Parish Groups

55+ Club

A friendly social club, meeting alternate Thursdays from 10-11.30 am in the Old Priory.
Come for a coffee, speaker and chat.  New members and visitors always welcome.
Contact: Stella Kinmond Tel: 01242 511371

Events 2024
11th April – Snowshill Manor
25th April – Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
9th May – Recital & Anecdotes
23th May – Eyes Front & Take Note!
6th June – The Cotwold Listener
2oth June – A Picture of You!

Stitch and Pray

Meet about once a month to Stitch and Pray, in the Old Priory on Saturday Afternoons. An informal friendly creative group who have produced a number of projects, some of which are sold to raise funds for Parish Projects. Please contact Sue Holbrook on  01242 577029 for more information. All ages and abilities are welcome – advice and guidance given.

Childrens Liturgy Group – Rasti Mego

    A liturgy suitable for younger children usually takes place during the 9.30am Sunday Mass.

    Link to Kid’s Bulletin:


    Newman Association – S Jamison 01242 539810.

    The Newman Association is a national organisation whose members meet regularly in local “circles” to discuss and develop their understanding of the Christian faith. The Association takes its name from Cardinal St. John Henry Newman, who “wanted an intelligent, well-instructed laity…”. Talks from visiting speakers are held at Sacred Hearts Church, Charlton Kings.

    Society of St. Vincent De Paul - Tel: 01242 523737

    A charity founded in the last century to help the poor, the sick and needy. Members undertake hospital & home visits to those in need, help, guidance, physical and financial assistance. Contact the Presbytery for information.

    The Parish And The Sacraments - Tel: 01242 523737

    The Parish prepares candidates for Reception into the Church, Baptism, Reconciliation, Holy Communion, Confirmation and Marriage. For more information contact the Parish Office on the above number.

    Church Flowers - Tel: 01242 523737

    A Team regularly meet to decorate our beautiful church with flowers and foliage. Please contact the Parish Office if you would like to help.

    Youth Junior Group - email

    We are aiming to explore good citizenship in a Christian context through Art, Craft and Music. Sessions take place twice a month in the OP; we start straight after the 9:30 Sunday Mass and finish a 11:30. We are a lovely, lively group and enjoy meeting new people. Check our newsletter for dates, and just come along on the day!

    Teams of Our Lady - 01452 713330

    Teams of our Lady is a movement that supports married (and widowed) couples in their vocation. A Team would consist of 3 to 5 couples and their families. The couples will meet once a month for a simple shared meal, with prayer time and with the help of a chaplain find this to be a great support through all the ups and downs of married life int he modern church. In Cheltenham there are three teams, and room for more - if this interests you please contact John or Jane Andrews in the first instance.

    Choir – Tel: 07827 915575

    A choir provides music from the classical and renaissance repertoire for the 11:15 Mass on Sundays. Please contact David McConkey, Parish Organist, if you are interested in singing with the choir.

    Music Group - Tel: 07403 697251

    A group of musicians/singers provides music from a contemporary repertoire for the 09.30 Sunday Family Mass and with the choir, for the main feasts of the liturgical year. Musicians and singers of all ages are always welcome to join - please contact John for details.

    The Catenians

    We are an association of Catholic laymen who are committed to their Faith, their families, to those in need and to each other. Our primary purpose is to establish a network of friends, which enhances their family life, strengthens their Faith, and sustains them in difficult times. We support each other, the Catholic Church, young people, and those in need.

    Find us at:

    The Catenian Association, 2nd Floor, 1 Park House, Station Square, Coventry, CV1 2FL
    Telephone: 02476 224533

    For details of our varied local County of Gloucester programme of events please contact: –
    Graham Wheeler (Membership Officer)
    Tel: 01242 269082


    The Catholic School of St Gregory the Great
    St James Square, Cheltenham, GL50 3QG
    Telephone: (01242) 513659
    Fax: (01242) 237870
    Headteacher: Mrs Charlotte Blanch

    St Thomas More Catholic Primary School
    Lewis Road, Hesters Way, Cheltenham, GL51 0HZ
    Telephone: (01242) 513339
    Headteacher: Mrs Nicola Tippin

    All Saints’ Academy
    Blaisdon Way, Cheltenham, GL51 0WH
    Telephone: (01242) 702220
    Principal: Mr Dermot McNiffe

    St Edward’s School
    Cirencester Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL53 8EY
    Telephone: (01242) 538600
    Fax: (01242) 538610
    Headteacher: Mrs Patricia Clayfield

    St Edward’s Preparatory School
    London Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL52 6NR
    Telephone: (01242) 538900
    Headteacher: Mr Stephen J McKernan