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We are now able to welcome you back into our church for the celebration of Mass.  At weekends you will need to book a place in order to attend and this can be done via eventbrite. On weekdays just turn up and we will take your details.

We are also open for private prayer  every Monday from 3pm to 4pm and Tuesday from 9am to 10am. You are welcome to come for as long or as little as you would like.  There is no need to book, there will be stewards on-hand every time the church is open to welcome you and answer any questions you may have.  They will also take down your contact details for the purpose of ‘track and trace’, take your temperature, provide you with a new face covering (if you have forgotten to bring one), show you where the hand sanitising station is and where to sit.

We look forward to welcoming you to our church.

How to Find Us

Arriving by Train  

Reading General Station>
Leave the station on the South Side and proceed on foot along Station Road to Friar Street.
Go to Bus Stop (FE) and board a No.33 – operated by Reading Buses – and alight at Waverley Road stop.
You will see English Martyrs Church opposite on the corner of Liebenrood Road.

Reading West station>
Exit up walkway onto Tilehurst road. Turn right and walk along Tilehurst Road for approximately 15 minutes.

Arriving by Bus> Route 33 – operating between Tilehurst and Reading Station – is the only route that passes by our church and runs along the Tilehurst Road. Board/Alight at Waverley Road regardless of the direction you are travelling from.

By Own Transport> A Car Park is available and can be accessed from both Liebenrood Road and Tilehurt Road.A Bicycle rack is available and is located to the right of the colonnade entrance.