Bedford Pastoral Area Council
Bedford Pastoral Area Council

Churches in the Catholic Diocese of Northampton are grouped into Pastoral Areas (previously known as Deaneries) Each area has a Pastoral Area Council made up of clergy, religious and lay representatives from each parish. The Bedford Pastoral Area Council meets regularly;

  • to support the mission of the Bishop and Parish Priests, consistent with diocesan planning,
  • to communicate, co-ordinate and strengthen relationships between parishes and schools,
  • to build the church in and beyond the area, through our mission of witness and service.

The Bedford Pastoral Area (Pastoral Area of St Joseph) includes:-

The Holy Child and St Joseph – Midland Road, Bedford

Our Lady of Ransom – 307 Bedford Road, Kempston MK42 8QB

Christ the King – Harrowden Road, Bedford MK42 0SP

Holy Cross – 355 Goldington Road, Bedford MK41 0DP

Ss Philip and James – 2 Severn Way, Brickhill, Bedford MK41 7BX

St Frances Cabrini (Italian Church) 10 Woburn Road, Bedford MK40 1EG

Sacred Heart of Jesus and St Cuthbert (Polish Church) Mill Street Bedford MK40 3EU

Safeguarding

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