Archivist Required

We would like to hear from any parishioner who is a qualified archivist or who has experience in this field who would be happy to review our historic parish records and record and store them properly for us, and possibly, in the future make them accessible on-line. If you are computer literate and have some

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Beast from the East

For a good few days now most, if not all of the country, has been experiencing snow, blizzards and very cold temperatures. The weather forecasters have called it the Beast from the East. It’s an interesting name; although it can describe an animal, beast can also mean someone or something

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RCIA and Rite of Election Update

Last Saturday the RCIA Team, including Father Steve, accompanied our catechumens (unbaptised) and candidate (baptised) to St George’s Cathedral to be presented to the Archbishop and Bishops. They joined 388 people from other parishes in the diocese to prepare for their full admission into the Catholic Church at Easter. Please pray for our elect, Shalyte, Jayne

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Join St. Edmund’s on ChurchSuite

Don’t forget to log onto ChurchSuite to keep up to date with the latest parish news, view the calendar of events, make on-line donations, manage GiftAid, keep track of parish correspondence and update your own data. We use a parish database called ChurchSuite to manage parish data, events and rotas. ChurchSuite allows us

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This Weekend – CAFOD Lent Appeal

Friday 23 February is CAFOD Lent Fast Day. Please try to give something up on that day and make a donation to this weekend’s appeal for CAFOD’s work. There are envelopes at the back of the church for you to take home and return. If you are a taxpayer please put your details on the

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Lent Events in Beckenham

St Edmund’s Parishioners are cordially invited to join some Lent sessions taking place at other CTiB Churches: Penge Congregational Church, Kenilworth Road/High Street Penge is running The Bible Through Art, led by Chris McShane. This is a repeat of a very successful course from 2017. Timings are 7.30-9.00pm in the Vestry at PCC on five Tuesdays

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First Sunday of Lent

This Sunday you will hear how Jesus is driven into the wilderness by the spirit. What ensued was forty days and forty nights of fasting. It may help us in the first week of  our Lenten journey to identify with Jesus and to see our time in the desert as a period of

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Centre for Catholic Formation

All parishioners but particularly catechists, readers and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Sacristans and MCs are invited to sign up to a new monthly email from the Centre for Catholic Formation which is the education centre for our Southwark Diocese. These monthly emails will contain details of courses, events, resources

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Faith In Action Award 2018

Faith in Action is a national award scheme for young people aged between 9-18yrs.   There are four levels of the award: Pin, Bronze, Silver and Gold and each one challenges young people to make a difference in the world through service to others.   By combining practical activities which positively contribute

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