Social and Apostolic Ministries

Beavers / Cubs / Scouts

Scout Pack is an accredited group within the Boy Scouts of Britain sponsored by St. Edward Catholic Church. The Pack has received many quality unit awards and is active in council-wide and parish-wide activities. Boys in school are eligible to join this family oriented organisation.

For more information, contact John Hartie via the Parish Office.

Child Protection

All volunteers working with children and vulnerable adults in our parishes must have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If you need to fill in a DBS form, or if you have any concerns relating to child protection, please contact Emma Bond via the Parish Office.

Knit and Natter

The club is a gathering of mothers who enjoy companionship and help to build a friendly community of parishioners who enjoy meeting and sharing on Mondays between 2.30pm to 4.30pm in the Parish Hall.

For further information, please contact Mary Murnane the Parish Office.

Golden Club

The club is to help and entertain socially the Senior citizens by holding meetings and arranging outings. Last year we had several enjoyable outings. Gatherings normally include a raffle, tea and biscuits and a game of Bingo held on each Wednesday 1pm – 3pm.

Who is eligible?

Men and women 60 years of age and over.

Please contact Monica O’Donnell via the Parish Office.

Mother & Toddler Playgroup

Mother and Toddler Play Group meet each Tuesday 9.45am – 11.45 am during term-time.

For further information please turn up or contact Sarah Gallagher via the Parish Office.

Rainbows/ Brownies/ Guides

Guides Pack is an accredited group within the Girl’s Guides of Britain sponsored by St. Edward Church. The Pack has received many quality unit awards and is active in council-wide and parish-wide activities. Girls in school are eligible to join this family oriented organisation.

For more information on Guides, contact Annette Bacon or on Rainbows & Brownies, Helen Francis  via the Parish Office.

St Edward’s Pre-school Group

Pre-school Group meet every weekday except Tuesday during term-time.

For further information please contact Lisa Bradshaw on 07788236492.

Sunday Hospitality

About Us

St. Edward’s Parish offers hospitality after the 9.30am most Sunday mass. This is a chance to meet and greet one another in our hall over a cup of coffee or juice and some sweet treats. Funds raised go towards our sister Parish of Regina Pacis, Ladysmith, South Africa.

It takes the time, kindness, and generosity of parishioners to keep this ministry running. Everything needed to assist with Sunday Hospitality is already provided and ready for you. The tables are set up, the coffee is made in advance, and the juice and biscuits are ready and waiting to be shared.

We ask that you consider volunteering after any of the morning Masses by helping, serving, and cleaning up. What do you do? Just fill the biscuit trays, the coffee jugs, pour juice, wipe spills, and offer your cheerful smile to all you meet. It is fun and rewarding. A great way to start your week!

Please turn up and share with us on Sundays between the two Sunaday morning Masses.

Website Ministry

Our parish has a comprehensive website that we are currently using to communicate with the wider community. We are in need of support personnel to help us with content editing (HTML) and with our upcoming Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media projects.

Qualifications include – knowledge of: Marketing and Design, Technology and knowledge of using websites.

Special Needs – creativity and information discretion

For more information on this ministry, contact Andre via the Parish Office.

“If you carry your cross joyfully, it will carry you” Thomas a Kempis