Heritage Open Days 9th & 10th Sept

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We are open to all Saturday and Sunday 9th & 10th Sept 10:00 - 16:00. More details soon

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The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church is holding its Holy Week and Easter services at St Agatha's
this year. Reckoned by some to be the second oldest church in the world, they trace their foundation to the 4th century AD. The church was bursting att the seams for Palm Sunday (above)

 

 

St Agatha's Festival 2017 - a Joyful Occasion

'Hats off to Women' was the theme of the Bishop of Ebbsfleet's sermon (full text available here) at the 2017 Saint Agatha's Festival Day, as he described the courage and example of St Agatha and other virgin martyrs.

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The Bishop passes his mitre to a waiting vimper

We were fortunate indeed to have as principal celebrant and preacher, Jonathan Goodall - Bishop of Ebbsleet. His inspiring sermon will soon be available online on this site. Over 130 people including 10 priests, from Birmingham and the Black Country, joined St Agatha's people in celebrating Saint Agatha.

Read more: St Agatha's Festival 2017 - a Joyful Occasion

Bishop Jonathan to celebrate and preside at Festival Mass

You are warmly invited to join us for the mass to celebrate our patron, Saint Agatha, on Sat 4th February at 11:00am. We are fortunate indeed to be joined by our bishop , Jonathan +Ebbsfleet, who will preside and preach.

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Refreshments will belaid on in the usual St Agatha's style, after Mass.

Please download and print out this poster to display in your church or house. Bring your friends and family.