Fr David with the Pope

Revd David Camilleri

I was born on the Mediterranean island of Malta. My parents’ names were the late Edward and Josephine.

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PPC Meeting

Key Individuals

If you would like to get in touch with the Parish, here are some key individuals that you may wish to contact.

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Parish History

A brief history of St James the Great, 1937 – 1946 Catholics have worshipped in Petts Wood since 1937 and in a variety of venues.

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Pope Francis is Dividing the Church. Here’s why – Click Here!

Welcome Back Weekend

After having our breaks in different ways this Summer, the Parish of St James is welcoming you back for another Academic Year. We are dedicating a whole weekend of events to do so.

The “One Parish Welcome Back Weekend” is on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September.

There will be a Harp concert by the Maltese Harpist Jacob Portelli in church on Saturday evening 23rd September starting at 7.30 and finishing at 9.00pm.

Tickets for the Concert cost £10 and are available from the Parish Office or are on sale at the back of the church after Masses.

Then, on Sunday 24th September, please come to the special “bring and share” lunch for all parishioners. This will take place in the Community Centre from 12.15 until 2.30pm.

If you would like to come, please add your name to the lists at the back of the Church and bring your:

      • favourite foods: cooked and ready to eat please, and nothing made with peanuts so that we can share food safely.
      • favourite music
      • photos of home

Good food and music (if you will bring it!), with hot dogs, a Children’s Raffle and a “Find Any Flag Game” too.

Please look out for the posters with information about the “One Parish Welcome Back Weekend” on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September.

See you there!


Please contact the Parish on 01689 827100 or