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St Joseph and the English Martyrs

3 Windhill
Bishops Stortford
CM23 2ND
01279 654 063
Lea Valley
Date of Formation
Year of Building
Date of Consecration
19 June 1906
Parish Priest
Rev Peter Harris
Ecumenical Contact
Parish Priest
Justice & Peace Contact
Parish Priest
Available Facilities
  • Access for Wheelchairs
  • Hearing Aid Loop
  • Sacramental Preparation

Also in Residence

Rev Antonio Pineda (Assistant Priest)


Parish Office Contact
Debbie Jackson
Parish Office Hours
Mon-Fri 9am – 3pm
Safeguarding Contact/Phone
Deborah Jackson
Safeguarding Email

Other Parish Information

Daughters of the Cross of Liege, St Elizabeth's Centre, South End, Much Hadham, SG10 6EW Tel: 01279 843451 Email: Web: Srs Annette Clemence (Superior), Patricia Ainsworth, Mary Gaffney, Gillian Price
Mass: Sun 11; Holy Days 5.30pm; Weekdays Mon, Wed, Fri 8, Tue, Thu 5.30pm Chaplain Fr Paul Arnold Tel: 01279 842145
Herts and Essex Community Hospital
Rivers Hospital

The Catholic Parish of Bishop’s Stortford incorporates the Roman Catholic Churches of St Joseph and the English Martyrs (Bishop’s Stortford), Holy Cross (Much Hadham) and Most Holy Redeemer (Sawbridgeworth), situated in  Hertfordshire and are part of the Diocese of Westminster.

The Parish Office ( Mon – Fri 9am -3pm) is situated behind St Joseph and the English Martyrs Catholic Church, in the Windhill Churches Centre, Old Monastery Gardens, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts, CM23 2PE and looks after the administrative needs for all three Churches.

ALL postal correspondence should be sent to 3 Windhill, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts, CM23 2ND please as  the Parish office is based in a shared centre with no secure letter box.

Our Contact telephone number is 01279 654063  ( answerphone facility available)

Our email address is


 Interior Photo courtesy of Mike Carroll

St Joseph and the English Martyrs Catholic Church

3 Windhill, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts, CM23 2ND

Telephone: 01279 654063




Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

Sayesbury Road, Sawbridgeworth, Herts, CM21 0ED

Telephone: 01279 654063


(Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church is situated behind medium height hedges,  on the corner of the junction of Sayesbury Road with Sayesbury Avenue in Sawbridgeworth)


Shared Church of St Andrew and Holy Cross 

Church Lane, Much Hadham, Herts SG10 6DH

Telephone: 01279 654063

The Windhill Churches Centre

Old Monastery Gardens, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts, CM23 2PE

The Parish Administrator is Debbie Jackson who  works from the Parish Office situated on the first floor of the Windhill Churches Centre Monday to Friday 9am – 3pm and is contactable on 01279 654063 ( answer phone available) or email


For all enquiries regarding Parish Centre Bookings for the use of St Joseph’s hall and our two meeting rooms ( the Upper room and St Margaret Clitherow  rooms) please call 01279 654063 or email