Divine Mercy Pilgrimage to Aylesford.

Lewisham Deanery Events

Day of Recollection for Catechists 7th July


Convent of The Sisters of St Andrew99 Belmont Hill, Lewisham, London SE13 5DY


‘Come with me to a quiet place and rest a while’ Mark 6:30-32


For Catechist in Lewisham deanery: an away day to review and give thanks at the end of the year, with inputs, personal times of reflection, sharing, and celebrating.

The day will run with arrival at 10am and the first session at 10.30am, with a break for lunch, (please bring a packed lunch,) the final session will be the closing liturgy in the Chapel and the day will end at 3pm.

The deanery is subsidizing the cost of the day and participants are asked to contribute £15. (Your parish may wish to cover this cost, speak to your Parish Priest.)

The convent facilities and grounds create a wonderful oasis of calm and relaxation. Those who have attended previously spoke enthusiastically about the opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and find some time to get in touch with their inner selves for personal spiritual renewal.

Please contact St William of York if you wish to book a place.

Tel: 020 8690 4549     Email: parish@swoy.org.uk



Day of Recollection for Special Ministers 6th October


The Annual Lewisham Deanery Day of Recollection for Special Ministers will take place at Good Shepherd Downham on Saturday   6th October from 10.00am -12.00, with Refreshments from 9.30am.


Special Ministers are reminded that when they renew their commitment at the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Maundy Thursday they promise to attend a Day of Recollection in the coming 12 months.


The Diocesan Catechetical Certificate

This is a course for all those who wish to deepen their understanding of the Catholic Faith. It is particulary suited to parish catechists.

The cost is £345 per year for a two year course.

The Friars at Aylesford




You will find a comprehensive list of pilgrimages and events at Aylesford during the year. Consult the Friars website at http://www.thefriars.org.uk/


Directions to the National Shrine at Walsingham

Local Retreat Centre at Blackheath

The Sisters of St Andrew offer a quiet and reflective space for short or long retreats or days of quiet and reflection.

Further details. See website



The Welcome
99 Belmont Hill
London SE13 5DY
Tel.:0208 852 1662
e-mail: welcome@sisters-of-st-andrew.com



Meditative evening prayer with the Community
including Taize chants
7.30pm on the last Wednesday of every month (except July and August)
more information

  Mornings for carers Sr Regula Hug
7th July 2016 10.30am-12.30pm
For those who care for a loved one suffering from ill-health. A time to come away, pause, be, reflect, pray, listen, share with others the joys and difficulties on this journey of daily caring BOOK
more information
Mondays in 2016 Group supervision for spiritual directors 
more information
11am - 1pm
    19 September
24 October 21 November 19 December



National Shrine of St Jude, Faversham

Parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The Parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is in the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Southwark and is served by friars of the Order of Carmelites.

Roman Catholic Church

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Lady of Mount Carmel
The parish embraces the town of Faversham and the surrounding area, stretching to Teynham to the east, Lenham, Charing, Old Wives Lees to the south and Dunkirk, Dargate and Waterham to the west. 

Our friendly parish church is in Tanners Street where you will also find the intimate Shrine of St. Jude. The church, shrine and gardens provide a space for tranquillity and peace where you will soon feel at home. 

Members of the Roman Catholic church, we are also part of Churches Together in Kent and are fully committed to exploring and working together with other Christian denominations in the area, people of other faiths and all those who seek meaning in their lives.



Masses for Sunday 
Saturday 6pm 
Sunday 8am, 9am (at Teynham), 10.30am and 6pm. 
Tea & Coffee after the 10.30 am Mass in the Carmel Hall. 

Weekday Mass 
9.30am (unless otherwise stated in the Parish Newsletter) 

Holy Days 
9.30am and 8pm. 

Reconciliation (Confession) 
Saturday 10am, 5.30pm to 5.45pm and at call. 

Morning Prayer 
Monday to Saturday at 9.10am. 

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 
Tuesday 10.15am to 11.15am and 8pm to 9pm.

St Jude

Beside the parish church is the Shrine of St Jude where pilgrims come from far and wide. 
More Information

Entrance to the church and opening times

The church and Shrine of St. Jude are open at the following times:

  • 8am to 6pm (May to October)
  • 8am to 4pm (November to April, except Christmas Day)

Outside of Mass times, when the main doors of the church are open, access to the church is through the sacristy door. From Tanners Street enter through the gate marked Whitefriars. The sacristy door is on the right. See our Location Map in Quick Links above.

Further information

For further information, please contact:
35 Tanners Street 
Kent ME13 7JW 
Telephone Icon  01795 532449   Email Icon info@whitefriarsfaversham.org

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