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Welcome to the Catholic Church in Westerham where the living Faith of the Catholic Church centres around its parish church, St. John the Baptist. We welcome you to join us in our website, in our church and in the many and varied activities that our lively parish enjoys.

Our church is open for prayer everyday from early in the morning till dusk.
All welcome!

Fr. Ivan

RSS From the Vatican

  • Pope Francis: Cultural colonization ends in persecution November 21, 2017
    (Vatican Radio) Cultural and ideological colonization does not tolerate differences and makes everything the same, resulting in the persecution even of believers. Those were Pope Francis’ reflections in his homily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, which centered on the martyrdom of Eleazar, narrated in the book of Maccabees from the First Reading (Maccabees 6: […]
  • Pope addresses Italian road and railway police November 20, 2017
    While commending Italy’s police force for ensuring the safety and security of those travelling by road and train, Pope Francis on Monday called on them to also inculcate humanity, uprightness ‎and “mercy”.  ‎  The Pope met some 100 top leaders and officials of Italy’s road police that celebrating its 70th anniversary and railway police that […]
  • Pope on World Day of the Poor: they open for us the way to heaven November 19, 2017
    (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday – the XXXIII Sunday in Ordinary Time and the first-ever World Day of the Poor – in St. Peter’s Basilica. The Holy Father announced the World Day of the Poor during the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, and entrusted its organization and promotion to the Pontifical Council […]

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Advent & Christmas 2017

Friday 1st December – FIRST FRIDAY
9:30am: Mass
2:00pm: Holy Hour for a Holy Advent
6:30pm: Parish stall at Westerham Christmas Lights

Sunday 3rd December – ADVENT I
4:00pm: Adoration @Advent

Sunday 10th December – ADVENT II
4:00pm: Adoration @Advent

Sunday 17th December – ADVENT III
4:00pm: Carols by Candlelight and visit from Father Christmas

Thursday 21st December
6:00am: Candlelit Rorate Mass in Latin
9:30am: Mass
10:30am Carols at Westerham Place
5:00 – 6:00pm:Confessions

Sunday 17 December - ADVENT III
4:00pm: Carols by Candlelight and visit from Father Christmas

Saturday 23rd December
10:00– 11:00am: Confessions
4:30 – 5:30pm: Confessions
6:00pm: Vigil Mass for Advent IV

Sunday 24th December - ADVENT IV
9:00am: Mass
10:30am: Sung Mass with Sunday School

Sunday 24th December – CHRISTMAS EVE
6:00pm: Vigil Mass
11:30pm: Midnight Mass of Christmas

Monday 25th December – CHRISTMAS DAY
9:00am: Mass of the Shepherds
10:30am: Solemn Mass of Christmas Day

Saturday 30th December
6:00pm: Vigil Mass

Sunday 31st December – THE HOLY FAMILY
9:00am: Mass
10:30am: Mass with Sunday School
4:00pm: Thanksgiving at the Conclusion of the Year

Monday 1st January 2018 –
Noon: Mass

Saturday 6th January
6:00pm: Vigil Mass with blessing of chalk

Sunday 7th January –
9:00am: Mass with blessing of chalk
10:30am: Mass with Sunday School and blessing of chalk

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