We’re Re-Opening For Mass – August 22nd

Here are some updated details…….. After weeks of closure, during which time we took the opportunity to refurbish our church to make it warmer, brighter and fresher, we’re aiming to celebrate our first Mass on Saturday August 22 at 6.30pm. Face covering is now mandatory unless you are exempt. Sadly we have to limit the […]

Corona Kitchen

Corona Kitchen at Eden Centre, Kettering. Image Copyright Northamptonshire Telegraph, June 2nd, 2020. https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/people/kettering-corona-kitchen-volunteers-hand-out-3000-meals-2871313 Following the closure in March of most of the free food outlets available to people in need, including St Edward’s Soup Kitchen, we decided to set up a new food kitchen operating out of the Eden Centre in Montagu Street. The […]

Eventual Opening of St. Edward’s Church for Mass

UPDATE – 11th July: Calling Stewards and Cleaners! We have enough parishioners who have volunteered as stewards for us to be able to form only a limited rota which enables us to open as soon as the work in church is completed.  Then the building has to be deep cleaned, coronavirus measures installed and then the […]

Arrangements For Re-Opening St. Edward’s Church – For Private Prayer Only

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT Update 10th June, 2020 As you may know, we had been preparing for an opening on July 4th for private prayer, by which time the Covid health and safety measures we need may have been delivered and installed.  Then the date was eased to June 15th. if feasible.   However, not all churches […]

CAFOD Emergency Appeal

CAFOD launched its coronavirus emergency appeal on 30 April. The effects of coronavirus on developing countries where CAFOD works are likely to be devastating. Families without enough to eat and without access to clean water and healthcare are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus. The poorest and most marginalised communities will be pushed further into poverty. Your […]

St. Edward’s Parish – The Parish Community In Lockdown

The Parish is exploring the implementation of a “Parish Call and Care scheme” to support isolated and elderly parishioners, many of whom are facing months without significant social contact. This is recommended by the Diocese and we plan to organise one of its elements – a “Phone and Chat” service – as soon as we […]