Vigil Mass Wednesday 31st October 7.30pm in St Thomas’ 

10am on 1st November St Thomas and Chigwell Convent 

The Parish Office will be closed on this day as determined by the Diocese. 

Mass will be offered daily during the month of November for your loved ones. Envelopes are available from the back of the church. Please return either through the Friary letterbox (no need to ring the bell) or the parish office. 

Fr Quentin will be available between 7 & 8pm on Monday 29th to sign certificates of practice for school applications. 

Everyone is welcome to have some tea after 10am and 11.30am Mass in the Becket Centre. 

The final count from the mission appeal given by Fr Peter Williams was £5211. Thank you to you all. The latest issue of Troubadour with news about happenings in South Africa is available at the back of the church. Please take a copy when you leave the church. 

Fr Quentin will be available to sign certificates next Monday 29th of October from 7-8pm. 

Currently there are four wooden huts in varying degree of disintegration. All need to be demolished. On Monday week we are meeting to decide what to do about demolition and provision of replacements. We know of scouts, guides, Summer- and Christmas- Fayres – and possib...

We are short of Sacristans for 10am Sunday Mass. We would be happy if 3 more people joined our team. Please contact the parish office for further details. 

The International Food Evening will be on Saturday 3rd November 2018 from 7.30pm - 10.30pm. Come along for an evening filled with wonderful entertainment and great food from all of the world. Bring your own drinks and glasses.

Tickets £6 for adults and £3 for 12 and und...

It's time to celebrate harvest and dance! Traditional Harvest Barn Dance at St.James URC, Buckhurst Hill on Saturday 27th October from 7-10pm. Tickets, including a ploughmans supper £10 adult, £5 child and £25 family are available NOW. Email

Chocolate. Milk or dark with Cornish sea salt? Behind every luscious chocolate bar and treat we devour throughout the year, there are six million people globally who depend on growing cocoa for their livelihoods. Fairtrade has breathed a new lease of life into entire c...

Today Bishop Alan speaks to us in his Pastoral letter. With all the bishops of England and Wales he has just come back from their quinquennial meeting with the Pope. So he brings the Pope’s personal message to us, the church in England. 

Sadly we need to talk about it. In two weeks’ time the Parish Finance Committee will speak at all masses to bring you up to date on our financial position. Connected with this: you will be glad to know we are actively engaged in improving the church heating and hope fo...

Last Wednesday 16 came to plan this year’s Fayre: in Trinity Lower Site on 24th November . They were brimming with ideas and so we can look forward to a spectacular celebration in preparation for Christmas. We are still looking for help so please contact the office if...

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