Parish Organisations


Parish Office

The Parish Office, which is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm will be happy to supply further details about any of the ministries and activities listed on this website.

The telephone number is: 01277 265235

Contact the Parish Office


Youth Club

The St Helen’s Youth Club meets on Friday evenings from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm in the Parish Hall. The club is devoted on alternate weeks to Years 6-7 and Years 8-9. If you would like to join the Youth Club, membership forms can be obtained from our two parishes in June.


Beavers and Cubs

In the Scout Hut behind the Parish Hall, our Beavers meet on Monday evenings from 5:15 pm to 6:30 pm, and our Cubs meet on Wednesday evenings from 6pm to 7:30 pm



Our Scout Group meets on Thursday evenings from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm in the Scout Hut.


Brownies and Rainbows

Our Brownie group meets on Thursday evenings and our Rainbows meet on Wednesday evenings, both in the Parish Hall from 5 pm to 6 pm


Toddlers and Parents Group

This Group meets every Friday afternoon from 1:15 pm to 2:30 pm in the Cathedral Parish Hall.


Catenian Association

The Catenians are an international brotherhood of Catholic men drawn from business and the professions. They meet socially once a month, reflecting the mutual support, and sharing the common values found within the Association.


Society of St Vincent de Paul

This group of volunteers visit the sick and disadvantaged, with a view to providing practical and spiritual support. They meet at The Grange both for prayer and to identify candidates in need of help and assistance


Knights of St Columba

This group is an order of Catholic laymen dedicated to supporting the mission of the Church, while at the same time working for the spiritual and material good of its members and their families. Members of the Order strive to achieve these aims through the fundamental virtues of Charity, Unity and Fraternity.


Justice and Peace Group

This group campaigns for those in need both globally and locally. Its aim is to raise awareness of issues relating to justice and peace. The group organises petitions and  invites guest speakers; and it supports practical campaigns such as the selling of fairly traded products once a month after Mass.

Justice & Peace Webpage


Child Protection

All volunteers working with children and vulnerable adults in our parishes must have a Criminal Records Bureau check. If you need to fill in a CRB form, or if you have any concerns relating to child protection, please contact Sid Curtis who is our parish Child Protection Representative