Welcome to the website of the three Catholic parishes serving the Hertfordshire town of Welwyn Garden City and surrounding villages.

We aim to provide information about parish life within our community.

 Parish Priest - Father Norbert Fernandes

Assistant Priest - Father Tony Thomas

 

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF OUR PARISHES

The financial support of parish life is crucial and needed. 

If you would like to set up a standing order please download the relevant standing order document for your parish. On completion, please return to Fr. Norbert or Father Tony. 

St Bonaventure's

Our Lady's

Holy Family

Another way of supporting your parish financially is by making a donation via Virgin Money Giving page. The donations can be GiftAided. This can also be done on your mobile phone. 

Click on the parish below, to which you would like to donate money

St Bonaventure's

Our Lady's

Holy Family

We are grateful to those who already paying by standing order. We also offer our thanks to those who will be able to contribute through the Virgin Money Giving pages. We are also acutely aware of the financial hardship which the present circumstances of pandemic have created for so many and respect totally the fact that some of you are now unable to make contributions. May God bless you all.

 

 THE WELWYN GARDEN CITY CHURCHES PUBLIC MASSES. 

Public worship is available at Our Lady's and Holy Family churches. Unfortunately St Bonaventure's will remain closed.

 

Please remember to wear face coverings. Also there will be no heating in the churches.

 

Schedule of Masses for the period Saturday 24th JULY 2021 to Friday 30th JULY 2021 is as follows:-

 

Date Time Location
     
Saturday (24th) 10:00am Holy Family 
  6:00pm Our Lady's
     
Sunday (25th) 10:00am Our Lady's
17th Sunday Ordinary Time 6:00pm Holy Family
     
Monday (26th) 7:00pm Our Lady's
     
Tuesday (27th) 9:30am Holy Family
     
Wednesday (28th) NO MASSES NO MASSES
     
Thursday (29th) 9:30am Holy Family
     
Friday (30th) 7:00pm Our Lady's
     

 

For more information, please click here.

 

 

 

PARISH  STREAMING OF MASSES FOR WEEK COMMENCING SATURDAY 24th JULY 2021

Date   Available from From  
         
Sunday 25h July 2021   10:00am Holy Family Click here
         

 

SACRAMENTS

 

Current regulations (from 19th July 2021)

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals can all take place. 

Baptism If you are thinking about Baptism of your child, contact Fr. Tony or Fr. Norbert to arrange a date.


Weddings If you are planning to get married this year or next in WGC or beyond, please let Fr. Norbert know so that the necessary preparation and paperwork can be organised.


Funerals No limit on numbers.

MASS ON RADIO

If you are aware of someone not on the internet who would like to follow Mass, RTE Radio broadcasts Mass on 252 Longwave. For those who have a digital radio, Radio Maria broadcasts in London on DAB+ and in the Cambridge area on DAB.

FACEBOOK PAGE

 

Please visit our ‘Welwyn Garden City Catholic Churches’ Facebook page.

To connect to Facebook page click on Facebook icon in top right hand corner of this page.

OTHER LIVE-STREAMED MASSES IN THE DIOCESE

A number of churches in the diocese are live-streaming their Sunday and Weekday Masses. For the latest list click here

PARISH OFFICE

Please note the Parish office is closed until further notice.  Any queries or communications should be sent to Father Norbert or Father Tony.

HELP DURING THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

We have a team who are happy to do shopping, collect prescriptions, chat on the phone, etc. If you need any such help, please do contact FATHER TONY and he will put you in contact with someone who can assist you.

(By giving us your contact details you are agreeing that the parishes can use them for the support of vulnerable people during the coronavirus outbreak)

Father Norbert and Father Tony will find other ways of reaching out to you, so do look at both our website and our Facebook page.

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St Bonaventure churchSt Bonaventure's Church

St Bonaventure's was the first Church to be built in Welwyn Garden City.  Designed by T.B. Scott, it was dedicated by Cardinal Bourne on 14th September 1926.

Address - 81 Parkway, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6JF

Access for Wheelchairs, Disabled Access, Hearing Aid Loop, Help for those with Learning Difficulties, Toilet Facilities

Car Parking and Disabled Parking.

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postlesOur Lady, Queen of Apostles Church

Serving south and east of Welwyn Garden City, this Church was built to the designs of Archard and Partners. It is a prominent landmark in the Woodhall district.

Address - 141 Woodhall lane, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 3TP

Access for Wheelchairs, Disabled Access, Hearing Aid Loop, Help for those with Learning Difficulties, Toilet Facilities

Car Parking and Disabled Parking

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Holy Family church

Holy Family Church

Serving the north side of Welwyn Garden City, it dates from 1967 and was designed by De Soissons, Peacock, Hodges and Robertson

Address - 194 Knightsfield, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7RQ

Access for Wheelchairs, Disabled Access, Hearing Aid Loop, Help for those with Learning Difficulties, Toilet Facilities

Car Parking and Disabled Parking.

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