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Diocese of Brentwood

The Diocese of Brentwood was founded in 1917, when Westminster was divided, and comprises the County of Essex and the five East London Boroughs. Contains information about the bishop, diocesan administration, the clergy details, communities of sisters, schools and the details of parishes & mass centres within the diocese.

Brentwood Cathedral

The Cathedral Parish of St. Mary & St. Helen, containing parish newsletter, events, parish council, mass times, clergy biography and parish hall development.

The Music Department

Web site of the Music Department at Brentwood Cathedral. Contains the background, news and events of Brentwood Cathedral Choir, Diocesan Liturgical Choir, Cathedral Singers as well as popular music titles in common parish use.

Brentwood Catholic Youth Service

Contains information about the Brentwood Catholic Youth Service and Walsingham House, including members-only community area with a message board and chat room.

The Guild of St. Stephen

The Guild's function is to bring boys and girls, men and women to a fuller understanding of the Mass by encouraging them to participate more closely by their service at the Altar. It also aims to maintain the standards and traditions surrounding the Mass which have been in place for many centuries.

Brentwood Catholic Children's Society

The Society is a charity in its own right (registered no 1000661), with the Diocese as Custodian Trustee of its assets. The Society, founded in 1984 by Father John Armitage, is a professional child care agency providing a social work service for children and families in need throughout the Diocese. This service includes structured and intensive counselling for families suffering from stress, poverty and deprivation; teenagers with behavioural and emotional problems; pregnant women considering abortion; women suffering from post-abortion trauma. The primary aim and focus of the Society is to protect and improve the quality of life of the hurt and needy child. It is motivated by Christ's invitation: "Anyone who welcomes one of these little children in my name, welcomes Me, and anyone who welcomes Me welcomes not Me but the one who sent Me".

Head Office: Childcare House, Little Wheatley Chase Rayleigh SS6 9EH
01268 784544, 01268 784540,
(Frank Maguire, Eileen Campling, Gill Franklin and Christine Somerville.)

Sunday Evening Masses

  1. The Most Holy Redeemer, 21 Laindon Road, Billericay, Essex CM12 9LL, T: 01277 624891, E: Masses: Sat 6 pm, Sun 9 am, 11 am, 5 pm.
  2. Our Lady and St George, 132 Shernhall Street, Walthamstow, London E17 9HU, 020 85205877. Sat 6 pm, Sun 8:30, 10:30 am, 12 pm. 4:30 pm at Whipp's Cross Chapel.