus said, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word.” Jesus commands us to ‘Love’.  I wonder what your interpretation of ‘command’ is, but the dictionary meaning is: ‘an authoritative order.’ Jesus is passionate about the Love …

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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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