Church Activities at St. Chad’s
Details of Parish Groups, etc.

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300 Club

Contact: Patricia Still.

Altar Servers

Contact: Father Bartholomew and Christine Kitchen.


The Association for the Propagation of the Faith is the Church's world-wide association for helping in the missionary work of the Church. Funds are raised through the APF's red Mission collection boxes. The APF also distributes the magazine 'Mission Today'.

Contact: Parish Office.


See 'Girl Guides'

Buildings: Health and Safety

Contact: via the presbytery.

Caribbean Group

St. Chad's Caribbean Group meets on the Second Sunday of the month after the 10.30 a.m. Mass in the Guild Room.

Contact: Sandra Reid (Chair).

Caring Service

This Free Service caters for the needs of the people in the parish. The parishioners providing the service are Beautilyn Awe and Maria Downer who will be in the Presbytery three afternoons a week: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2.30pm-4.30pm. Phone calls will be answered between the designated times on 020 8653 2806. Outside of these hours please write a note to Beautilyn and put it through the Presbytery letter box with your phone number for a reply.

The aim of this service is to help our diverse community to grow in faith by helping people to gain access to the many services in the parish and provide a mutual environment for people to air their views in confidence about the community.

Contact: Beautilyn Awe.

Children’s Liturgy

Details are here.

Contact: Chris Henley email: Click to email Chris Henley tel: 020 8771 0560.

Charismatic Prayer Group

Contact: Juliet Brobbey, via the presbytery.

Child Protection / Safeguarding Team

The Parish's Child Protection Policy Statement, produced in response to the Nolan Report, is here.

Contact: to be advised.

Archdiocese of Southwark - Safeguarding Office
Phone: 020 7261 1606
Helen Sheppard: Safeguarding Co-ordinator

Church Flowers and Cleaning

Contact: June Lloyd 020 8654 3676 & Monica Samuels.

Church Cleaning

Volunteers always needed. If you can spare one morning a month or week, please contact the presbytery.

Contact: Juliette Brobbey.


Practices on Friday night to sing at the 10.30am Sunday Mass, First Holy Communion Masses and at Confirmations. New singers and instrumentalists welcome; please come and have a chat with one of us at coffee in the Church Hall on a Sunday after the 10.30am Mass.

Contact: Vincent Luu

Coffee and Tea Rota

Coffee and Tea are provided after the 10.30am Sunday Mass.

Contact: Aida Yenez.


Contact: Noel Valapinee.

Confirmation Preparation

Sacrament of Confirmation. Confirmations take place every year.

Contacts: Christine Beverton (Co-ordinator) via presbytery, Linda Baptiste and Lisa Akanuma.

Confirmation dates for 2014 Year 8 will be on Sunday 13th July 2014.


Christians Together in South Norwood.

Contact: via Presbytery

Divine Mercy Group

The Divine Mercy Group meet every Tuesday evening at 7,30pm in the Guild Room.

Contact: via Presbytery

Eucharistic Ministers

See below: Stephen Reddiar

Finance Committee

Contact: Ray Lobo.

First Communion Preparation

Contact: Angie Henley, Jane Frith and Sharon Davern.


Contact: Lisa Siragusa mob 07790502761, Noel Valapinee 07904356240.

Ghanaian Community

The Ghananian community normally meets on the first Sunday of the month after the 10.30am mass in the Guild room.

Ms Mary Harvey-Ewusi (Chair), Mr Henry Aboagye-Brobbey (Co-Chair), Ms Felicia Kitcher (Sectetary).

Gift Aid

Contact: Gerard Ouattra

Girl Guides and Brownies

Fore more information about Girl Guiding, please click here.

Contact: Rosemary North or

Hall Bookings

Please note that Hall Bookings will ONLY be taken Monday-Friday 7.00pm to 8.30pm. Thank you.

Contact: Niall Webb tel: 020 8656 9531 (7.00pm to 8.30pm ), or Linda Baptiste via presbytery (9.30am-12.30pm office hours).

(Ex) Junior Youth Choir - now open to people of all ages!

Provides music for the 10.30am Mass on the Second Sunday of each month

Contact: Vincent Luu.

Impact Group

A group for the young people of the Parish. The Impact Group meets every Sunday after 6pm mass, come and meet other 13-18 year olds (Years 9-11 Secondary) for a chat and social time. Listen to music, watch DVD’s, play pool, table tennis, games and take part in organizing events of your choice in discussion groups. Come and have FUN! FUN! FUN!

Contact: Christine Beverton

Infant Baptism

Contact: Augustina Hanson and the Presbytery.

Justice & Peace

Contact: via Presbytery.

Legion of Mary

Visit the sick and housebound within the parish. Meetings take place every Wednesday at 7.30pm in the Guild Room. Parishioners are most welcome to attend.

Contact: Fr Bartholomew and Florence, via presbytery.


Contact: Linda Baptiste. Please hand in items for the newsletter at the Presbytery by 1.00pm on a Tuesday of each week.

Nigerian Community

The Nigerian community normally meets on third Sunday of the month after the 10.30am Mass in the Guild room.

Contacts: Ukachi Nwosu (President), Murphy Balogun (Vice President), Maureen Boston (Secretary), Ada Okonkwo.

Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Novena Group

Contact: Charlotte Green.

Our Lady's Choir

The third choir in St Chads is called ‘Our Lady’s Choir’ needs more people to join both young and old. Anyone who can beat drums, play piano or guitar, sing are welcome to help.

Contact: Chika 07949978934.

Parent, Grandparent and Toddler Group

The Parent, Grandparent and Toddler group meet on Monday mornings at 9.30am. Please pop in to the church hall for a coffee and a chat.

Parents Reflective Group

This group runs weekly on Wednesdays from 1.15 to 2.30 pm at St Chad's Guild Room, Burgoyne Road

Contact via presbytery, see Contact Page..


Contact: Juliette Brobbey.

Parish Council

Contact via presbytery, see Contact Page.

Council Details.
Consitution. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.)


Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. Regular meetings are held for anyone who is not a Catholic and wants to know more about the Catholic Faith or for any Baptised Catholic adult who has missed out on Confirmation. Anyone is very welcome to attend. The course meets every Monday at 7.30pm in St Chad’s Hall during term time from late September to Pentecost. Dates are announced in the newsletter.
Why not ask a friend to come with you?

Contact: Lesley Casha.


Rite of Christian Initiation of Children.

Contact: Monica Samuel.


Read at Church Services. There are currently over 20 readers who take turns at reading. New readers are always welcome. St Chad's Parish is looking for confident public Readers to join the Liturgical Readers Group. Teenagers and Adults are all welcome. If you are interested please contact Irene.

Contact: Irene Tsav  post: via presbytery, see Contact Page


The Repository is at the back of the church. It is usually open every every Sunday for the 10.30amMass, every every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 6.30pm and every 3rd Sunday of the month at 6.00pm.

Contact: Jayne Dowsett & Marion D’Cruze.


Contact: Christine Kitchen.

Social Club

The Social Club exists to raise money for the Parish and create a Parish social life. Events for all ages and tastes including discos, bands, quizzes, children's Christmas party, Senior Citizen's Summer outing and Christmas Dinner. Join to make new friends and raise money for the church.

Contact: Mary Miles (Chairperson)

St Chad's Nigerian Community (SCNC)

The St Chad's Nigerian Community meet every 3rd Sunday of the month in the Guild Room for additional fellowship. Please feel free to join us.

Contact via presbytery


St Vincent de Paul Society helps those who are on the margins of society through a network of local and national groups. St Chad's SVP is twinned with St Sebastian's (Ladies) Conference in Kannivayal, Kerala, India. The two share a mutual love of God and experience in helping the poor and needy.

Contacts: Karen Philip-Walters

Toddlers’ Liturgy

Contact: Angie Henley & Jane Frith.

Ugandan Group

The Ugandan Group meets every Sunday in the church hall after 10.30am Mass.

Contacts: Teddy 07733630551, or Harriet 07588893143.

Union of Catholic Mothers

The UCM meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm in the Church Hall.

Contact: Christine Beverton (President), Monica Samuel (Secretary) Mary Simpson (Secretary).

Welcome Group

Contacts: Monica Samuels, Christine Beverton and Linda Baptiste.

World Mission Sunday

Contact: Suzy Heron.


If contact details are not shown above, please make contact via the Presbytery.

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