The Parish of St. Paul, New Southgate

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Welcome to St. Paul's Church, New Southgate, London, N11 : a place of Christian faith and worship, a caring community, and a beautiful, spiritual building in a vibrant and busy area of North London between Friern Barnet and Bounds Green.

Essential to the life of this church is the sense of welcome and belonging that everyone can enjoy as part of the community. We are :

- a family of people of all ages, for whom God is important and has a central place in our lives
- ordinary people who try to follow Jesus Christ
- people who care about the values of our society and the life of our local area as well as the world around us
- part of the Church of England, administering the sacraments and teaching the faith as received from the Apostles.  We are under the pastoral and sacramental care of the Bishop of Fulham, the Rt. Revd. Jonathan Baker, under the provisions of the London Plan

St. Paul's is more than a building...

- it is a place where people meet to pray together, where they can experience times of quiet and reflection, as well as joyous celebration
- it is a meeting place too for the activities of all ages – our adjacent Hall is also available for use – and is frequently used - by the wider community

Our purpose ?

Our purpose here is to worship God our Father and bear witness to the love of his Son Jesus Christ.

Empowered by God's Holy Spirit, we seek to serve the spiritual (and often material) needs of our local community. Those who live and work in the parish are regularly prayed for and supported pastorally.

Mass is offered daily here.

Newcomers and children are very welcome to attend all of our services.

We have a thriving Young Church which meets every week and an All-Age Mass on the first Sunday of each month which is geared to children and their involvement in the liturgy. We also have a Mothers' and Toddlers' Group, Brownies and Scouts. There are strong connections with our church school, St. Paul's (in The Avenue, N11).

We welcome Baptism and Wedding enquiries - please contact the Vicar in the first instance (details below).
Or if you simply need to speak to a priest in confidence, Fr. Mark is also very willing to try to help you.

We are also a very social group of people who organise activities ranging from days out to holidays to parties and picnics.

Do come and visit us - you will be assured of a warm welcome here.

Fr. Mark McAulay (Vicar)

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Fr. Mark McAulay ssc (Vicar)
The Vicarage
11 Woodland Road
New Southgate
London N11 1PN
(020) 8361 1946
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Sung Mass, Sermon and Young Church
On the first Sunday of the month, this is an "all-age" Mass - specifically designed to cater for children and families - which is followed by a parish lunch in our hall to which all are invited.
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Coffee Incense Common Worship
Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Why not spend some quality time topping-up your spiritual batteries at the beginning of the week ? A short "thought for the day" is followed by quiet time for adoration, reflection and prayer before Jesus in his sacramental presence.
Every first Sunday at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour


Said Mass (in the Lady Chapel) & 'Get the Gospel' Group
Mass followed by our 'Get the Gospel' group which usually meets every fortnight in term time (for details of dates, please click on the link on the right of your screen). Come and explore together with other Christians how the living Word of God in the Gospel can have a real effect in your daily life.
Every Wednesday at 7:15 PM for ½ hour


Said Mass (in the Lady Chapel)
Coffee afterwards
Every Thursday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour


Said Mass (in the Lady Chapel)
Every Saturday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
An opportunity to make a confession and receive absolution or seek spiritual counsel from a priest. Confessions can also be heard at other times by appointment.
Every Saturday at 10:00 AM



Wheelchair accessible toilets

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass


Foodbank or foodbank collection point
Other information
Incumbent: The Revd Mark John Simon McAULAY
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 15568
Diocesan ID: 1411
Built: 1st. July 1872
Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scott R.A.
Style of worship: Modern Catholic
Our Patron: The Vicar of Christ Church, Southgate
Archdeaconry: HAMPSTEAD (234)
Deanery: CENTRAL BARNET (23401)
Benefice: New Southgate St Paul (23/302BT)
Parish Legal Name: ST. PAUL, NEW SOUTHGATE (230294 23/294)
CofE Church Info: (623294 23/294)
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The current editor is: The Revd Mark McAulay

This page was last updated on Friday 18th March 2016
The Parish of St. Paul : Woodland Road, New Southgate, London, N11 1PN


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