Welcome

We are a Catholic church community in the heart of Bushey. Whether you are working, studying or living in Bushey we look forward to welcoming you in person to Sacred Heart and St John the Evangelist RC Church.

Our postal address is Presbytery, London Road, Bushey, Watford, Herts WD23 1BA. We are a ten minute walk up Chalk Hill from Oxhey mainline station.

You can contact us by phone on 020 8950 2077.

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

Parish Centre / Hall Hire  Contact Number – People wanting to book the Parish Centre should phone 07925 979414 . The Parish Centre Number is available Monday to Friday & has an answerphone. For further details see the Parish Centre Tab on the left hand menu

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RCIA LEARNING ABOUT CATHOLICISM If you would like to learn more about what it means to be a Catholic, or if you are already a baptised Catholic but have been away from the Church for a while, please speak to Fr Jim after Mass or contact the Parish Office on 020 8950 2077.

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DIAMOND JUBILEE – This year the Parish Celebrates 60 years since the Sacred Heart Church was built in 1959. The foundation Stone was laid on the 2nd May 1959.

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PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEETING. Our PPC meeting will be at 12pm midday, Sunday 23rd February in the Parish Centre.  Tea and Coffee will be served from 11.30am and all are welcome. There will be plenty of time to ask questions and make suggestions at the meeting but if you would like to send in questions or comments beforehand, please email them to the parish office  busheyandoxhey@rcdow.org.uk or place a note in the suggestion box at the back of the Church.

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REFLECTION OF LENT SUNDAY READINGS – Dr/Sr. Marie-Henry Keane OP and Dr. Nicola Santamaria will lead a session that reflects, in advance, the Sunday readings for Mass during Lent. These sessions will take place in the Sacristy at 9.55am, promptly after Mass, on the 4th,11th, 18th, 25th March and 1st April.

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BAPTISM COURSE – The next 3 Baptism course dates are:
Tuesday 25th February

Tuesday 31st March

Tuesday 12th May

at 7.30pm in the Sacristy. Please contact Paula Innes at paula.innes@gmail.com for more information.

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CARDINAL’S LENTEN APPEAL 2020 Cardinal Nichols thanks you for your generous support for the Cardinals Lenten Appeal. Your donations help fund initiatives in parishes, schools and charities in three mission areas. Marriage and Family Life, Youth and Evangelisation and The Church’s Service in Society. This year, the Cardinal is asking us to think about families who are struggling to put food on the table, even though they may be in work. Sadly, poverty is deepening across our Diocese, and more people are turning to foodbanks for help. For children who get free meals at school, the holidays can be a time of hunger because the family budget doesn’t stretch to three meals a day. One initiative the Cardinal’s Lenten appeal supports is school holiday clubs, where children can have fun, and prepare and eat a healthy meal during the holidays.

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Brexit & EU Citizens

Please find the information on the EU Settlement scheme at https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families as our Bishops want to ensure that all EU citizens are aware that they need to apply.

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JOB VACANCIES WITH THE DIOCESE of WESTMINSTER. If you or your friends and family are looking for a new opportunity please visit the website https://jobs.rcdow.org.uk/

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