Icon of Christ

The Roman Catholic Churches of

Sacred Heart Goudhurst

St Barnabas Hawkhurst

Father Vic McClean
The Presbytery, Beresford Road, Goudhurst, Kent, TN17 1DN
01580 211268  
Home Masses and Church locations Parish Contacts Links Safeguarding
Newsletters What's on - regular and special events Please pray for ... Anniversaries Useful forms

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 9th April Palm Sunday The Passion of Our Lord
Mass and the Blessing of Palms
 5.30pm  Saturday 8th April Sacred Heart Church, Goudhurst
 8.30am St Barnabas Church, High Street, Hawkhurst
10.30am at the Sacred Heart Church, Goudhurst, Hawkhurst

•    Wednesday 12th April at 7.30pm Service of Reconciliation,
Sacred Heart Church, Beresford Road, Goudhurst.
Stations of the Cross, followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

•    Maundy Thursday 13th 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 14th April   10.00 a.m.
 Stations of the Cross procession in Goudhurst Village

•    Good Friday 14th April 11.30 a.m. Service and Procession of Witness  
St Barnabas Church, High Street, Hawkhurst

•    Good Friday 14th April 3.00pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion -
 Sacred Heart Church, Goudhurst.  Adoration of the Cross and Communion

•    Holy Saturday 15th 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 16th April 
8.30am Mass at St Barnabas Church, High Street, Hawkhurst
10.30am Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Beresford Rd, Goudhurst

Please note there are no weekday masses at Goudhurst or Hawkhurst from Monday 17th April to Friday 21st April.
Weekend masses as usual on 22nd & 23rd April.

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 Thursday 23 March 2017