Parish Groups

Our faith community can be nourished by active participation in parish groups that meet for prayer, social action, sacramental preparation, youth work and the support of others in the life the Church. To share our lives in these ways allows us to offer ourselves and draw strength from each other.

Where no email address is given, contact can be made through the Parish Priest or the Parish Office.

Adult Education

There is an ongoing Adult Education programme in the Parish throughout the year. Details can be found in the weekly newsletter, especially regarding RCIA and the Bible Study Group.

Bible Study Group

The Group, led by Deacon Anthony Clark, meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 8.00 pm in the Parish Lounge. The subjects for discussion can be found in the Parish Newsletter.

CTS Stand

‘CTS’ stands for the ‘Catholic Truth Society’ which produces booklets to explain the faith, teaching and life of the Catholic Church. These range from the best-seller ‘Simple Prayer Book’ to official church documents and biographies of the Saints.

There is a stand with a selection of material at the back of the Church next to the Repository. Many more different titles are available than are displayed at any one time. If you have a particular request, please do ask.


The choir sing at the 10.30 am Sunday Mass and at other important events. New members are always welcome -please see Mary or a member of the choir after the Mass.

Coffee Mornings

The Coffee Mornings which take place on Sundays in the Hall after the 10.30 Mass provide an opportunity for parishioners to chat with new parishioners and also make friends.

Guild of St Stephen

The role of the altar servers is to assist the congregation in worship and to prepare the gifts for the Eucharist. There are nearly 20 servers who regularly take part in the 10.30 Mass and in the other liturgies of the Church’s year. When they have been serving for some time, the altar servers are enrolled in the Guild of St Stephen.

St Stephen is recognised as the first Christian martyr who was stoned to death in Jerusalem in the middle of First century AD. Stephen was one of the first Deacons of the Church dedicated to serving the needs of the poor.

Training is given to youngsters who wish to serve Mass regularly. Indeed any young people or adults who would like to serve at the altar at any of the parish Masses.

Inter Faith

Westminster Interfaith is an agency of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster. The aims are to increase understanding between Christians and other faiths through dialogue, prayer and action. There are many events throughout the year with the highlight being the annual Interfaith Pilgrimage.

There are monthly meetings in Kenton All Saints Church led by Sister Elizabeth HC where we discuss and compare the various religious philosophies.
Contacts: Leonard and Jean Gunella

The Repository

A small Church Repository is open after Mass on Sundays. All religious artefacts such as prayer books, rosaries, bibles, a large collection of cards for all occasions, crucifixes, children’s books etc are kept in stock.

Rosary Prayer Group

The Group meet every Saturday morning after the 10am Mass.

Social Activities

As and when planned e.g; International afternoon, African Nite, Quiz Nights, Theme Evenings.

Fr Paul McDermott
Parish Priest
St Edward the Confessor
Roman Catholic Church

700 Finchley Road

Golders Green


NW11 7NE

020 8455 1300