Sacred Heart Catholic Church     Mayfield Lane  
History & architecture

Parish Priest 

Rev Kevin Gaskin
The Priest's Cottage, Mayfield Lane Wadhurst TN5 6DQ

782 470
Mob: 0585 943 779

Chairman, Parish Council  Mrs Grainne Cotter, 01892 783114

Extraordinary Eucharistic Ministers
Noel Kent01580 200450Richard O’Farrell 01892 784734
Timothy Burnham01580 201367Mrs Colleen O’Farrell01892784734
Mrs Hilary Burnham01580 201367Mrs Rosie Hockey 01892 785464
Stephen Allenson01580 819620Tim Hunter 01892 782012
Mrs Toni Buckley01580 201057Mrs Daphne Bagshawe01892853034
Stephen Cameron01580 201132Mrs Maureen Burnett 01892 750317
Bob Whittington01892 750002Mrs Maureen Hughes 01892 783814

The Sacred Heart School

Headmistress Mrs Hilary Blake    01892 783414

HOLY MASS

Wadhurst: Sunday: 08:00 and 10:30
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday: 09:30
Tuesday: 09:30
Thursday: 10:00
Friday: 11:00 [see noticeboard]
Saturday:    18:00 First Mass for Sunday
Rotherfield: Sunday: 09:00

CONFESSIONS  Wadhurst: Saturday: after morning Mass, 17.30 - 17:50 or on request

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: Exposition of the Blessed
Sacrament at the Sacred Heart Church, Wadhurst, takes place for an hour before Mass on the First Friday of each month

FEASTS:
24 Sunday – Solemnity: THE BIRTH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST 
29 Friday – Solemnity:  ST PETER & ST PAUL, Apostles and Martyrs.  Holy Day of Obligation
July 1 Sunday – Feast: THE DEDICATION OF ARUNDEL CATHEDRAL
2 Monday – Mem:  St Oliver Plunket, Bishop and Martyr
3 Tuesday – Feast: St Thomas the Apostle
6 Friday – Mem: St Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr
8 Sunday – SEA SUNDAY   There will be a collection for the APOSTLESHIP of the SEA
9 Monday – Mem: St Augustine Zhao Rong, Priest and companions, Martyrs
11Wednesday – Feast: St Benedict, Abbot, Patron of Europe
23 Monday – Feast:  St Bridget of Sweden, Religious, a Patron of Europe
24 Tuesday – Mem: St Sharbel Makhluf, Lebanese monk of the Maronite order
25 Wednesday –Feast: St James, the Apostle
26 Thursday – Mem: St Joachim and St Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary
29 Sunday – A Day for a Life
31 Tuesday – Mem: St Ignatius of Loyola, Priest and founder of the Order of Jesus (Jesuists)
On ‘Day for Life’ Sunday there will be a collection for associated charities.  Gift Aid is applicable if using envelopes supplied by the selected organisation.

Cycle of Prayer – Ordinary Time (Summer)
During Ordinary Time, i.e. up to September, we are asked to pray for these intentions:
For deeper understanding between  Christians and Jews.  For Europe.
For those who suffer Persecution, Oppression and Denial of Human Rights.