hertford immac concepWelcome to the webpage of the Roman Catholic Church of The Immaculate Conception and St Joseph, Hertford.  Here you will find information about us including Mass times and Parish contacts.

Geographically, the parish comprises the town of Hertford & Bengeo and the surrounding villages of Hertford Heath, Little Amwell, Bayford, Brickendon, Little Berkhamstead, Hertingfordbury, Bramfield, Waterford and Stapleford.

This beautiful church is open everyday during daylight hours for private prayer and, together with the cloister and garden, is a place of peace and quiet for many Hertfordians of all faiths and none.

The Parish Priest is Fr Terence Phipps.

Our postal address is 23 St John’s Street, Hertford, Herts SG14 1RX. You will find us off Railway Street, close to Hertford East station. Click here for a location map.

You can contact Fr Phipps on 01992 582109.

Our email address is hertford@rcdow.org.uk.



Saturday 28 March 10.00-11.00


Monday 30 March 10.30-11.00

Tuesday 31 March 12.45-13.15 (Mgr Peter Wilson)

Wednesday 1 April 10.45-11.30 (Fr John Gray)

Maundy Thursday, 2 April 10.00-11.00


Good Friday, 3 April 12.00-12.30


Holy Saturday, 4 April 10.00-11.00


[Saturday 28 March
17.00 Stations of the Cross
18.00 Mass]

08.30 Mass

10.30 Procession of Palms and Mass

18.00 Mass

Monday 30 March 10.00 Mass

Tuesday 31 March 12.15 Mass

Wednesday 1 April 10.00 Mass

MAUNDY THURSDAY 2 April 19.30 Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Washing of the feet
Vigil until midnight at Altar of Repose

GOOD FRIDAY 3 April 10.30 Ecumenical Service, Bircherley Green

11.00 Children’s Stations of the Cross

15.00 Solemn Liturgy of the Passion

18.30 Stations of the Cross

HOLY SATURDAY 4 April 20.30 Easter Vigil and First Mass of Easter

EASTER SUNDAY 5 April 08.30 Mass

10.30 Mass

18.00 Mass

EASTER WEEK Masses will be at the normal weekday times

Mass Times:

Saturday: 6 pm Vigil mass
Sunday: 8.30 am
10.30 am
6 pm

Monday: 10 am
Tuesday: 12.15 pm (10 am every 2nd Tuesday due to Deanery meeting excluding July)
Tuesday: Recitation of the Rosary 7 pm (Excluding August)
Wednesday: 10 am
Thursday: 7.30 am
Friday 12.15 pm

Rosary: After weekday Masses during the months of May and October.
CONFESSIONS: Saturdays 10-10.30am; 5.15-5.40pm


We’re keen to hear from you, so please feel free to contact us!