The church of St Anselm’s is on West Hill, Dartford, with a car park. The church belongs to  the  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark, in communion with the see of Rome. Phone: 01322 220075. Email: dartford@rcaos.org.uk. Click here to locate us on a map. We look forward to seeing you. Opening times and Mass times are indicated below.

Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School:  King Edward Avenue, Dartford  Tel: 01322 222759. Headteacher: Miss Isabel Quinn M.A, PGCE. NPQH   Website: www.our-ladys.kent.sch.u

From January 4th 2021: Communal worship and life events – You can leave home to attend or visit a place of worship for communal worship, a funeral or event related to a death, a burial ground or a remembrance garden, or to attend a wedding ceremony. You should follow the guidance on the safe use of places of worship and must not mingle with anyone outside of your household or support bubble when attending a place of worship. Weddings, funerals and religious, belief-based or commemorative events linked to someone’s death are all subject to limits on the numbers that can attend, and weddings and civil ceremonies may only take place in exceptional circumstances.

24 hour Live streaming: www.churchservices.tv/dartford

Sunday Mass times:

Saturday 4.30pm, 6.00pm, Sunday 8.30am,10.30am,4.30pm,6.30pm

Many thanks to those who are making contributions to the parish


We commend clicking on this website as a way of contributing to the parish online

Offertory Donations: Limited weekly collections has made an impact on parish income. If you  wish to make a weekly donation to the church you can make an online donation – as a ‘one-off’ payment or to setup a standing order to make regular donations.  Our bank details are as follows;NatWest BankSort Code: 60 06 33    Account No: 16586727 Name:  RCAS Charity St Anselms 235468

Please use your name as a reference (gift aiders can add their envelope number). Thank you. Any donations you able to make will be greatly appreciated during this time.

Up to date newsletter

Mass times Saturday afternoon 16th January – 24th January:

Mass Times:  2nd week of ordinary time
Sat. 16thSecond4.30pm                Victor Viegas wellbeingMonica & Becky
 Sunday6.00pm                   Kathleen Wilson RIP                          Soshana & Chick
Sun 17thOf7.30am              Exposition, Rosary at 8.00am
 Ordinary8.30am                    People of the parish
 Time10.30am                    Jackie Prior RIP                                    Prior family
  4.30pmPete Coyne & Collette WalkerDachtler family
  6.30pm                    Denis & Mary ByrneDeal family
Mon 18thFeria9.30pmJude PimentaHelen Rees
  7.00pm                  Mrs Caroline Morley                                Frances Murphy
Tues 19thSaint Wulstan9.30amBeryl O’HaganAnn & Tony Cox
  7.00pmMatthew Holmes RIPTim Bowman
Wed 20thSaint Fabian9.30am               Mary & Mihalis Hasa
  7.00pm                                  Imelda Ryan’s Intentions       
Thurs21stSaint Agnes9.30pmAlfred Armistice NortonFoundation Mass
  7.00pmAgnes Fernandes Intention              Cliff & Astrid
Fri22ndSaint Vincent10.00amFelipe Chiyuto Jr. RIPMarigold Chiyuto – Fernandez
   Confessions 10.30am  – 10.45am
   Confessions 6.15pm – 6.30pm
  7.00pmSwavek Pogorzelski  RIPTim Bowman
8.00pm – 9.10pm  Stations of the  Crossfor the Holy Souls,Seven Sorrows, Rosary,
Night Prayer
Sat 23rdThe Blessed Virgin Mary10.00amVincent Jeyeseelan RIPMarcus Vaz
   Confessions: 10.30 – 11.00am
 Third Sunday of4.30pmSpecial IntentionMary Purcell
 Ordinary Time6.00pmBernard Patricio RIPDolla family
Sun: 24th 7.30amExposition, Rosary at 8.00am 
  8.30amPeople of the parish 
  10.30amElaine Bertam Fernando RIPNilanee Peiris
  4.30pmMillie Da SouzaDacthler family
  6.30pmEdward Watson RIPJackie Watson


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Divine Mercy Devotion: 3.00pm every day and before every weekday Mass

Night Prayers:Monday- Sunday 9.00pm on the live streaming.

Friday 8.00pm: Exposition, Stations of the cross, seven sorrows rosary,  Night Prayer and Benediction.

Rosary:After weekday Masses,after Divine Mercy Devotion at 3.05pm, and on Sunday 8.00am.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament weekdays :  Monday –Thursday 8.30am – 9.20am, 10.00am  – 11.00am, 6.20pm – 6.55pm, Friday  9.00am -9.50am,10.30am – 11.30am, 6.20pm – 6.55pm, 7.30pm – 9.00pm

Medjugorje 27th May – 3rd June

Sr. Ursula Hyland

1937 – 2019

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Sr. Ursula was the parish sister here from 1993. 

Altar Servers Trip: Summertime 2019

6th – 9th August 


Caroline Bennett

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Caroline Bennett passed away on the Wednesday of Holy Week 2019. We pray for the repose of her soul.

Summertime 2018

Altar Servers Trip 7th – 10th August


PPC Initiative 12th – 18th August:

We thank the team for their inspiring apostolate this week, and assure them of our prayers. They were Fr. Declan Lohan, Stefano Taddel, Siobhan Wray, Eileen O’Driscoll, Leo Minnosch, Anthony Hartnett, Donncha McKenna.


Summertime Altar Servers Trip August 2017:

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Celebrations of Fr. Stephen’s 25th anniversary 21st July 2017


Caroline Bennett receives the Fideliter Servienti  award from Bishop John Hine on 9th July 2017  for her services in the diocese and her work with HCPT and the children’s society

Blessed Sacrament Procession Sunday 2nd July 2017

From St. Anselm’s to St. Vincent’s with Benediction in the town


Thank you St. Patrick’s Community

for our marvellous mission:

12th – 16th June 2017

Lourdes photo 2017

Lourdes Friday June 2nd 2017

Fatima picture

Summertime 2016: Altar Servers Summer Trip

Photos from the 150th Anniversary Celebration June 26th 2016

World Youth Day Photos:  August 2016

Catholic Primary School:Headteacher: Miss Isabel Quinn

King Edward Avenue, Dartford, Kent DA1 2HX Telephone: 01322 222759. E-Mail:  headteacher@our-ladys.kent.sch.ukwebsite www.our-ladys.kent.sch.uk/

Wednesday March 18th 2015: Family and youth evening of Eucharistic Adoration with Global Living Family Rosary. We thank Fr James Kelleher S.O.L.T, Dana,and the Sr.’s and team for their apostolate of rosary promotion for families and youth.



Altar Servers/Junior Faith Group February Half Term Trip to Quaser Elite Bromley


We pray for our confirmation candidates  confirmed Saturday 18th October.

Faith Summer Session: A residential event for young adults. this year the theme was Marriage and Family Life. Five parishioners attended.

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For more details about the movement that organised this excellent event see http://www.faith.org.uk

Abseiling for Life in Maidstone March 16th


Every First Friday of the month there is all night exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in reparation for sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary. 10.00pm Mass, followed by exposition until 5.45am, benediction and 6.00am Mass   Youth/Parent Day Saturday 9th November:        Picture2 0611  Picture2 0511 Picture2 0471 Picture2 0441  October Half Term Altar Servers’ Rome Trip 2013  Pope 1    Rome 15       Rome 5   See other photos from Events Photos from Faith Summer Session 2013 See Faith for details of the movement that arranges this summer event for young adults AUGUST ALTAR SERVERS SUMMERTIME 2013:  PHOTOS. 35 attendees on a great week.

Day With Mary 29th June2013 :Thanks to all who came to a great day. To see the three meditations just look at the youtube clips. Put “Dartford Day with Mary” and they come up on the first page.

Some photos taken over the Easter period

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We pray for Pope Francis I:


Lord, source of eternal life and truth, give to Your shepherd, the Pope, a spirit of courage and right judgement, a spirit of knowledge and love. By governing with fidelity those entrusted to his care may he, as successor to the apostle Peter and vicar of Christ, build Your church into a sacrament of unity, love, and peace for all the world. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.