Further to the Government’s lock down announcement, we are closed from Thursday 5th November to Wednesday 2nd December.

We hope to resume normal services again on 3rd December 2020 with Masses at 7.30am and 10am.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience and we look forward to welcoming you back!

St Andrews Catholic Church, Thornton Heath, Welcomes you in the Name of God

St Andrew’s is the parish of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark at the heart of the Thornton Heath Community and its surrounding areas. Our Masses, teachings and pastoral care has been an inspiration for countless Christians and non-Christians for many years. We sincerely hope it will be for you as well. It is, therefore, our prayer that the information you find here will help inspire and guide you in your spiritual journey.

First Holy Communions

  • Reconciliation: 12th September 2020
  • Date: 19th September 2020
  • Attendees: Candidates and parents only

Mass Times


  • Mass: 9:30am, 11:30am, 6:00pm
  • Rosary: 5:00pm – 5:15pm
  • Exposition & Benediction: 5:15pm – 5:45pm

Weekday Mass

  • 7:30am, 10:00am (Rosary following)


Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

  • Weekly Friday Adoration from 10.30am – 10pm. Except on First Fridays which is 10.30am – 6.00pm.


  • Mass: 9:30am (Rosary following) 6:00pm
  • Confessions: 10:00am – 10:30am 5:00pm – 5:30pm

We are a community, strong in the love of Christ; a vibrant and friendly parish — a parish where diversity is celebrated. Our supportive clergy is fully complemented with a large number of active parish groups. We hope to journey together with you with the aim to help each other to grow in faith

Parish Newsletter

The Church’s Weekly Newsletter contains the Diary for the Week, St. Andrew’s Parish Notices and Sunday Readings. Click here to download PDF copies

Donation to Our Parish


Please be aware that it is your responsibility to keep your children with you in Church at all times. As well as safeguarding issues there are all sorts of health and safety hazards around the Church and we would hate anything to happen to a child who has wandered from your care.

Fr Emmanuel Ahua C.S.Sp., Parish Priest

Quote of the Week

“When we take up the sacred Scriptures in faith and read them with the Church, we walk once more with God in the Garden.” — St Ambrose