Mass times

Masses at St Joseph’s church are listed in red; masses at St Swithun’s church are listed in green. Mass times for Easter 2018 are listed below.


  • 8am
  • 9.15am – Children’s liturgy with folk choir
  • 10am
  • 11am – with traditional choir
  • 5pm – with youth band

During term time, the second 9.15am Mass of the month is a School Mass, led by pupils of St Joseph’s Catholic School; and the third 9.15am each month is led by the Uniform Groups.

On Feast Days/Holy Days of Obligation, Masses are at 7.30am, 10am and 7.30pm.

Monday to Friday

  • Monday–Friday, 10am – with The Rosary following Mass
  • Monday, 10am
  • Thursday, 8pm – at Holy Trinity Convent
  • Friday, 7.30am – at Holy Trinity Convent
  • First Monday of the month – at St Cecilia’s Cheshire Home, 32 Sundridge Avenue (020 8460 8377)
  • Tuesdays, 8.45am – term-time only


  • 10am – with Benediction following Mass
  • 11am–12 noon and 5pm–5.45pm – The Sacrament of Reconciliation (also available on request)
  • 6pm – Vigil
  • 6pm

Easter 2018

St Joseph’s and St Swithun’s Parish Masses over the 2018 Easter weekend include morning prayer sessions, the Stations of the Cross, Vigil Masses and a Taize service. The complete Mass times for the Easter weekend at St Joseph’s, and Easter Masses at St Swithun’s, are listed below.

Holy Thursday – Thursday 29 March

5.30pm – Mass of the Lord’s Supper; Syro Malabar Mass
8.00pm – St Swithun’s Mass of the Lord’s Supper
8.00pm – St Joseph’s Mass of the Lord’s Supper
10.15pm – Night Prayer of the Church

Good Friday – Friday 30 March

9.00am – Children’s Stations of the Cross
10.00am – Morning Prayer
11.00am – March of Witness (meet at the corner of Ethelbert Road/High St)
1.30pm – Stations of the Cross in Arabic
3.00pm – Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Death (at St Joseph’s and St Swithun’s), followed by Stations of the Cross in Malayalam at St Joseph’s
7.30pm – Taize Service, concluding with Night Prayers around the Cross

Holy Saturday – Saturday 31 March

10.00am – Morning prayer and veneration of Jesus in the Tomb
11.00am – Blessing of Easter baskets
8.00pm – Easter Vigil Mass
10.30pm – Easter Vigil Syro Malabar Rite

Easter Sunday – Sunday 1 April

8.00am – Mass, St Joseph’s
9.15am – Mass, St Joseph’s
10.00am – Mass, St Swithun’s
11.00am – Mass, St Joseph’s
5.00pm – Mass, St Joseph’s