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Please click on the image of St Stephen for details of forthcoming social events:



Garden Party 2019

Car Park and Drainage Work at St Stephen’s
The contractors have confirmed that they will start work onthe drainage and car park around the lawn at St Stephen’son Monday 22 July 2019 and the work will last up to four weeks.

There can be no pedestrian or car access for that period from Castle View Terrace.

Access to the Presbytery and the Easter Room will be up the main drive and from the path by the Church or occasionally through the Church. Many apologies for the inconvenience this will cause.



First Holy Communion 2019

Congratulations to our children who made their First Holy Communion at St Stephen's on Saturday 8 June 2019



St Stephen's School Mini-Vinnies 

The Mini-Vinnies are the junior section of the St Vincent de Paul Society. The St Stephen's School Mini-Vinnies, led by Hazel Hornsby, have been carrying out some essential tidying of the St Stephen's Graveyard and the garden. 

Well done and many thanks to them all.

Click on any photo to see the gallery.

Confirmation 2019

Congratulations to our young people who were confirmed on Saturday 2 February and Sunday 3 February 

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Canon Edward McSweeney

Parish Priest of St Stephen's 1988-2001

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Canon McSweeney on 10 April 2019 at the age of 92. The funeral will take place in Ireland on Saturday 13 April.

May he rest in peace.

Please see the diocesan obituary below for further details: 









Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the celebration of the 52nd World Day of Peace

1 January 2019

Good politics is at the service of peace