ABOUT THE PARISH


Pictured right: St Gilbert's Church, Eton Wick, Berks.

Image of Deacon Marek and Fr Andy Richardson

Our Clergy

Parish Priest

Fr. Andy Richardson (Pictured Above Right, with Deacon Marek in the garden at st andrew's).

Father Andy was initially appointed by Bishop Peter as Priest-in-Charge of our Parish from September 2012 in place of Fr David Barrett. Following a prolonged period of sick leave, Fr David decided to stand down as Parish Priest in December 2012. Bishop Peter subsequently appointed Fr Andy Richardson as our new Parish Priest.

Since his ordination to the priesthood in June 2008, Father Andy has served as the Assistant Priest in St Edward’s Parish, Kettering.

Deacon

Deacon Marek Gajdus (Pictured Top Left)

Deacon Marek Gajdus joined the parish to minister as a Deacon in April 2012.

Image: Fr Simon Penhalagan
FR SIMON PENHALAGAN

MISSIONARY PRIEST, SION COMMUNITY AND CHAIRMAN OF NYMO
A priest of the Northampton Diocese who trained with Fr Andy Richardson at Oscott Seminary, and currently works full time with the Sion Community for Evangelism. Fr Simon has recently moved into the Presbytery which he will use as his base in the Diocese. Fr Simon’s priestly commitments will remain with the Sion Community, but it will be nice to have him around in the parish from time to time.

Fr Simon is the new Chairman of the Northampton Youth Ministry Office (NYMO).

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Our Churches

Picture of Our Lady of Peace Church

OUR LADY OF PEACE, BURNHAM (pictured above)

Click this link to view contact details.

Address

Lower Britwell Road, Slough, Berks.
SL2 2NL
» View location via Northampton Diocese Churchfinder

MASS TIMES

Sunday Mass is celebrated every Saturday at 6.00pm (Vigil Mass) and Sunday at 9.45 am.
Mass times during the week: see Mass Times.

Parish Secretary

Yvonne Cafferty. N.B. She is available at the presbytery on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm.

Confessions

See Mass Times.

Facilities

Hearing loop system, disabled access, registered for marriages.

Schools

Our Lady of Peace Infant and Nursery School | View school website
Our Lady of Peace Junior School | View school website

The Organ

Click here for a detailed history of the instrument that has been a permanent fixture of Our Lady of Peace since 1976.

Parking

Spaces by Lower Britwell Road and at the rear of the church. For further parking instructions please see the Notices page.

 

Picture of St. Gilbert's Church

SAINT GILBERT'S, ETON WICK (pictured above)

Served from/correspondence to Our Lady of Peace, Burnham.
Click this link to view contact details.

Address

Eton Wick Rd, Eton Wick, Windsor, Berks.
SL4 6JH
View location via Northampton Diocese Churchfinder.

MASS TIMES

Mass at St Gilbert’s is celebrated each first Sunday of the month at 9.00 am, and each third Friday of the month at 7.30 pm.

Confessions

On request.

Facilities

Disabled access.

Parking

Car park opposite church.

 

Photo of St. Andrew's new altar

SAINT ANDREW'S SHARED CHURCH, CIPPENHAM

Above image: New altar, St Andrew's Shared Church.
Served from/correspondence to Our Lady of Peace, Burnham.
Church shared with the Church of England.
Click this link to view contact details. | View the St Andrew's Shared Website

Address

Washington Drive, Cippenham, Slough, Berks.
SL1 5RE
View location via Northampton Diocese Churchfinder

MASS TIMES

Mass at St Andrew's is celebrated each Sunday at 11.30 am, and each Thursday at 9.30 am.

Confessions

On request.

Facilities

Disabled access, Hearing loop system.

Bookings for St Andrew's

- For ALL bookings for St Andrews please contact Karen Shaw on 07570 547674.

Parking

Car park at church site.

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Parishioners

Number of Parishioners served by the Parish:

Approximately 600 have the choice of attending Sunday Mass at Our Lady of Peace Church, St. Gilbert's Church and St. Andrew's Shared Church.

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Parish History

The Clergy & Key Events: 1930-2000

To find out more about the history of our Parish from its inception to more recent times, click here. A must read section for students, parishoners, as well as those with an interest in local history.

Since 1958 the following Priests have served us as our Parish Priests. They have also been assisted by several curates during this period.

1958 - 1962

Father Noel Burditt

1962 - 1985

Father David Woodard

1985 - 1995

Father Tim Russ (Canon Tim Russ)

1996 - 2001

Father Sean Healy (now Monsignor Sean Healy and Vicar General)

2001 - 2003

Father Edmund Worthy

2003 - 2010

Father Michael Turner

2010 - 2012

Father David Barrett

2012 - present

Father Andy Richardson


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Pastoral Area (Deanery)

SLOUGH PASTORAL AREA

The Parish is part of the Deanery of St Peter, Slough (the Slough Pastoral Area). Slough is one of thirteen Pastoral Areas in the Diocese of Northampton. The Slough Pastoral Area also includes the churches of:

St Anthony, Farnham Rd. Slough | view the parish website
St Ethelbert's, Wellington St. Slough | view the parish website
Holy Redeemer, Wexham Rd. Slough | view the parish website
Holy Family, Trelawney Av. Langley | view the parish website
Bridgettine Convent, Fulmer Common Rd. Iver Heath | view their website
St Augustine, Eton Rd. Datchet
Our Lady of Sorrows, Eton Court, Eton
Polish Church of Divine Mercy, Pitts Rd. Slough | Polish language website | Diocese Polish Masses page (in English)

The Dean of the Pastoral Area is Canon Kevin O’Driscoll (Parish Priest of Holy Family, Langley). The Slough Pastoral Area Link is Margaret Lawrence and our Parish representative for the Slough Steering Group is Mike Connolly.

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Diocese

Image of Bishop Peter Doyle, Pope Benedict XVI, and MGR Sean Healy
Diocese of Northampton

The Parish belongs to the Diocese of Northampton.

Bishop of Northampton

Peter Doyle (Pictured Left, with Pope EMERITUS Benedict XVI, and Rev Mgr Provost Sean Healy ON the right).

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