Mass & Sacraments

Stations of Cross – Friday evenings at 7.30pm  

Mass Times

Saturday                          10.30 a.m. & 5.30 p.m. (Vigil)

Sunday Morning             8.30 a.m. & 10.30 a.m.

Sunday Afternoon           12.30p.m. (Polish) & 6.00 p.m.

Weekday Masses             9.00 a.m.

Holy days of Obligation  7.30 a.m., 9.00 a.m. and 8.00 p.m.

First Friday at Our Lady of the Angels

9.00am Mass

9.30am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament till 2.00pm

Confession on request

2.00pm First Friday Mass with Anointing of the sick

Exposition continues till 6.00pm

Second Friday 9th March – a day of prayer for the Parish with the following:

Mass with Devotions will be at 2.00 p.m. with anointing of the sick.  There will be no Exposition as there is a funeral in the morning. 

Deanery Penitential Services                                                                                                    The Parish Penitential service will be held on Monday 26th March at 7.30pm. In addition there are Penitential Services at St. Mary of the Crays on Friday 23rd March and St. Lawrence’s, Sidcup on Tuesday 27th March at 7.30pm.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday 11.00 am to 12.00 noon and 4.45 pm to 5.15 pm

Sundays Confessions 12:00pm till 12.30pm

Or any time on request at the Friary

Lent Service of ReconciliationMonday 26th March at 7.30pm

Sacrament of Baptism

Please see the Parish Priest after Mass. Parents of children to be baptised must be resident in the Parish for at least 6 months and be on the Parish register. If you have just moved into the parish, you will need a letter from your previous parish priest.

Parents will also be required to attend the Parish Baptism Preparation talk which is usually held on the 1st or 2nd Sunday of the month at 3pm in the Angelus Centre. Our next Baptism Preparation Talk will be on Sunday 4th March 2018 at 3pm in the Angelus Centre. 

You can download the full Baptism Booklet HERE (pdf 100Kb)

First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion

Children who are preparing for 1st Holy Communion either in the Parish or in St. Fidelis School are invited to come and sit at the front when they are at Mass.

 For children attending St Fidelis School, preparation of their parents and the children for the sacraments of First Reconciliation (Sundays Confessions) and Communion, preparation is organised through the School.

For children who are not at Catholic schoolsa course takes place on Saturday mornings in the Angelus Centre, normally beginning in January.

Applicants for the Parish First Holy Communion programme should be in Year 3 of Junior School or above, and be regularly attending Mass in the parish. The commencement of the programme is announced in the Newsletter (Normally in September). If you have a child who will be 8 years old next year and would like to receive the first Holy Communion, please register them for the Programme. 

Marriage Preparation

If you are planning to get married in 2019 either here at Our Lady of the angels or abroad please complete one of the forms that are available at the back of the church and return it to Br. Martin. Couples must give at least six months notice to the priest to enable all paperwork to be completed. They also require to take part in a marriage preparation programme.

You and your fiancé(e) will need to attend two preparation days, normally here in the parish, as well as several meetings with a priest. Where a marriage is to take place in another diocese or country, more time is required.

Information about the programme will be given to you by the priest. Contact the Parish priest for details.

Mass in Celebration of the Sacrament of Marriage – St Georges Cathedral –

16th June 2018

If you are celebrating your 1st/10th/25th/50th/60th + wedding anniversary this year and would like to attend this very special mass at St George’s Cathedral, please write your names and address clearly on the form at the back of the church so that you can receive an invitation from the Archbishop.

Confirmation Programme

For teenagers who have made their first Holy Communion and confession. Registration for the Confirmation programme is announced every year in the Parish Newsletter. This programme is for those who are about to enter into Year 9 in secondary schools as candidates are normally conferred at age 13+. Candidates write a personal letter to the parish priest asking to be accepted onto the preparation course, which normally begins in October each year.

 Adults who have not been confirmed should speak to the Parish Priest about  RCIA (Adult Baptism and /or Reception into the Catholic Church ) please see RCIA for more information

Sacrament of the Sick and Holy Communion at Home

Contact any of the friars if you or one of your household at home  has become housebound. The friar or one of the Eucharistic ministers will bring communion to the sick regularly. Let us know also if you are in hospital or hospice.

RCIA (The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults )

Adult Baptism and /or Reception into the Catholic Church is for those wishing to become Catholics or are enquiring about the Catholic Faith. You are warmly invited to attend the RCIA.

It is also for Catholics who did not receive the sacrament of confirmation and everyone else who ha not been formally accepted into the union of Catholic Church. 

House Visiting

If you would like a priest to visit you at your home (including house blessing) please complete one of the cards which are available at the back of the church and drop it into the Friary. You will then be contacted to make arrangements to visit.