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Welcome to our Catholic Faith Community

Sacred Heart in Hook is a beautiful Catholic Church located near Basingstoke, Hampshire. We are friendly, relaxed community and welcome people of all faiths, culture and status to join us. More information from Fr. Paul here.

The Easter Triduum Live at Sacred Heart Church

** Update 8th April **

For the latest video message from Fr Paul in regards to Holy Week and the Easter Triduum, as well as what Sacred Heart will be doing in regards to live streaming, please click here.

Palm Sunday Full Mass Recording from the Earlier Live Facebook Stream

We begin this Holy Week with the reading of the Lord’s Passion from the Gospel of Matthew and a Homily from Fr.Paul. It is fitting that during this week we intensely focus our minds and hearts on the steps of our Saviour as He laid down His very life for us. More in the newsletter as well as a number of other updates including the answers to the recent quiz

You can download the latest newsletter for Palm Sunday below and also catch up on our online and website updates.

Latest Video Message from Fr. Paul

As per the video, we have created a new page to record your favourite Bible verses.

Mass Times at Sacred Heart Church, Hook

PALM SUNDAY LIVE MASSPalm Sunday – Live Stream from Sacred Heart on Facebook at 10am this Sunday 5th.

Saturday, 6pm and Sunday at 10am – St Jospeh
Sunday, 9am and 11am – St Bedes

Sunday First Mass
(Cancelled until further notice)

Saturday, 6pm

Sunday Mass
(Cancelled until further notice)

Sunday, 10am
Weekday Mass
(Cancelled until further notice)
Weekday Mass is celebrated at Maryfield Convent
next to the Sacred Heart.
Monday to Friday at 10am (times may vary).
The Sacred Heart Catholic Church
London Road
RG27 9LA  
Map to the church

5th Sunday of Lent Video Message

Dear friends. It’s the 5th Sunday in Lent and I wanted to share the Gospel and a Homily with you. I hope you’re all keeping safe and well.

Here is the link to the Easter Triduum Online Retreat that I spoke about.
God Bless, Fr. Paul

“Have I not told you that if you believe you will see the glory of God?”

The newsletter for the 5th Sunday in Lent is available now and our digital updates can be found here.
You can read the daily readings and Gospel including the 5th Sunday in Lent here.

*Last Updated 04/04/2020* We have created a new page here to keep you updated of all things related to our Church and wider community in respect to the impact of the Coronavirus. We are also sharing prayers, poems, links, videos and more so make sure to check back regularly.

Bishop’s Decree
Please also see the latest decree from Bishop Philip on the current policy for Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals

A Very Warm Welcome

Everybody is Welcome

Whether you’re thinking of joining us or are already part of our community, Father Paul would like to share his personal welcome with you and tell you a little bit more about himself as well as his thoughts and vision for our growing parish as well as introduce our parish council who are here to listen and help drive our parish forwards.


Do keep an eye here for the featured news from the Church and wider Portsmouth Diocese.

Featured Blog Posts

Take a look at our blog to see the latest posts and photos from the Church.

Love Comes From Prayer

Huge thanks to Bridie Stringer for sharing this beautiful piece on Prayer by Chris Mc Donnell who sent the reflection on Auschwitz.
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The God Who Speaks

“By spending some time each day from 25 March – 12 April asking God to speak to us more deeply, we’re confident that new discernment…
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Meet our Priests

Father Paul Leonard is our Priest in residence who joined us in October 2017 and who celebrates Mass for the Sacred Heart Hook Parish.

Father Chris Rutledge is our Parish Priest and is also the coordinating Pastor for our Pastoral area.

© Sacred Heart Church, Hook, 2020.

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