Welcome to the Hemel Hempstead Catholic community. We are a community of four parishes: The Church of the Resurrection, St Mary & St Joseph, Our Lady Queen of All Creation and St Mark's.

Memorial Mass in Hemel for Fr Frank

There will be a Memorial Mass for Father Frank Thompson at St Mary and St Joseph (Boxmoor) on Monday 5 March at 7.30 pm. Everybody is very welcome to attend, to commemorate Fr Frank’s life, work and his numerous contributions to our community over many years.

Going into Hospital?

If you, or somebody you care for, is in hospital, please contact the Hospital Chaplain. You can find contact details, and more information about the Hospital Chaplaincy team, by clicking here . Please note, these details have been updated for 2018 and replace any previous versions.

Father Derek on YouTube

Anybody who has been wondering what Fr Derek has been up to since he left us last summer, may be interested in one of his recent homilies, which is now on YouTube. To view, click here.

Fr Frank Thompson RIP

Many in our community will have been sad to learn of the recent death of Fr Frank. You may be interested to read this obituary, which appears on the Mill Hill Missionaries’ website.

Looking for a place for prayer and reflection?

The churches of Our Lady Queen of All Creation and St Mary and St Joseph are both open on most days, between 8.00 am and 4.00 pm.  You are most welcome to spend time there, in quiet prayer and reflection.