St Alban Deanery: Northampton Diocese: Westminster Province: Reg Charity No 234091: Tel 01582 723099: email © 2023


Times of Masses and Services

Our weekly Masses are 9.30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 6.30pm on Saturday and 9.00am and 11.00am on Sunday. Please go to Newsletters for the latest updates and further information.


Through Baptism, the parish community and the Universal Church welcome new members of all ages into the Christian community. We ask that you be registered and a participating members of the parish for three months before approaching to request Baptism. Please contact the Parish Office to discuss making arrangements. Click here here for a Preparation for Baptism information sheet.

If you wish to have your child Baptised at Sacred Heart, a Baptism preparation class must be undertaken before the Baptism can go ahead. Each Baptism preparation class takes place at 3.30pm on specific Saturday dates during the year. Baptism preparation class dates in 2024 are: 10th February, 1st June, 14th September and 16th November.


If you are planning to marry, please contact the Parish Office to make an appointment to discuss your plans. Couples marrying in this parish, or another Catholic Parish, are asked to attend a Marriage preparation course that takes place locally at St Joseph’s Parish Centre.


In the event of the death of a loved one, please let the Parish Office know so that the name of the deceased can be included in the bidding prayers at daily Mass. Once a Funeral Director has been appointed, let the Parish Office know so that an appointment can be arranged with the next of kin of the deceased to organise and plan the funeral service and to provide pastoral care.


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

Holy days of Obligation: 9.30am and 7.30pm

Confessions: 11.00am to 11.30am on Saturday

Weekday Masses: 9.30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday and Friday (check the weekly Newsletter)

Stations of the Cross: 7.30pm every Friday during Lent

Penitential Services: As announced before Christmas and Easter