Welcome to St Aidan's. If you have found this website we would like to greet you in the words of Jesus when after his resurrection he said, “Peace be with you” (John 2:19).
St Aidan’s parish covers most of Coulsdon and is in the Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark. We have a primary school which serves the families of our parish as well as the families of St Mary’s, Old Coulsdon.
We hope you find that this website gives you some information about our Catholic community and its activities as well as inviting you to visit and make yourself known. When Jesus first met two people who were later to become disciples he responded to their enquiry as to where he lived by saying, “Come and see” (John 1:39). He could have just given them the address of his house or drawn a map but instead he gave them an invitation which was the beginning of friendship between them.
The purpose of this website is not just to impart useful information but more importantly to invite you to “come and see”.
The annual week of prayer for Christian unity begins on Friday 18 January and ends on Friday 25 January, the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul. Daily prayer services (about half an hour) in the Coulsdon churches are as follows: Friday 18 January: St John’s Church, Old Coulsdon, 12...
The bishops of England and Wales invite us to make Sunday 20 January a day of prayer for peace and to reflect on the theme Pope Francis has chosen for the annual World Day of Peace with the challenging title: “Good politics serves peace”. The Gospel for this Sunday gives...
Friday 15 February: 2017 Confirmation Reunion 7:30–10:00pm. The youth of the parish are an essential component in growing the youth ministry in St Aidan’s. This meeting is a social for the Confirmation class of 2017 and the opportunity for them to be part of growing the ministry going forward.
Saturday 9 February: Youth Ministry training day – everyone welcome. Youth ministry is the number one priority identified by the Pastoral Development Group. This training day is for all parishioners and the youth of the parish, so we can develop an action plan for this important part of parish life.