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 […]

How Will We Observe Easter This Year in These Difficult Times?

Here’s some guidance from Rome in the form of a decree. During this difficult time in which we are living because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and considering the impediment to the community celebration of the liturgy in church as per the direction of Bishops for their territories, a number of queries have come to this […]

Pastoral Letter from Bishop David 24th March, 2020

Pastoral Letter Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. These words of the Apostle Paul root us firmly where we belong, in the grace and peace of God. Things are not turning out as we may have imagined, even a few weeks […]

No Public Masses Until Further Notice

Regretfully, due to the Coronavirus Outbreak, there will be no Public Masses celebrated from 21st March, 2020 until further notice. You can find out more about this at: Coronavirus Outbreak: Suspension of Masses and Services Please join us in saying a Spiritual Communion at: Or visit live streaming broadcasts of Mass from Northampton Cathedral […]

Suspension of Masses and Services

No Masses will take place in any of our Churches from Saturday 21st. March until further notice A Message From Cardinal Vincent Nichols In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, so many aspects of our lives must change. This includes the ways in which we publicly express our faith. It is very clear that, following official […]