Parish News & Events
20-08-2017 : St John Bosco Summer Camp 2017 ::: It is an opportunity for children to have an exciting, activity-packed camping holiday in the Essex countryside setting...   |   16-07-2017 : SVP info ::: Meet your Saint Vincent De Paul members - Meet your St Vincent de Paul Society members of the Catholic Parish at St Stephen's and St Nicholas...   |   04-06-2017 : Pilgrimage to Lourdes, 29th May to 2nd June 2017 - FULL SPIRITUAL PROGRAMME ::: The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes by air with Westcliff Parish is on the way ... book sooner to guarantee your place!   |  

Our Parish Mission


"We are a vibrant, welcoming and multicultural Catholic Community seeking to serve God through our service to each other and all those with whom we interact."

Parish Priest: Reverend Sean Connolly

St. Stephen's Parish Church

We are at the heart of the community


Stability
(determined by the number of years someone has lived in the parish)
  • Since birth 62%
  • Under 10 years 19%
  • Under 5 years 13%
  • New arrivals 6%
Newham, Greater London Borough

Our Parish School
We are the best Primary School in Newham for the second time running.
"We celebrate God's love for everyone. We enjoy learning and growing together, in our caring and welcoming family."

Jesus said, "let the children come to me"

You can visit our online presence here

St. Winefride's School

Our over 60 Population


Only 9% of our congregation are 65 plus...

A faith neutral gathering for the over 60's is held once a month in our Parish. If you are over 60; wants a chat over a cuppa with your contemporaries, you are welcome.

The Elderly

We are building a stronger community


We team up with other communities; faith groups, schools, organisations and charities to harness peoples POWER. This enables us TOGETHER to fight for a better society.

Telco
The Parish Pastoral Council has a new Secretary

Susan Greaves has received a unanimous nomination to become the new Parish Pastoral Council Secretary following the resignation of Lesley Thomas. Susan has been an active parishioner for more than a decade. Apart, Susan is also a member of the St vincent de Paul - St Stephen's Conference; she is a Catechist; has represented St Stephen's at Telco level as a Delegate.

We wish Susan well in her important new role in our parish  
PPC Secretary
The Diocesan Centenary - The Diocese of Brentwood is 100 years old in 2017

EVENTS 
Sat. 29th April: Centenary Choir Celebration @ St Anthony, Forest Gate - 5.30 pm

Wednes. 7,14,21,and 28. June 28th: Centenary Lectures in Brentwood Cathedral Parish Hall - 7.30 pm 

Help her celebrate this important milestone. 
Brentwood diocesan logo
Diocesan Centenary Pilgrimage to Walsingham

Thank you to everyone who has booked to join us on 22nd July 2017 for the centrepiece of the Diocesan celebrations.
REMEMBER, THERE WILL NOT BE MASS ON THAT SATURDAY IN THE DIOCESE OF BRENTWOOD.
If you have reserved a seat and have yet to pay, you must do so now or your seat will be allocated elsewhere.

Thank you for coming to Walsingham with  your parish 
Diocesan Centenary Pilgrimage to Walsingham
Reverend Sean Connolly's Silver Jubilee

The Parish is cordially invited to attend a Mass of Thanksgiving on the occasion of  Fr. Sean Connolly's Silver Jubilee of Ordination to the Sacred Priesthood at St Stephen's Catholic Church.

DATE: Friday 9th June 2017 @ 7 pm

Followed by a reception in St Winefride's Primary School Hall

Fr. Sean Connolly's silver Jubilee
Publications
Parish Calendar
St John Bosco Summer Camp 2017 ::: Organiser: SVP
Start: May 21 2017
End: August 20 2017



 
SVP info ::: Meet your Saint Vincent De Paul members - Organiser: SVP - St. Stephen's Conference
Start: May 21 2017
End: July 16 2017



 
Pilgrimage to Lourdes, 29th May to 2nd June 2017 - FULL SPIRITUAL PROGRAMME ::: Organiser: Westcliff Parish
Start: May 14 2017
End: June 04 2017



 
St John Bosco Summer Camp 2017 :::
St John Bosco Summer Camp 2017 :::
It is an opportunity for children to have an exciting, activity-packed camping holiday in the Essex countryside setting...... more details >>
SVP info ::: Meet your Saint Vincent De Paul members -
SVP info ::: Meet your Saint Vincent De Paul members -
Meet your St Vincent de Paul Society members of the Catholic Parish at St Stephen's and St Nicholas...... more details >>
Pilgrimage to Lourdes, 29th May to 2nd June 2017 - FULL SPIRITUAL PROGRAMME :::
Pilgrimage to Lourdes, 29th May to 2nd June 2017 - FULL SPIRITUAL PROGRAMME :::
The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes by air with Westcliff Parish is on the way ... book sooner to guarantee your place!... more details >>
Useful Links
New AdventNEWS.VAThe Contextual Theology CentreEWTN OnlineSt. Paul Centre For Biblical TheologyCatholic Herald Online