St Philip the Apostle Sydenham SE26
St Philip the Apostle Sydenham SE26

Baptisms, Banns, Weddings and Funerals



If you want to arrange for a child or children to be baptised (sometimes known at ‘Christening’) at St Philips, please contact the Vicar – Father Paul Tiernan at:-


Baptisms at St Philips take place during the main Sunday Eucharist that starts at 10.00 am.


Banns of Marriage


If you plan to get married in a Church that is not the local Parish Church where you actually live, you will need to have your Banns read in your local Parish Church. Banns are read at St Philips at the end of the main Sunday Eucharist on 3 consecutive Sundays. To make the arrangements please contact the Vicar – Father Paul Tiernan at:-   Please note that there is a fee payable at the time you arrange to have your Banns read.


Please ensure there is a minimum of 5 Sundays between arranging to have your Banns read and the date of your Wedding.


Weddings and Funerals


To arrange for a Wedding or Funeral - contact the Vicar – Father Paul Tiernan at:-


Thursday 30 June at 20.00 - Ascension Day - Joint service at St Bartholomews, Westward Hill. Celebrant Bishop Christopher. 


Next mass and social


Friday 31 May at 11.00 (NOTE ALTERATION).


Wednesday 19 June at 14.00.



Wednesday 05 June the church will be open between 13.30 and 14.30 to prayer and adoration.


Next Bible Study -Thursday  06 June at 19.30 at the Vicarage.  In preparation please read Galatians 



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