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.


Monday 21st March – 10am

Tuesday 22nd March – NO MASS – this is due to the Chrism Mass in Westminster Cathedral

Wednesday 23rd March – 10am

Maundy Thursday – 7.30 PM – Mass of the Lords Supper and Washing of feet – PLEASE NOTE: There will be a vigil until midnight at the Altar of Repose

Good Friday – 10.30 am – Eccumenical Service, Bircherley Green

11.00 am – Children’s Station of the Cross

3 pm – Solemn Litergy of the Passion

6.30 pm – Stations of the Cross

Holy Saturday – 8pm – Easter Vigil and First Mass of Easter

(Please remember that the clocks go FORWARD one hour!)

Easter Sunday – 8.30 am

10.30 am



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!