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 John Hine, Parish Priest


Latest Newsletter

18 May 2019 | 07:00 am
The Parish Newsletter for the week commencing 19th May 2019 is here Newsletter – 5th Sunday of Easter 19th May 2019 To download it follow the “Read More” link.    
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Gift Aid et al

There are a number of ways we can all support the Parish financially. Taxpayers can help without cost to themselves by joining the Diocese Gift Aid scheme. See all the details for this and other
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Father John writes:

Do you remember where and when you made your first Holy Communion? Most Catholics have fond memories of this great event –perhaps they even remember what they were dressed up in. Nowadays there is not so much emphasis on appearances, but more on helping the youngsters to know who Jesus is for them and what deep reverence they must have for Jesus in Holy Communion. Pray for our five candidates.

To keep you in touch with the progress on the improvements for our church: estimates of cost have been drawn up and we will be able to afford insulating the church ceiling without entirely losing sight of the rafters which are part of the character of the church.


Fr John’s Thoughts for the Week