SUNDAY: 6pm (Sat evening) - Public Mass - St Teresa’s

       09.30am - Public Mass and live streamed - St Teresa’s

       10.30am - Public Mass -St Dunstan’s

MONDAY: 09.30am - Live Streamed

TUESDAY: 09.30am - Live Streamed 

WEDNESDAY: Public Mass and live streamed - St Teresa’s

THURSDAY: 09.30am - Live streamed

FRIDAY: 09.30am-Public Mass and live streamed- St Teresa’s

SATURDAY: 09.30am - Live streamed - St Teresa’s. 


Given the sharp rise in Corona virus infections, we have been asked to review all our procedures to ensure that we are complying fully with Diocesan and National guidelines.Given that we must remember some very simple instructions:

  • keep two metres distance between people at all times
  • stewards will be at the door to manage the flow of people in and out
  • you may be required to leave your name and contact details with stewards for test and trace
  • wearing face masks when visiting a church is mandatory
  • please use provided hand sanitisers as you enter and leave the church. The church will be ‘fogged’ between Masses

Ultimately, it is the celebrant of the Mass who must feel secure that all these instructions are being followed. If he is in any way dissatisfied, the celebration of the Mass will not be able to proceed.

Today is the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time.

It is also designated as the Sunday of the Word of God. This dedication is to remind us of the importance of the Word of God in our lives of faith and to always give God’s Work due respect and honour. To mark this Sunday, Bishop David  will be live streaming a Bible Service from the Cathedral at 3pm. All are welcome to join,

As Pope Francis reminds us….’Christ Jesus is knocking at our door in the words of sacred Scripture. If we hear his voice and open the doors of our minds and hearts, then he will enter our lives and remain ever with us.’

Sacramental Preparation….we are beginning to prepare for our sacramental programme for 2021. Preparation will be very different from previous years. If you have a child that should be making First Holy Communion this year, please complete an application form. You can download the form from the parish website or if you email    or a form can be sent to you. 

We will do a similar process for Confirmation candidates at the end of the month.

LUX.Valour weekend…. for 11-18 year olds will be taking place online 30th-31st January. It will be an exploration of what it means to be a young person of great bravery. How can we walk into the unknown of this New Year, confident that we are ‘not given a spirit of fear, but a spirit of power.’ 2Tim1/7. To book got to

Money matters,,, at St Teresa's last week’s collection came to £412.22 and St Dunstan’s £124.31 

Mongu..thanks to all those who have made donations over the last few weeks - it is hoped to be able to give some idea of how much has been raised by next weekend. It is still not too late to make a donation - just place your offering in an envelope and either put it in the collection basket or hand it in at the presbytery.

Children’s Liturgy…..Fr Seán has resumed these online! Cafod also has a useful reflection for children preparing for their next Family Fast Day - see the CAFOD website.

Vaccine roll out….if anyone is finding transport to the various venues where the vaccine is being given, parishioners are happy to help. Residents of the Wooburns, Flackwell Heath and Little Marlow requiring transport for vaccination or for testing, can contact Wye Valley Volunteers on 01628 521027 or email

London and Slough Runs/One can Trust - items can still be left in the porch of St Teresa's. 

Parish Council…… The Parish Council is meeting this Thursday. If you have any matters you would like to raise, please email the office as soon as possible.

Shoeboxes...many thanks to all who contributed the 38 superbly filled shoeboxes which were delivered to Romania, Moldova and Ukraine before Christmas. In total the organisation sent 20,768 boxes which was wonderful considering the circumstances! 

Let us Dream: The Path to a Better Future ...Austen Ivereigh who spoke in the parish almost two years ago is speaking on Pope Francis’ book on Saturday, 30th January

Best wishes,

Fr Seán, Fr Shyju, Deacon Brent and Sister Winifred.

Live Streamed Holy Masses

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun: 9:30 am 

Find Childrens' Creation Here.



Welcome to St Dunstan's Catholic Church, Bourne End

St. Dunstan's R.C. Church is located in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire bordering on the River Thames. St. Dunstan's Parish is clustered with St Teresa's in Beaconsfield (

On Sunday, 15th April 1956, the first Catholic Church in Bourne End - St Dunstan's - was blessed by Bishop Parker of Northampton. The simple wooden building was a result of eight months' work at weekends and evenings by an enthusiastic band of parishioners, with only one qualified bricklayer!

Prior to this, the Bourne End congregation attended Mass in the dance hall at the Red Lion Pub near the railway station. Mass at that time was celebrated by priests from Burnham, Father Noel Burditt and Father George McCann.

The 'new' Church was consecrated by Bishop Charles Grant and is of a modern design with a fan-shaped worshipping area, a presbytery, parish offices and a car park.

If you are planning to move to the area, you may be sure of a warm welcome. If you are looking for a Catholic primary school for your children, St Peter's Catholic Combined School in Marlow serves the Parish.

Bourne End has a good selection of shops, a library, a primary school, a secondary school and a railway station (Thames Trains).

Whether for a short visit or a long stay, we hope you will enjoy being part of our 'living community of faith'. Mgr Sean Healy is the Parish Priest for both St Dunstan's Parish and St Teresa's Parish in Beaconsfield.