Canon Anthony Dwyer
Our Lady of Lourdes
1 Kirkwick Avenue
01582 712245

Church Address:
Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church
Rothamsted Avenue

Office Administrator: Mrs Melanie Armitage
Office hours: 9.30am - 12.30pm, Mon to Thu
Safeguarding Representative: Mrs Brigid Brennan

Our Lady of Lourdes is a Fairtrade Parish and a LiveSimply Parish.

“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to the whole creation.”
Mark 16:15

News & Contacts

Contact us

Click here for ways to contact the Parish Office.

Stay up-to-Date

There are lots of ways you can stay informed about the latest news from the parish and beyond.


Here on the website we have our News page and What’s On page where you can find latest news and details of forthcoming events.


If you haven’t already, you can sign up to receive the weekly newsletter to your email inbox by contacting the Parish Office. You can find previous issues in our Parish Newsletters page.

Social Media

Our Communications Team are very active keeping everyone informed with news and latest information on social media.  You can follow Our Lady of Lourdes on:

Facebook: OLoLHarpenden
Instragram: @ololharpenden
Twitter: @RC_OLOL

We also have a parish YouTube channel where Masses and other services are live-streamed.

Help us stay up-to-date

If you are new to the parish do let us know that you have joined us by completing our New Parishioner form.

If your contact information has changed please us know by completing our Database Update form and sending it to the Parish Office.

The Communications Team

Our Communications Team were formed in 2021 to help manage the communication of important information, events, and announcements to the parish and wider community, supporting the parish mission.

They look after social media and the website, so if you are part of a parish group and would like to have an announcement posted on social media, or need something updated on the website you can get in touch with the team at

The team is keen to expand and would like to hear from anyone with time and enthusiasm to help grow the team and assist in this important task. Please contact them at the email address above if you are interested in getting involved.