Latest News

  • Current government regulations allow communal worship up to the safe capacity of the church. Masses in our two churches will therefore continue at our usual Mass times as indicated on our newsletter.
  • Please note that there is no "obligation" to attend Mass at this time either on Sundays or Holy Days. Please attend only if you feel it is safe for you and your family to do so.
  • Masses held at St Luke's church are live streamed on our Facebook page.
  • Funerals can be held at our churches, although the capacity is limited to the number that can safely attend while maintaining social distancing and other restrictions set in place. Your funeral director will help you plan the number that can attend in each of our churches.
  • For information about Baptisms please click here
  • Weddings can be held with a maximum of 30 guests present.
  • If your child is taking part in the sacramental programme (First Holy Communion and First Confession) you should have received a letter inviting you to register for one of our celebrations. If you have not, please contact the priests by email at For more information on the sacramental programme please click here and for videos to help with this year's programme, please click here.

Faith Formation

Information about Baptism, other Sacraments, RCIA and the ongoing faith journey of our parish

Hope In The Future

Hope in the Future is an invitation to every parish in the Diocese to recognise and develop their missionary identity and their call to evangelise.


We have many active groups in the Parish with interests and activities for all ages

Online Donations

Information on how to donate securely to Our Lady of Hope parish on-line

Mass Times & Services

Please refer to the latest newsletter (below) for Mass times this week.

Livestream Masses are viewed from our Facebook page

Children's Liturgy

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Newsletters & Downloads

Click here to see older newsletters

Can you help?

We need a couple of volunteers to help with the Newsletter (editing and in future times, printing at the church). We also need a volunteer to assist on simple website updates - training will be given (via Zoom)

If you are able to assist with either of these, please contact Paul Ashton:

Online Choir

Want to sing during lockdown? Join in with our online choir

Zoom Yoga for Helping Hands Fund

St Luke's yoga class now taking place over Zoom

Helping Hand Fund

In response to needs in our parish, school and wider community, we would like to create a "Helping Hand Fund". There are families in our community who struggle to ensure their children have adequate school uniform, the tools they need for study and good nutritious food to eat.

Fr John McKeown

Fr. John McKeown, who had been at Ss Peter & Paul 1969-1971, passed away peacefully during his sleep 2nd Sept. May he rest in peace.

Parish History

Tour St Luke's

You can take a tour of St Luke's from the comfort of your armchair with Google Streetview

Tour Ss Peter & Paul

Take a tour of Ss Peter & Paul's Church on-line. Using Google Streetview you can take a walk around the inside and then down to the grotto