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

Support our Parish

There are various ways to contribute to the parish.

One-off or Regular Payment from your Bank Account

If you do online banking, the quickest and most direct way to donate is with a bank transfer. You can make a one-off payment or set up a regularly donation using the online donation form here.

Credit or Debit Card

You will find a credit/debit card donation point located in the church porch for one-off donations.

Gift Aid

If you are a taxpayer, please Gift Aid your donation. The government will top up your gift by 25 percent, meaning a £20 offering becomes £25, at no cost to you.

If you make or setup a donation using the online form you will be able to indicate on the form that you wish to Gift Aid your donation.

If you are already making contributions and would like to add Gift Aid send an email to with the following information:

  • Your parish name
  • Your title, first name and surname
  • Your address and postcode
  • The date of your gift, or start date of Standing Order
  • The amount
  • Please add the line: ‘Please Gift Aid my donations’

The Diocese Gift Aid office will add your declaration immediately, on behalf of your parish, and email you a confirmation.

Thank you very much for your donation. Everything that happens in our parish is only possible with your support.