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Welcome to the website of the Parish of the English Martyrs, Reading. I hope that you will find in these pages all that you are seeking.

Our Parish is undertaking renewal as it prepares to celebrate the centenary of the laying of its foundation stone in 1925. As we reflect on our forebears who planned and built our church 100 years ago in the immediate aftermath of the First World War and Spanish flu, we take inspiration from their courage and vision.  We are striving to build a welcoming parish that invites, encourages and supports all to have an ever-deepening relationship with Jesus Christ and that express God’s love with joy and hope.

Should you wish to join us you would be most welcome.

Reverend Canon Michael Dennehy
VG Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia

Canon Michael Dennehy is Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia and well as our Parish Priest here, at the Parish of the English Martyrs in Reading.

He was ordained in 1990 and served as assistant priest at St. John’s Cathedral and Parish Priest of the Parish of St. Swithun Wells.