Divine Mercy Stained Glass window; Stained glass window called Divine Mercy showing image of Jesus left hand raised, right hand has clasped robe and has rays of light flowing out of the right hand as the hand faces downwards. Jesus countenance is genWelcome:

A warm welcome to St. Simon & St. Jude, we are the Roman Catholic Parish of Streatham Hill, South London. Our parish lies within the Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark.Our parish priest is the Rev. Fr. Lixson Cyriac O.F.M Cap. (The Order of Friars Minor Capuchin). We are a small and welcoming community.


The church dates back to the early 1900s. The parish serves a diverse community of people of all ages and backgrounds. We come together, not only to pray, worship and share the sacraments together, but also to celebrate high feasts and social events, see our events page.
Please explore the website, it serves as a guide / information hub, but most of all, please come and visit us at St. Simon & St. Jude R.C. Join us in worship, prayer and thanksgiving to our Lord, and being a vibrant community in Christ at the center of London.



Full text: Pope Francis’ Easter Urbi et Orbi Message 2020

Concerning Measures to be put in place regarding Public Worship and the Celebration of the Sacrament in relation to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic.


Coronavirus: Pope Francis delivers mass behind closed doors This is not a time for self-centeredness

  Covid19 letter to Parishioners from Fr. Lixson    Covid19 Guide for watching Mass when at Home

As we face together the unusual situation in England and Wales of not being able to attend public worship due to the present health crisis, we would like to offer parishioners in Southwark and beyond a number of helpful resources to continue their prayer life and connect to the Catholic community.

Live-Streamed Mass & Spiritual Communion in Southwark Diocese

Link to Southwark parishes that live-stream Mass

Several Parishes within the Archdiocese live-stream Mass each weekend. We have compiled a list of those that currently do so, along with links to each stream.  Please check the times of services since these may change from the normal advertised routine in the present circumstances.

  • Bible Study:  If you cannot make Fridays (now twice a month), but want to be involved, contact Fr David on 020 7207 2392. View the link below.

Important Message regarding CHURCH CLOSURE -  from Archbishop John: Following the Prime Minister's Address to the Nation and the Government's instruction that all places of worship must now close their doors. This means that, with immediate effect, without any exceptions, all our churches and chapels across the Archdiocese must remain CLOSED to the public until further notice. For full transcript see below  item 2.

1. Pastoral Letter Archbishop John Wilson - 18th March 2020

2. Statement from Archbishop John Wilson – 23rd March 2020

3. Liturgical Advice by Bishops

4. Public Letter from the Presidency Catholic Bishops Council of England & Wales (CBCEW) – 18th March 2020

5. Liturgical Advice given by the Diocese

No public Masses or services take place from Friday 20th  March 2020 until further notice -

please disregard all times listed below or elsewhere on this website.


Mon, Tues, Weds & Fri:

9.00 a.m. (Please always check the Newsletter)




6.00 p.m.


10.30 a.m. (sung) & 12.15 p.m.


 Family Mass is celebrated on 1st Sunday of each month

Reconciliation: Saturday

5.30 to 5.55 p.m.


Fr. Lixson: Click here to book an appointment

Please click here To Contact Fr. Lixson: As a guide for personal guidance, new to the parish, pre-Baptism, Holy Communion, Confirmation, Marriage preparation, home visits



Wednesday: 10.00 to 12.00 p.m. &   Friday: 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

Please Click here To Contact the Parish Office/Secretary: As a guide for non-personal matters, baptism or marriage certificates, general queries

New to the Parish?
Please introduce yourselves to our Greeters & Fr. Lixson

i. NEW TO THE PARISH? download, complete and submit BOTH welcome packs (PDF) ~ WELCOME PACK (1)



Southwark News BishopsConference Eng&Wales

Vatican News&Radio

Gift Aid directs to gift aid webpage and details fro contributions and donations   Emergency Contacts Hospital 

Key Liturgical Dates 2020 RSS feds Vatican

 Volunteer Rota Resources,Documents Baptism etc GDPR

Mission link to Missio site and mission news and updates.news Taize top 10 playlist

ZENIT     SacredSpace

   CAFOD World Gifts link to website to purchase gifts that help others in Africa    Bible Study Link to Group study hands touch God anmd man Michangelo painting

Cardinal Vincent Nichols on Newman as an English Saint / An In troduction to John Henry Newman




 Parish Refurbishment, Renovation and Restoration works - June - Sept 2018  
The church prior to the restoration / refurbishment click on the link here

CHURCH TOUR - GALLERY  Media Podcasts & RSS Feeds (coming)


 Vatican News     


We would like this site to be informative, easier to use and of real value to you. If you have any comments or suggestions, or would like to contribute to the site, do get in touch with us  please use this direct link, or visit us in person at St. Simon + St. Jude Catholic Church, 5 Hillside Road, Streatham Hill, London SW2 3HL.  Website Feedback only (not for personal/baptism/marriage enquiries or general information). To contact the Parish Priest or Parish Ofice/Secretary see section above please.

Disclaimer - Please Note: Through this website you can link to other websites which are not under the control of St. Simon and St. Jude. R.C. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

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