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.

What’s On

There are lots of events taking place throughout the year in our parish, from special Masses, services and talks, to concerts, fundraising events and social occasions. You can find out what’s coming up on this page. Do come along!

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If you are part of a Parish Group and are running an event let the Communications Team know so they can include it here.

Aug 05

Ali & Lawrence’s BIG SING!

5th August 2024 to 9th August 2024
Undercroft OLOL


Join Alison and Lawrence for their BIG SING!  This is for young singers aged 7–18 years.  The course will be run by Alison Langer and Lawrence Thackeray, two professional opera singers and singing teachers who live in Harpenden and who also teach privately and at The Musicale.

Alison and Lawrence are both DBS checked and have safeguard training.

The cost of the course is £150 for the week.

August 5th–9th 11.00am to 2.00pm In the Undercroft

For more information please email and see the poster on the noticeboard.

Sep 05

Junior Choral Journey

5th September 2024 to 17th October 2024
Our Lady of Lourdes

After the success of the Summer Concert, we are running a short Choral Journey for 8 to 18-year-olds on a Thursday between 7-8pm in the church.

Starting on Thursday 5th September and then each Thursday, culminating with a performance on Thursday 17th October at 7pm.

Our choristers will form the core group and will be joined by anyone who would like to come and try something new.

It’s for school friends, neighbours, friends from tennis, rugby, football, ballet …. you get the idea!

Please spread the word on all those parent WhatsApp groups :0)

Completely free of charge for something that will be a complete joy!

Email for those interested:

Sep 21

Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham

21st September 2024


Come and celebrate the joyful feast of Our Lady of Walsingham on 21st September.

Holy Mass will be celebrated by His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols at the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham at 12 Noon.

Cost is £25.00 per person.
Departure 7.00am from Christ Church, Radlett and 7.30am from St Mary’s Church London Colney.

To book a place please contact Anna on 01923 635541 or email  There is a poster on the noticeboard in the Porch of the Church with more information.

Oct 12

Sing For…9 Concert

12th October 2024
Our Lady of Lourdes

Please join us for an informal concert on Saturday 12th October at 3pm in church.

Entrance is by donation of hygiene products, toiletries, clothing etc. which will then be given to NOAH & Keystage Housing.

Refreshments will be served after the concert and everyone is welcome.

Oct 12

DWG Quiz Night

12th October 2024
Lourdes Hall

Save the date for the very popular DWG QUIZ NIGHT which will be held on Saturday 12th October in Lourdes Hall.

Tickets will be available to be purchased in September.

Oct 17

Junior Choral Journey Concert

17th October 2024
Our Lady of Lourdes

Join us in church for an informal concert presented by our young people.  More details to follow!