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Welcome to the Website of the Parish of the Catholic Church
of Our Lady of Beauchief and St. Thomas of Canterbury



( Mosaics at OLST )


Our Parish Priest
Fr. Stephen Ssekiwunga



        Fr Stephen Ssekiwunga was born in Uganda in 1979. He was ordained a Priest for the Archdiocese of Kampala, Uganda on 8th August 2009. In Uganda, he served as an assistant Priest at St Joseph’s, Lweza, and as a hospital chaplain for four years. From 2014, he was parish Priest of Immaculate Conception, Kibanga. In September 2018, he came to the Diocese of Hallam and became an assistant Priest at St Marie’s Cathedral.        

Latest Parish News

 Fr. Stephen from the Cathedral is our new Parish Priest.

 OLST open for Public Masses. Read the important instructions here .
  Sunday Masses: They are becoming very popular so, to ensure you can be there, book your places via the Parish Office.
  Weekday Masses: Just turn up but remember your face-protection and wear it effectively.

 Are you a Blood Donor? Please see here .


If your mouth and nose are NOT covered then you are NOT wearing your mask correctly. Wearing a mask in church is a legal requirement - unless you have a medical exemption (which has to be checked).

Am I putting OTHERS and MYSELF at risk of catching COVID by not wearing my facemask properly?

Please do your social duty and cover your mouth and nose whilst in church. If you do not do this you will be asked to leave.


Hallam Diocese normally welcomes a new cohort for the Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS) each September. Due to the impact of the Covid-19 this year, the 2020-21 CCRS start date is deferred until January 2021.

An information leaflet on the course is here , and if you would like to register for January, please contact .

"For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink" ... In truth I tell you, in so far as you did this to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did it to me." {NJB Matthew 25:35,40}

Food Banks need your support - all supermarkets have containers set aside for us to follow the Lord's commands to help others in their time of need.

Our Lady of Beauchief and St Thomas of Canterbury
S8 7UD


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Our Lady and St Thomas is located south of Sheffield City centre on the A61 in the suburb of Woodseats. Parking outside of the Church on Sunday mornings is restricted to blue-badge holders and to 1 hour before 12.00 on other days. Nearby street and supermarket parking is available.


Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic Public Masses in the Parish are restricted. The Mass times below are subject to the availability of authorised Stewards and the rules for attending Masses at OLST are set out here. Please check the latest newsletter here for any changes to Mass times.

To view Masses and other Liturgy Online go to:

and select a service and church

Parish Masses
Sunday Masses
Saturday:   5.00pm at OLST
Sunday:   9.15am at OLST
11.15am at OLST

Weekday Masses  
Monday:   10.00am at OLST
Tuesday:   10.00am at OLST
Wednesday:   10.00am at OLST
Thursday:   10.00am at OLST
Friday:   10.00am at OLST
Saturday:   No Public Weekday Mass
Saturday:   No Celebration
Saturday:   No Celebration
Saturday:   No Reconciliations

Please be aware that masses can only go ahead if there are sufficient Stewards and thus mass days and times may vary during this initial opening phase.

If you can help please contact the Presbytery.

English Martyrs, the Chapel of Ease to
Our Lady of Beauchief and St Thomas of Canterbury
S17 4DR

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English Martyrs, Chapel of Ease, is located at the junction of the A621, 'Baslow Road', and 'The Crescent' in the village of Totley. There is a limited number of on-site parking spaces and there is local road-side parking.


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