A Very Warm Welcome to St Andrew’s Catholic Church, Tenterden

“We wish all visitors to this website and to the parish church, every peace and joy. We are a lively, richly diverse and very welcoming parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark. We extend pastoral care to those living in and around the Tenterden area, including the rural areas within a 6-mile radius. Please come and join in our celebrations or for some quiet time in the midst of this busy world.”

Fr Behruz Rafat, Parish Priest


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Latest Newsletter

March 24, 2023 | 7:18 pm
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Father Behr writes:

Dear Parishioners,

Holy Week at St Andrew’s:

Monday 3 April Mass at 10.00 am followed by Stations of the Cross.

Tuesday 4 April 10.00 am Mass

Wednesday 5 April Word and Communion followed by Stations of the Cross.

Thursday 6 April Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7.30 pm with washing of feet.

Good Friday 7 April Ecumenical witness service at the Town Hall at 10.30 am and Good Friday Passion at 3.00 pm.

Holy Saturday 8 April Easter Vigil Mass at 8.00 pm.

Easter Sunday 9 April Mass at 10.00 am and Traditional Latin Mass at 12.00 noon.

I encourage everyone to take part in the Sacred Triduum. 

Fr Behr 

Fr Behr’s Thoughts for the Week