Lunch Club

Parishioners are invited to join together for a three-course lunch on the first Friday of each month for a donation of £5. We meet at 12:00 noon in the church hall and lunch lasts for approximately two hours. The emphasis is on providing a friendly welcome, and it presents the...

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Life Breakfasts

Proceeds raised from Life Breakfasts are a major part of the fundraising for the North and East Surrey Life group. The breakfasts raise over £1,000 a year, which is forwarded on to Life Charity headquarters to aid the national work of Life in protecting the rights of unborn children and...

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Laundry for the Church

The small altar linen used at every Mass is washed on a weekly basis. There is a rota of people who take it home on Sunday and return it to the sacristy the following week. More help is always appreciated. Contact Liz Moore (the sacristan) or the parish office (coulsdon@rcaos.org.uk).

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Justice and Peace Group

St Aidan’s Justice and Peace Group exists to support the whole parish to act justly, live simply and walk humbly with our God in practical ways such as: supporting Cafod e.g. by raising money, signing petitions and contacting MPs; supporting the Manna Centre for the homeless, with money, clothes and...

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HCPT (Lourdes Group)

HCPT is a registered charity offering pilgrimage holidays to Lourdes. There is a strong group of volunteers within the parish who travel annually in a group, looking after sick, disabled, disadvantaged and terminally ill children and adults, for a week’s pilgrimage holiday. We stay together at Hosanna House, (which is...

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St Aidan’s Church Hall Bookings

The church hall is a modern and spacious facility that is available for hire by parishioners. When booking the main hall, the smaller Marian Room and kitchen are additional options subject to their availability and terms and conditions of hire. Bookings are subject to a standard rate, a minimum of...

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Flower Group

Flowers are an important part of the way we celebrate the beauty of God’s creation and are used to enhance the special celebrations in the Church’s year. If you would like special floral arrangements to celebrate a wedding or anniversary this can be arranged, and would require at least four...

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Finance Committee

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark requires that all parishes have their own finance committee, separate from any parish council or other church group. The committee deals with all financial matters in accordance with agreed procedures and operating instructions. The members of the committee are: Marcella Touray – Chair Peter...

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Fete Committee

Each year, usually on a Sunday in early July, an enthusiastic group of parishioners organises a parish fete in the grounds of St Aidan’s Primary School. This is not only one of the social highlights of the year but is also one of the biggest contributors to parish funds. The...

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Special Ministers of Holy Communion

The parish has a team of Special Ministers of Holy Communion commissioned by the archdiocese to assist with the distribution of Communion on a rota basis. In addition many Special Ministers regularly take Communion to the sick and housebound in their own homes or care homes. Special Ministers meet annually...

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