Contact: Deacon Kevin, 01245 460783

First Holy Communion & First Reconciliation:

Contact: Cath Lyons, 01245 460783

The children meet monthly on Saturday mornings from 10.00 to 11.15 am. The Christine Brussleman course is used. The themes that they follow are Belonging, Celebrating, Listening, Caring, Making Peace, Giving Thanks, Sharing a Meal and Let's Go Forth. Once a month this is reflected in the Sunday liturgy at the 9.00 am mass.

The parents meet monthly to discuss the theme their children are preparing. Please see either Deacon Kevin or Cath Lyons for application forms for entry to the programme. Children must be entering Year 3 in September when the course begins.


This is available on Saturday Mornings at St Augustine's from 10.00 to 10.45 am and at the Church of Our Lady Immaculate, London Road, Chelmsford from 11.00 am to 12.00 noon.


Contact: Christine Webb, 01245 603156

Confirmation Courses are held every three years for young people between 14 and 18 years of age. The course consists of Saturday morning sessions and an over-night retreat. There will be a course of preparation beginning in January 2018 in preparation for Bishop Alan's visitation taking place on 25th April 2018.


Contact: Deacon Kevin, 01245 460783

Couples are requested to contact Deacon Kevin to complete the necessary forms and for sacramental preparation. It will also be necessary to attend a Marriage Preparation Course.

Sacrament of the Sick

Contact: Deacon Kevin, 01245 460783

This sacrament is available to anyone who is sick. Deacon Kevin will arrange a priest for the anointing.
Please let Deacon Kevin know if you are going into a hospital or a home.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Contact: Deacon Kevin, 01245 460783

We run programmes for anyone who may be interested in learning more about the Catholic faith and possibly with the view to becoming a Catholic.