Churches in the Parish of St. Edward
The Church of St. Edward the Confessor
2 The Grove, Kettering, Northants NN15 7QQ. Tel: 01536 512497 (Located on the corner of The Grove and London Road)
Kettering was first served as a Mission Parish in 1891. By January 1893 a “temporary church” had been built on London Road. This temporary church served the parish for fifty years until the current church was opened in October 1940. Built to seat 380 people, St. Edward’s is mother church to three others. Priests from St. Edward’s serve the churches of St. Bernadette’s, Rothwell, Holy Trinity, Desborough, St. Nicholas Owen, Burton Latimer and act as chaplains to two Roman Catholic primary schools and 2 hospitals.
The Church of St. Nicholas Owen
Kettering Road, Burton Latimer, Northants NN15 5LP. Tel: 01536 512497
In 1950 a Mass Centre, originally served by a monthly Mass, was established in the British Legion Hall, in Burton Latimer. The permanent church of St. Nicholas Owen was opened March 2nd 1972. The church seats approximately 100 people.
The Church of the Holy Trinity
Victoria Street, Desborough, Northants NN14 2LX. Tel: 01536 512497
Originally built for a Methodist congregation, Holy Trinity was purchased and re-opened as a Catholic church in 1972. Due to issues with the church fabric, in 2018 the church hall began use as a temporary church. It was refurbished and officially became the new Holy Trinity Church in September 2022.
The Church of St. Bernadette
Rock Hill, Rothwell, Northants NN14 6BY. Tel: 01536 512497
The Church of St. Bernadette opened in 1959. In 2022 it was scheduled for closure and amalgamation with Holy Trinity Church in Desborough, however, the Bishop has decided that the church will continue to be served for at least one more year.