Fr john writes
Traditionally November is the month we pray for those who have died. In this season of Remembrance, prayer and reflection we invite you to remember to pray for all your family and friends who have died. The belief that our prayers can be of assistance to our deceased...read more
"This is our chance to support missionaries and our Church in proclaiming the Gospel of hope to those who suffer around the world, to a new & developing Church. Today our prayers and donations will help to build a future of hope in Ethiopia & around the...read more
On Wed 24th October at 10.30am—11.45am led by Philip Nvue & Helen Roberton. A great welcome is assured. For those seeking a safe place to share faith. A chance to raise issues, questions, learn how to pray and to receive support from others on the journey...read more
St James Catholic church
St James Church is built within the ruins of the great Benedictine Abbey. Today we continue the practice of the monks to celebrate the Sacred Liturgy in Word and Sacrament. The church was built between 1837 and 1840, the architect was A W Pugin. On 14th December 2012 the community celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving on the 175th Anniversary of the Laying of the Foundation Stone and completion of the recent restoration work in the church.
This Sunday 18 November –
St william of york catholic church
Welcome to St. William of York Church, Reading. We hope you feel as blessed in your visit to our place of worship as we are to have you come to see us. Acquaint yourself with our Church and all that makes it our place of worship and reflection.
The church was built in 1906 by Father William le Grave, a retired Army chaplain who had volunteered to do missionary work.
This Sunday 18th November –
CONFIRMATION & FIRST HOLY COMMUNION HELPERS: Confirmation sessions on Sundays 12.30-2pm. First Holy Communion sessions on Sundays at 3-4.15pm. We desperately need more adult helpers. If you can help please speak to Fr John, email or phone the parish...read more
HENRY II NEW PLAY by ‘Reading Between the Lines'. At Reading Minster, 8th — 27 Oct. Fr John recommends that you see this play about the opening of Reading Abbey. To book please go to...read more
Communicare - a Christian charity offering free and confidential information, advice and support for people in Reading, irrespective of their religious beliefs - is recruiting for a paid 24 hours-per-week Administrator to ensure the smooth running of its busy and...read more
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St James Reading Church
Reading, RG1 3HW,
Tel: (44) 01189 574171
St William of York Church
46 Upper Redlands Road,
Reading, RG1 5JP,
Tel: (44) 01189 574171
St James and St William of York, Reading Parish is part of the Diocese of Portsmouth.
Portsmouth Roman Catholic Diocesan Trust Registered charity 246871