parish groups

Name of Group Key Contact Meet Aims Telephone No.
Altar Servers Father Dominic 020 8810 6241
Association for the Propagation of the Faith (APF)


Jose Carry From time to time Education of future clergy and lay people in teaching the faith 020 8991 2170
Aid to the Church In Need (ACN)


Annie and Patrick  Martin Monthly on a Thursday at 7pm To support Christians around the world who are oppressed, persecuted or in pastoral need. email:-


020 8991 1081
Apostleship of the Sea AoS) Lesley Kettle  Monthly on a Tuesday in the coffee shop  To raise awareness of seafarers and knit hats for them. 020 8862 2160
Baptism Preparation Parish Office 020 8862 2160
Catenian Association(Ealing) Anthony Phillips Monthly on 4th Thursday at 7:30pm in the Hall Developing family values through faith, fellowship & fun.
No of Active members: 24 (and 9,000 nationally see
020 8997 1886
Charismatic Prayer Group Elizabeth Elive Wednesday 7:30 -8:30 Foster Conversion and Growth in Holiness and to pray for the needs of the church 020 8862 2160
Children at non-Catholic Schools Parish Office 020 8862 2160
Confirmation Group Parish Office 020 8862 2160
Ealing Abbey Parish
Articles to Parish Office 020 8862 2160
Eucharistic Ministers Gordon Nunn 020 8997 1197
First Holy Communion Parish Office 020 8862 2160
Guild of St Stephen Altar Servers Br Dominic 020 8810 6241
Guild of the Blessed Sacrament Jennifer Brosnan 020 8862 2160
Help for the world in Need (WIN) José Carry Monthly (with Justice & Peace) on a Wednesday at 7:30pm in the Coffee Lounge Raising money for third world countries 020 8991 2170
Justice & Peace Martha Rumian Monthly on a Wednesday at 7:30pm in the Coffee Lounge To inform ourselves and then the Parish on global matters of injustice. To act in support of CAFOD campaigns and those of other NCOs to work ecumenically with Christian Together in central Ealing. To administer W.I.N. money
No of Active members: 6/8


020 8862 2160
Landings (For those returning to the Church) Anne Riley Weekly for 8 weeks at a time, timing varies with each group. Meet in the Dominic Young or Abbot Ford Rooms To help welcome back Catholics who have been away from regular worship 07949089202
Legion of Mary Barbara Murray Weekly on a Tuesday at 2:30 – 3:45pm in the Bulbeck Room Personal sanctification through prayer & apostolic work
No of Active members: 7
020 8997 8115
Life José Carry Weekly on Tuesday mornings in members’ homes Pro-life organisation 020 8991 2170
Meditation Group Gina Garrett Weekly Monday at 6.30pm in the New Chapel and Thursday at 11:15am in the Bulbeck Room To promote Christian meditation as a simple & powerful way of praying. It is a contemplative practice much needed in today’s world. The aim is to allow God’s mysterious and silent prescience within us to become more and more the reality of our lives.
No of Active members: 18
020 8567 7651
Monday Prayer Group Parish Office 020 8862 2160
Music Groups 6.00pm Saturdays 020 8862 2160
9.00am Sunday Mass Choir Luke Ramsden Sunday at 9:00am at Church if you are interested in joining this choir please speak with Luke after Mass or contact him on 020 8997 3544
12 noon Sundays 020 8862 2160
7.00pm Sundays Fr Dominic Sunday at 6:00pm in the Bulbeck Room Provide music for the 7.00pm Mass every Sun except in August
No of Active members: 4 – 10

8998 1598

Ealing Abbey Lay   Plainchant Choir Patrick & Annie Martin Wednesday 18.30 in the Bulbeck room To sing Gregorian Chant monthly at the Midday Mass & occasionally elsewhere. As a mixed group we welcome new singers (including beginners) without audition.

For detailed information visit:


8991 1081

Neo Catechumenate Peter Wallach Twice Weekly -Tuesday or Wednesday and Saturday at the Bulbeck & New Chapel To rediscover our baptisms
No of Active members: 110
020 8579 5716
Newman Circle  (Informed Catholic reflection on contemporary issues) Anne Riley Monthly (except Jul & Aug)
Thursday at 8:15pm in the Bulbeck Room
At meetings we generally invite a speaker to talk about issues of interest. “what it means to be a catholic in today’s world”, “to help Catholics to discuss and develop their understanding of the faith throughout life”
No of Active members: 25
020 8998 5829
Nursing and Care Homes Parish Office 020 8862 2160
Oblates of St Benedict Fr Timothy Lay people linked to the monastery by prayer 020 8862 2100
Parents of Catholic Children with special needs Philly Codrington 020 8862 2160
Pre-Marriage Course Peter Augustine 020 8997 0807
Readers at Mass Speak to priest celebrants 020 8862160
Rite of Christian Initiation
for Adults (RCIA)
Daniel Ferguson Saturday at 10:30 -12:00
Where: Hall & Coffee Lounge
To introduce enquirers to Catholicism and to prepare catechumens for the Sacraments of Initiation and candidates for reception into the Church 020 8862 2160
St Vincent de Paul Monday at 19:30
Where: Dominic Young room, Parish House
To give one-to-one support to people in need within the Ealing area. Support can be spiritual, emotional, practical and material according to need. No of Active members: 21 + 12 aux. members 020 8862 2160
Teams of Our Lady Leo Hopley
Margaret Hopley
Prayer groups for married couples 020 8998 9882


Tricia Makin 020 8862 2160
Social Clubs:
Beavers Martin Elliott Weekly in term time
Saturday 9:30 -10:30am
To help young people of 6 & 7 be introduced to the principles & fun of scouting. 020 8997 5501
Book Circle Joy Devitt 020 8862 2160
Bookshop Concetta Vager 020 8862 2160
(Monday) Bridge Players John  and Olwen Chase 020 8862 2160
Brownies – 20th Ealing Pack Natalie Edwards Weekly in term time on Tues 6:00pm to 7:30pm at School Hall, St Gregory’s For Brownies (girls aged 7-10) to have fun, take part in indoor & outdoor activities that challenge them to do their best. Provide excitement, new interests & friends.
No of Active members: 24 Brownies, 2 young leaders, 4 Guiders
07971 464 572
Brownies – 23rd Ealing Pack Sarah Jane Powell Weekly in term time on Weds 6.00-7.30pm in parish Hall For Brownies (girls aged 7-10) to have fun, take part in indoor & outdoor activities that challenge them to do their best. Provide excitement, new interests & friends. 020 8862 2160
Coffee Shop Lisa Benning 020 8862 2160
Covenant and Planned Giving Geraldine Nelson 020 8862 2121
Cubs Martina O’Brien Meet Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm Scout HQ in Montpelier park 020 8566 2393
Cubs – 1st Ealing North – St. Peter’s Cub Pack Jocelyn Doyle (Akela) Meet Thursdays 7:00-8:30pm Scout HQ in Montpelier park 020 8997 2237
Over 60s Social Club (Social afternoons for the over 60s) Philly Codrington Weekly in term time Tuesday at 1:00pm to 3.00pm in the Coffee Lounge To provide a sociable, welcoming atmosphere for our “guests”, who are senior citizens, at our weekly tea.
No of Active members approx 15:
020 8862 2160
Scouts (1st Ealing North) Dominic Figon 020 8998 1593
020 8862 2160
Toddlers Group (for all denominations) Twice weekly, Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:45 – 11:45am in term time in the parish hall To provide a safe play environment for parents/carers and children ranging from newborn to nursery & also to provide a social networking environment for new parents. 020 8862 2160
  020 8862 2160

For any errors or to update any details please contact the Parish Secretary (see link top left)

Updated 9th January 2020

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