Downloads for Parishes

Significant Wedding Anniversaries 2017

Are you celebrating a 25th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th or Anniversary over 60 years? If so Bishop Philip would like to invite you to a Mass of Celebration. This will take place at St Bede’s Church in Basingstoke on Saturday 24th June 2017 at 11 am. It is a wonderful occasion to celebrate and witness to Marriage. If you would like to come, please visit the Diocesan website and complete the on-line form, or send an email to Please note this address is not monitored daily and you may have to wait for a reply, so please be patient.

Or contact Liz Murphy at St Bede’s Parish office on 01256 465214


To help celebrate the occasion please could you provide a COPY of your Wedding photograph, you can upload it when you complete the form. Alternatively send via email to above email address or by post to the following address: St Bede’s Parish Office, Popley Way, Basingstoke, RG24 9DX. Please mark envelope Significant Wedding Mass




Rite of Election: 11am Saturday 4th March 2017, St John's Cathedral, Portsmouth


Choir rehearsal for Chrism Mass 2017

This year's Chrism Mass is on Tuesday 11 April at the Cathedral. If you would like to join the volunteer choir for the Mass, please email with your name, parish and voice (Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass / tune). It's helpful if you can read music but no previous experience is necessary. The rehearsal is on Saturday 1 April at St Bede's Church, Popley Way, Basingstoke. RG24 9EX, starting at 11am.



Prayer Requests

If you would ever like prayer for your own intention, for your parish or for any need, do go to the home page of the diocese website, scroll down to the “prayer request” button, where you can leave an anonymous request which will go to 40 intercessors throughout the diocese.



Pilgrimage to Knock: August 2017

Have you ever been to Knock? If you'd like to join Fr John Chandler and the parishioners of Our Lady and St John in August 2017, please make contact with Liz Chidlow: 023 (92) 554 970. Poster







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