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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.



Sunday 14th April Palm Sunday The Passion of Our Lord
Mass and the Blessing of Palms
5.30pm  Saturday 13th April Sacred Heart Church, Goudhurst TN17 1DN
8.30am Sunday St Barnabas Church, High Street, Hawkhurst TN18 4AH
10.30am Sunday at the Sacred Heart Church, Goudhurst, 
TN17 1DN

Maundy Thursday 18th April - 8.00p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Sacred Heart Church, Goudhurst
Followed by Adoration of the Holy Eucharist watching until midnight

Good Friday 19th April   10.00 a.m.
 Stations of the Cross procession in Goudhurst Village

Good Friday 19th April 11.30 a.m. Service and Procession of Witness  
St Barnabas Church, High Street, Hawkhurst

Good Friday 19th April 3.00pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion -
Sacred Heart Church, Goudhurst.  Adoration of the Cross and Communion

Holy Saturday 20th April Service of Reconciliation 11.00am to 12.00
Adoration followed by reconciliation and confessions.

Holy Saturday 20th April at 8.00pm - The Easter Vigil Service.
Ecumenical Service at St Mary’s Church, Goudhurst.
(No 5.30pm mass at the Sacred Heart Church)

Easter Sunday 21st April    
8.30am Mass at St Barnabas Church, High Street, Hawkhurst TN18 4AH
10.30am Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Beresford Rd, Goudhurst. TN17 1DN

 Please note there are no weekday masses at Goudhurst or Hawkhurst from Monday 22nd April to Friday 26th April.

Weekend masses as usual on 27th & 28th April.

ArchBishop PeterLetter from Bishop Peter the Archbishop of Southwark  - Pastoral Letter
gkchurch We've added a 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??
Site last updated Monday 15 April 2019