St. Bede Catholic Church Chadwell Heath Brentwood Diocesan Trust Registered Charity No. 234092 Home

Welcome to the website for St. Bede Catholic Parish, Chadwell Heath, Essex, we hope that what you access here will point you to Christ our Saviour and Lord.

St Bede Parish is a vibrant, multi-cultural, enthusiastic and diverse Catholic community which seeks to serve God in and through our service of each other and all those with whom we interact. We trust you will find here useful information about our parish, the Catholic way of life and encouragement in your own faith.

Please use the form on the Contacts Page if you would like to leave a comment or seek further information. Thank you for visiting our website which we hope will be of interest and service to you.

The Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ

And the love of God

And the fellowship of The Holy Spirit

Be with us all evermore.



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New Counters Rota


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A Thought for Today

A Psalm for Today

A Word of Scripture for Today

Pope Francis Teaches


India Project

Although the parish council decided some time ago to discontinue support for of this charity, Fr. Martin still privately raises funds for the Project he established himself in 1987. He is grateful for the donations given by a number of individuals and is very willing to provide information to any parishioners who would like to learn more and maybe join him in supporting it.



For refugees in our area who have nothing!

Small Packets of Corn Flakes, Sugar, Pasta, Cartons of Semi-Skimmed Milk, Orange Juice, Small Packets of

Basmati Rice, Spaghetti. Donations may be left in the

basket provided inside the back of the church.

Marriage Care

Catholic Marriage Counselling Ilford Centre 0208 530 8648

National telephone appointment service 0800 389 3801

St. Bede’s  over 50’s Friendship Club

Meets first & third Mondays of each month 1.00pm - 3.00pm.  See notice board for details.

Gift Aid

Claim for 2013-14 has now been received. Sincere thanks to all our parishioners who Gift Aid their weekly offerings and to the Gift Aid Team who administer the scheme. The Parish is now £12,083.53 the better for all your kind and generous efforts. If you have not already done so, please sign a Gift Aid Form before leaving church today - it will increase your offering by 20% and at no cost to you.

Willingness to Serve Course

Last year this course, which is held at Brentwood Cathedral, proved very popular with a number of our parishioners. A slightly revised course will be offered in the Spring and Summer Terms 2015 which may appeal to parishioners with an interest in any of the following areas:

Further information from Fr. Martin

November is the Month of The Holy Souls.

Parishioners are invited to place the names of their deceased relatives and friends at the altar.


Information letters for those who have registered have been available at the back of church for the last two weeks - several remain to be collected.


The signing of all school forms has been completed. However, Fr. Martin is prepared to have one final session after 11.00am Mass on Sunday 7th December, after which it will not be possible to have Applications Forms signed.

In Conversation with Bishop Alan

An opportunity for young adults aged 17-35 to hear Bishop Alan share his vocation journey. Bishop Alan has served as a School & University chaplain, parish priest, shrine director and superior of his religious order. He is a mountaineer and a scientist. Hear the story of his vocation on Thursday 18th December, Cathedral House Conference Room, 7.30-10.00pm including fish & chip supper.

Attendance is free but registration required.

Full details at

Fr Dominic, Vocations Director, 01268 281732 or