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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.

Prayer, Homily and Blessings from Pope Francis

Today, Pope Francis gave the most moving homily, prayers and special urbi et orbi blessing for the world in this time of the coronavirus.

If you missed it, don’t worry, you can watch the full video here.

Latest Updates

*Last Updated 27/03/2020* 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

5th Sunday of Lent
“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.

Mass Times at Sacred Heart Church, Hook

Live Internet Steams of MassSaturday, 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

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.

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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St. Patrick

In our March of the Saints series, Grania tells the real story behind St.Patrick…
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Fr Paul wished to share this poem of hope at a time when there is much fear in the world.
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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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