St Bede's R C Church

Church in Clapham Park

St Bede's R C Church

Main Meetings:

Saturday: 6.00 pm English, 7.30 pm Spanish
Sunday: 8.00 am, 9.30 am Family, 11 am Sung Latin (1962), 5.00 pm Seasonal evening service, 6.00 pm



Hymns & songs:

Hymns Old & New, Liber Usualis

Under 18s:

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts
Youth Club
Altar servers


Attend Faith Summer Session

Local outreach & community activities:

Social Club

Other activities & ministries:

Mums & Toddlers, Union of Catholic Mothers faith discussion group


Fr C Basden, Parist Priest; Fr Lukasz Haduch and Fr Pawel Sobol

Affiliations & links:

Roman Catholic Diocese of Southwark, Latin Mass Society

Main Bible:

New Jerusalem Bible

Average Congregation:

500 adults
200 under 18s

Special needs:

Church & one club entrance on the flat, Loop hearing


English, Spanish & Latin

Office Contact:

C Basden

Office Address:

58 Thornton Road
Clapham Park
SW12 0LF

Office Telephone:

020 8674 3704

Tel: 020 8674 3704

Email: Click to email


Meeting Venue

St Bede's R C Church
58 Thornton Road
SW12 0LF

Travel and Parking Info:

Street parking - free on Sundays, Streatham Hill & Balham rail stations, Clapham South tube station


About Us:

St Bede's Church is in its centenary year having been completed in April 1907. The church was financed by Frances Ellis who also donated her former home, Hyde House, which became the white presbytery next door. Last year we were able to renew and rewire the whole physical plant and celebrated our 100th anniversary in a happy ceremony presided over by our Archbishop Kevin McDonald. Today we are a multiethnic community of more that 30 national origins. We often say that we come from every continent of the world except Antarctica! Our patron, St Bede the Venerable, is the only English doctor of the church. We welcome you most heartily to come and experience our worship and fraternity.