A Word from Fr Steve…

In this Sunday’s Gospel reading Jesus tells his disciples ‘to love your enemies, to do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who treat you badly’. Indeed, the bar has been set very high. I am reminded of the words of G.K. Chesterton, ‘The Christian ideal has not been

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Job Vacancies

DIOCESAN SAFEGUARDING OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR We are looking for an office administrator to join our Safeguarding Team in SE1. This is a full time job (0900 – 1700 Monday to Friday) and is offered initially on a 12 month fixed term contract. The key areas of work are administration of the DBS Disclosure application process, maintenance

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A Word from Fr Steve

This Monday, 11th February, is the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes. It was on this day in 1858 that the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to Bernadette Soubirous near a stream called Massabielle, in Lourdes. Mary appeared eighteen times to Bernadette who was the only one who saw her. She was told

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Time for a Pilgrimage?

We have two pilgrimages planned for 2019: PARISH FAMILY PILGRIMAGE TO WALSINGHAM, 27 – 28 July A pilgrimage to Walsingham is being planned for the last weekend in July. We have reserved a block of rooms, singles, twins, doubles and family – all en-suite. The price of the one night’s B&B is £49.50 per adult and

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Click-to-Pray App

It is estimated that 63% of internet users will be accessing online information via their mobile phone during 2019. It is perhaps more important than ever before to reach out to people using technology and Pope Francis has recently launched his online profile (available on Android and iOS) to ‘stay

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Keeping in Touch with St. Edmund’s

It’s easy to keep in contact with us. If you haven’t already, register yourself and your family on our ChurchSuite App*. You’ll then be able to receive an email copy of the weekly newsletter each Friday, keep up-to-date with church events on our busy calendar, set up online giving and

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Faith In Action 2019

Are you aged between 9-18? Read on to find out how you can take up the ‘Faith in Action’ challenge for 2019 and also register now online! ‘Faith in Action’ is a national award scheme from Catholic Youth Ministry Federation (CYMFED) which challenges young people of faith to make a

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