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.



Mass Times


Latest site additions

New Eucharistic and Readers Rotas


New Counters Rota


A clear case for UK air strikes


Pope Francis likens neglect of older people in care….

News & Comments

A Thought for Today

A Psalm for Today

A Word of Scripture for Today

Pope Francis Teaches


Bishop Alan Williams

New Bishop of Brentwood

A video of Bishop Alan’s Episcopal Ordination will be shown in the Lady Chapel on this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Introductory Meeting Tuesday 7th October 7.30 in the Lady Chapel

Film Nights

Regular Film Nights will resume from Wednesday 8th October.

The Palmer Catholic Academy

Open Evening for prospective Year 7 Pupils and their parents

Thursday 9th October 7.00 - 9.30pm

Day trip to the Shrine of St. Jude

26th October details from 07958 770 955


Christmas Cards & Calendars Now available

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.


Parishioners are reminded that NHS Hospital Chaplains no longer have access to the names or religious denomination  of patients admitted to hospital. Patients and / or their relatives must now make their own arrangements should they wish a priest /chaplain to visit  them while in hospital.

Copies of   Note to Nursing Staff   are available on the notice board  which may help in making contact with The Hospital Chaplain if needed.

The Priests of St. Cedd’s, Goodmays, are designated Catholic Chaplains to King George Hospital and may be contacted on 020 8590 9026.  

The Priests of St. Mary’s, Hornchurch are designated Chaplains to Queen’s Hospital and may be contacted on 01708 44761.

Fr. Martin is always pleased to visit parishioners and their families who are ill either at home or in hospital.



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.

The Lady / Children’s Chapel

Parents are invited to use the Lady Chapel when children become unsettled or noisy during Mass. The Chapel has a large screen monitor allowing full view of the sanctuary and participation in the Mass.  

Marriage Care

Catholic Marriage Counselling

Ilford Centre 0208 530 8648

National telephone appointment service 0800 389 3801

St. Bede's Toddlers' Group

Meets every Tuesday   10.00am – 12.00noon

St. Bede’s  over 50’s Friendship Club

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

Ann Sherlock RIP

The parish community extends its prayerful condolences to her family. Funeral Service will be held at St. Bede on Wednesday 8th October.

May she rest in peace.