Welcome to the parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary

The Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary is a thriving parish community in Charlton Kings, Cheltenham. Whether you are new or well settled in this part of the Diocese, we look forward to meeting and celebrating the word of the Lord with you at Mass or at one of our many parish events.
Here at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, Charlton Kings we strive to be a family-friendly community, where sincere affection, patience, tolerance and mutual respect be freely given to all

Parish Office

The parish office is usually open from Monday to Friday, between 9am and 1pm and is located at the front of the presbytery.

PLEASE NOTE: The parish office will be closed after 18th December until Monday 30th December 


Sacred Hearts parish is always welcoming new people and encouraging them to get involved in one of the many ministries within the parish – as a community we are called to accept the invitation to come to faith in Jesus, to love and serve one another

Please download the parish census form, complete it and return it to the parish office.

New to the parish (Form)

Information provided on this form, together with all other personal data held by the Parish and the Clifton Diocese, is processed in accordance with the Diocese’s Privacy Notice; which is available at https://cliftondiocese.com/privacy-notice

or from the Parish Office.

Maintaining things as they are does not transform and change people’s lives – getting involved in parish life will help to do that!


If you are Catholic and have been admitted to Cheltenham or Gloucester hospital, and require a chaplain please ask the nursing staff to contact the CHAPLAINCY OFFICE at the hospital

(or ring 03004 222 222 and ask for the on-call Catholic Chaplain).

ANY and ALL requests for visits within the hospital must go through the Chaplaincy office at the hospital 
(and not directly to your parish priest)


If you need a priest, other than for the hospital, and you can’t contact the parish priest at Sacred Hearts please contact the Cheltenham Dean at St Gregory the Great, 10 St James Square, Cheltenham, GL50 3PR, on 01242 523737

Parish life

Parish Hall

A large hall with a stage, lounge/bar, committee room and kitchen

Clifton Youth Ministry

Opportunities to further Your involvement in the Catholic Church

Our Film Society

Charlton Kings Film Society is delighted to introduce its 4th season.

Readings for Today

Find out all our Mass times and read our latest Newsletter

Squash and Racket Ball Club

the valuable benefits of membership, which is open to the public.


Being loved and being kept safe go to the very core of the Church’s Ministry 

Mass Times

Sunday 15th December – Third Sunday of Advent
5.30 pm (Sat.)
8.15 am
10.30 am
4.15 pm
Raymond & Antonia Price (60th Wedding Anniversary)
People of the Parish
Tony Meredith, RIP
Mass in Polish
Monday 16th December – Weekday of Advent
Tuesday 17th December – Weekday of Advent
9.15 am Private Intention
Wednesday 18th December – Weekday of Advent II (O Sapientia)
11.30 am Requiem Mass for Clotilde Meigh,RIP
Thursday 19th December – Weekday of Advent II (O Radix)
9.15 am Intentions of Mary Mason, RIP
Friday 20th December – Weekday of Advent II (O Clavis David)   
9.15 am Intentions of Edward
Saturday 21st December – Weekday of Advent (O Oriens)     
10.00 am
5.30 pm (Vigil)
Anthony Cava, RIP
Nan Mackey RIP and Katherine O’Regan RIP
Sunday 22nd December  – Fourth Sunday of Advent 
8.15 am
10.30 am
4.15 pm
Ann Hookey, RIP
People of the Parish
Mass in Polish

Nazareth House usually has daily Mass at 10.00 am

(Please check with reception for any changes:  01242 393867)


Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary


21st / 22nd December Fourth Sunday of Advent

5.30pm (Saturday) Vigil mass of Sunday

Monday 23rd December


Tuesday 24th December – Christmas Eve

Masses for Christmas
5.30pm Vigil Mass of Christmas with Crib Service
(particularly suitable for children)
11.30pm Carol Service followed by Midnight Mass
(Mass during the night)

Wednesday 25th December – Christmas Day

8.15am Dawn mass of Christmas
10.30am Nativity of the Lord (Mass during the day)

Thursday 26th December – Feast of St Stephen (Boxing Day)

10 am Mass

Friday 27th December – Feast of St John

10 am Mass

 Saturday 28th December – Feast of the Holy Innocents

5.30pm (Saturday) Vigil mass of Sunday

Sunday 29th December – Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph  



Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, 
Moorend Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL53 9AU

Nazareth House
London Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham GL52 6YJ

(10am DAILY mass at Nazareth House)

St Gregory the Great, 
10 St James Square, Cheltenham, GL50 3PR

St Thomas More,
Princess Elizabeth Way, Cheltenham, GL51 7RA

For mass times at the other churches in Cheltenham please visit their website: St Gregory the Great or St Thomas More