Part of the Diocese of Northampton Province of Westminster and Deanery of St Alban

Parish Groups

Parish Finance Committee

The committee shares information and advises the Parish Priest on all aspects pertaining to the financial state of the Parish. The Chairman is Jim Horsted, the members are Anna Zajac (Secretary), Welsley Weekes (Gift Aid officer) and Jocelyn Horner.

Health and Safety Committee

The committee enables us to comply with Health and Safety Legislation, we have a committee to help and advise.


Carol Smyth is our Parish Organist at the 11.00am Sunday Mass. Our 9.00am Mass musicians are Jim Horsted, Rui Vas Fernandes, Tom Gonzales, Mick Ryan and Colletta Ryan. New members are  very welcome to join either Mass to enhance the Parish music liturgy.

CHCF (Children’s Handicapped Fellowship)

The Children’s Handicapped Fellowship meet once a month in various parishes in the town for an afternoon Mass and get-together.

Monthly Coffee Morning

On the second Thursday of each month in the Social Centre after the morning Mass (courtesy of the Bereavement Group). All are welcome.

Sunday Morning Coffee

After the 11.00am service on Sundays, coffee/tea is served in the hall. It is an ideal opportunity to meet fellow parishioners and welcome visitors to the Parish. Do pop in.

Thursday Club

Seniors from the Parish and the local community meet in the hall on Thursdays at 2.00pm for two hours of social activity. The sessions are run by parish volunteers.

Bereavement Group

Meet several times a year and plan visits to the recently bereaved. They also provide tea after the reception of the body into church or after the funeral (by arrangement). An annual service is held to remember those who have died, followed by refreshments in the hall. The group also host a parish coffee morning after Mass on the second Thursday of the month.


This “Filipino inspired” devotion is held in church on the second Friday of the month from 9.00am to 11.15pm. All are welcome to come and spend time before the Blessed Sacrament.

Prayer Group

Catholics and non-Catholics meet in the Sacristy on Friday mornings  at 10.15am for shared prayer. Refreshments served afterwards. Contact Pat Tansley for further information.

Rosary Group

Meet to pray the rosary twenty minutes before weekday Mass and also in peoples homes. See list in the porch for information.


The Parish has a group that meets each month (4th Sunday) for a walk in the area nearby. They meet in the church car park at 2.00pm (except holiday time). The walk is usually 5/6 miles, 2 to 3 hours. They have been known to say a prayer on the way. Open to adults. Those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. See the poster on the noticeboard for details. The organiser is Jim Ashworth.

Parents and Toddlers

Meet in the hall during term time on Mondays at 9.15am. Come along for a tea and a chat while the children play.

Knights of St Columba

The Luton Council of the KSC meet in the Parish Centre on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30pm. New members are welcome to come along. Wesley Weekes is the Grand Knight.

Legion of Mary

You are welcome to join the Presidium which meets in the Sacristy on Monday nights, at 8.00pm. Refreshments afterwards. Contact Gerard McGovern (President) if you are interested in attending.



Sunday Masses: Saturday 6.30pm (First Mass of Sunday) and Sunday 9.00am and 11.00am

Holydays of Obligation: 9.30am and 7.30pm

Confessions: Saturday: 10.00am to 10.25am (with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament) and 6.00 to 6.15pm

Weekday Masses: Monday to Friday 9.30am (check the weekly Newsletter)

Stations of the Cross: Friday 7.00pm during Advent and Lent

Penitential Services: As announced before Christmas and Easter