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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.

Autumn Fair

Saturday 17th November at Goudhurst Village Hall - 9:30am to 12:00pm.

Home Made Cakes & Produce, Bric-A-Brac, Pictures & Prints, Charity Christmas Cards, Toys & Games,
Books & Music, Raffle & Tombola, Coffee & Cakes
Starting Weds 31st Oct 7:30pm at Goudhurst Sacred Heart parish church!  A relaxed 5 week course on the life of Mary past & present.

Well-known experts & down-to-earth testimonies about how the example and prayer of Mary can help us grow in our everyday faith.  The perfect way to prepare your heart for Advent!


Sunday 2nd December Goudhurst Churches Together
Advent Carol Service 6.30pm at Christ Church, Kilndown. TN17 2RJ

Sunday 2nd December Hawkhurst Churches Together
Advent Carol Service 6.30pm, St Laurence Church, Hawkhurst TN18 4RS

Thursday 6th December Images of Advent (Goudhurst Churches Together)
Reflections & Meditations on Advent Icons & music

at 6.30pm in the Sacred Heart Church, refreshments will be served.

Wednesday  19th  December Service of Reconciliation 6.30 to 7.30pm
Sacred Heart Church, Beresford Road, Goudhurst TN171DN
A short reconciliation service with an opportunity for confessions.

Christmas Eve  Monday 24th December Mass.
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 Tuesday  25th December
8.30 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 Wednesday 26th December to Friday 28th December

Masses on Saturday 29th December & Sunday 30th  December at all the usual times


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??
Site last updated Friday 16 November 2018