St Mary Mother of God Church

213 Hornchurch Road, Hornchurch, Essex RM12 4TF
Tel: 01708 447761

Parish Priest: Father Mark Reilly

Assistant Priest: Father Jerold Savio

Safeguarding Representative: Donna Coy
Parish Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9am-3pm.


How to get involved in our Parish:


Children’s Liturgy: Sundays in term time for children in years 1, 2 & 3 at the 9.30am mass.

Confession: Saturdays 10.30-11.15am & 5.30-6pm in the church.

Pass it on!: First Saturday of every month in the Parish Hall 2-4pm.

Parent & toddler group: Tuesdays during term time in the parish hall 2 – 3pm FREE.

Children’s choir: During 9.30am mass – meet in the choir loft. All children welcome.

Adult choir: Please come and join us during 11.30am mass. All welcome.

Foodbank: Donation box is located in the porch of the church. All donations go to Rainham foodbank.

Church cleaning: Every Friday morning at 9.45am during term time. Helpers needed.





The Parish of St Mary Mother of God Church was founded in 1931 by Canon Jules Van Meenen and has long been a thriving community with a large primary school and an active programme of worship, faith development and many more community activities.

St Mary’s is a lively parish, with a healthy balance of older and younger parishioners, and a full programme of liturgies, faith development courses and community events. We have very strong links with St Mary’s Catholic Primary School.



‘I want everyone: clergy, religious and lay people to help me implement the Vision’


The Pastoral letter of 7th of January 2024 from Bishop Allan Williams


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