Holy Cross Church and Ss Philip and James Church, Bedford Mass Times
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Diocesan Information

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COVID-19 Updates

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Upcoming Events

26 October 2021 7:30 pm

Laudato Si Bookclub

30 October 2021 4:30 pm

All Hallows Eve

Mass Times Holy Cross Church

Saturday Vigil 5:30pm

Sunday Mass 8:30am

Mass Times St Philip & James Church

Sunday Mass 10:15am



Mass will be live-streamed from Holy Cross Church whenever possible.  Unfortunately technology at Ss Philip & James Church currently does not have the capability for live-streaming.
Open stream

Welcome to Church

Always Glad to See You
Hospital Chaplaincy
Hospital Chaplaincy

Is there someone you know in hospital who would like a visit from the Catholic Chaplain?

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Saint Vincent de Paul
Saint Vincent de Paul

During these uncertain times, the SVP need your support to continue serving our community.

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Bedford Pastoral Area Council
Bedford Pastoral Area Council

We facilitate initiatives that help members of the Catholic community grow in their faith.

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You can give financially to Holy Cross Church and St Philip & St James Church in many different ways…..

On Sundays

Regular Giving

A one off donation

Virgin money giving

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Our Parish Priest


Fr Wayne Coughlin

We welcomed Fr Wayne Coughlin as the Parish Priest of Holy Cross Church and Saints Philip & James Church in September 2017.  Fr Wayne is also the Director of Missio for the Diocese of Northampton.




    We are committed to safeguarding children, young people, victims of domestic abuse and vulnerable adults. Details of our safeguarding policy can be found here.