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The Roman Catholic Churches of

Sacred Heart Goudhurst

St Barnabas Hawkhurst

Father Vic McClean
The Presbytery, Beresford Road, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17 1DN
01580 211268  
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Welcome to our website. Our parish is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark, and serves a widespread rural community in the Weald of Kent and neighbouring parts of East Sussex. We have strong relationships with other Christian communities in our area. If you are visiting this beautiful area we hope you will join us for Mass at one of our churches.





 Wednesday  20th  December Service of Reconciliation 7.30 to 8.30pm

Sacred Heart Church, Beresford Road, Goudhurst TN171DN
A short reconciliation service with an opportunity for confessions. 

Saturday 23rd December 
5.30pm mass at The Sacred Heart Church, Beresford Road, Goudhurst

Sunday 24th December
8.30am mass at St Barnabas Church High Street Hawkhurst.
Please note there will not be a 10.30am Mass at Goudhurst this Sunday

as there will be Mass in the evening. 

Christmas Eve  Sunday 24th December Mass. (Note the change of times)
Sacred Heart Church, Beresford Road, Goudhurst TN17 1DN

The service will start at 6.00pm with carols and readings and be followed by the Mass which will begin at 6.30pm. 

Christmas Day Monday  25th December

08.30 am mass St Barnabas Church, High Street, Hawkhurst TN18 4AH
10.30 am mass Sacred Heart Church, Beresford Road, Goudhurst TN17 1DN 



No weekday masses from

Tuesday 26th December to Friday 29th December


Masses on Saturday 30th December & Sunday 31st  December

at all the usual times



The Music of Advent

Thursday 14th December
 at 7.30pm

At the Sacred Heart Church,

Beresford Rd, Goudhurst TN17 1DN


The Rev Craig Huxley, Chaplain at Benenden School will give a talk about Sacred Music in Advent; and illustrated with examples of music.

 Refreshments will be served .

All welcome

to this  Advent event for

Goudhurst Churches Together

gkchurch We've just added a new link - to the excellent Goudhurst and Kilndown Anglican Churches website
child liturgy Children's Liturgy takes place at the 10.30am Mass

We welcome as helpers all parents, grandparents or other members of the parish. Speak to Fr Vic or contact Elizabeth Watcham - see newsletter.
foodbank Don't forget the Food Bank collection point at the Sacred Heart Church, Goudhurst! Food is distributed by St Augustine's, Tunbridge Wells, to those recommended by local GPs and Social Services. Suggested non-perishable items for donation: tinned food either savoury or sweet, pasta, packets, soups, jams, cereal, long life milk, squash. If you got one free, why not donate it??
hospice Did you know that Hospice in the Weald can raise funds from your spare foreign coins and old sterling coins? (We can take them to the Hospice for you.)
Site last updated Friday 08 Dec 2017