Marriage Help

9th Dec 2023
Retrouvaille – Do you need in your marriage? Retrouvaille has helped many couples find new hope, nourishment and growth in their marriages. If you want to uncover or reawaken the love, trust and commitment that brought you together and work through difficult times in your marriage contact Retrouvaille confidential for more information about our 2024 programmes. There is no group therapy or group work. Our next programme commences with a Virtual weekend on 8 - 11 February 2024 or there is a Face to Face weekend in Welwyn Garden City on 14-16 June 2024. Call or text 07887 296983 or 07973 380443, email - or visit

Youth Mass

9th Dec 2023

·     BCYS YOUTH MASSFirst Thursday of the Month, 6pm at Brentwood Cathedral

o   Beginning with pizza & refreshments with a workshop or speaker in the Parish Hall from 6pm, Youth Mass will then be celebrated in the Cathedral at 7:30pm. Absolutely everyone is welcome, please bring instruments, and sing, serve or read if you wish! No need to book, but do let us know if you have a group coming – just email

Vocation to the Priesthood

9th Dec 2023

Interested in a Vocation to the Priesthood? - Vocations Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Willesden on Saturday 23rd December

Contact Fr Mark Swires - – for more information.

Divine Mercy Advent Reflection

2nd Dec 2023

The Divine Mercy Apostolate, London is holding a Divine Mercy Advent Reflection 2023 at the Church of Mary Mother of God

192 Nags Head Road, Ponders End, 

Enfield EN3 7AR  on Saturday 16 December 2023 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm led by the Marian Fathers. 

The Retreat will include teachings on the Message of Mercy, Stations of the Cross, Holy Mass, Hour of Mercy with Adoration and Benediction and Veneration of the Image of Merciful Jesus. All Welcome. Please call millie on 07957594646 for more information

Pilgrimage to Knock

2nd Dec 2023

Escorted Pilgrimage to Knock & Co Mayo, 7th April 2024.  £899.00 pps.  Price includes flight, 10kg hold luggage, 5 nights in 4* Castlecourt Hotel, Westport with Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Lunch on three days.  All entertainment, excursions and transport included.  Visit Knock, Galway City, Kylemore Abbey, Croagh Patrick & Ashford Castle.  Single supplement on Enquiry.  Contact Patricia or Natali on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email

Desert Retreat

2nd Dec 2023

Sahara Desert Retreat in Morocco, 26 February – 11 March 2024

Including a day visiting Marrakesh and 9 full days in the Desert. With Fr Arnaud and Deacon Vladimir from St Antony’s in Forest Gate. Designed for young adults, open to all adults able to hike 4 - 6 hours a day for 9 full days in the desert. £952 (plus flight). or phone Catherine at 07807 348223. 

Day of Recollection

2nd Dec 2023

Newham Deanery Day of Recollection: ‘The New Year - Praying for Peace with Our Lady’ led by Fr. Stewart Foster on Saturday 30th December at Our Lady of Compassion Church, Upton Park E13 9BF : Mass at 9.15am, talk in the hall, Eucharistic Adoration with Benediction ending at 3pm. Please bring a packed lunch.

Lunchtime Concert

25th Nov 2023

We look forward to inviting you all to Brentwood Cathedral for a rather special Lunchtime PIANO Recital next Wednesday 29th November at the usual time of 1 pm – 1.45 pm to be given by Joann LAM the Winner of the Hall Memorial Trophy of the Essex Young Musician of the Year Competition 2023. 

Joanna’s Programme will be as follows:-

Beethoven ~ Sonata No.13 in E flat Major ‘Quasi Una Fantasia’ Op 27 No.1

Ravel ~ Miroirs

Bizet-Moszkowski ~ Chanson Bohème de l’Opéra Carmen

We do hope you can join us for this rather lovely Piano Recital after which there will be refreshments in the Song School.


21st Nov 2023

Kitchen Assistant –  Scale 2 (Spinal Points 3-4) Actual Salary £7,464- £7,577pa  

Hours between: 10.30 – 13.30 week days. This is based on 15 hours per week and working 30 weeks per year, term time only from September to May each year.

The Campion School is looking to appoint a Kitchen Assistant, as and when needed, to undertake the preparation, simple cooking and serving of food and beverages.  The post will also involve working on the till, clearing and washing up and any other requirements in accordance with the running of a school kitchen.

Ideally, applicants should have a Level I Food Handling Certificate.  Previous experience of working in a catering environment is preferred but not essential as a ‘can do’ attitude is important.

If you are interested in any of these roles and would like an application form, please e.mail the Headmaster’s PA, Mrs Fielder: 


11th Nov 2023

In preparation for the beginning of Advent Fr Adrian Graffy, parish priest of Gidea Park and Scripture scholar, will be giving a talk on the Prophet Isaiah at 7 pm on Wednesday 29th November in the parish hall at the Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, RM2 6DH. The talk is free and is in person, and it will also be live-streamed on No booking necessary. A recording of the talk will be made available subsequently on the same website.

Youth Events

11th Nov 2023

·       ·       BCYS SUMMER LOURDES YOUTH PILGRIMAGEJuly 2024 (exact dates TBC)

o   Bookings are now open online for the Brentwood Catholic Youth Service pilgrimage to Lourdes in July.

The week is spent serving the main Diocesan pilgrimage, assisting the elderly and infirm, alongside times of retreat, reconciliation, visiting the baths, taking part in the beautiful Processions, an afternoon in the mountains, party and social nights - all with other young Catholics from around our Diocese.

The pilgrimage is open to all those in school year 10 – 13, with all those of school leaver age (18+) invited to join us as young leaders (subject to attending a training weekend). All details and applications can be found on the website

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