Due to essential work to replace the mains gas pipework Minnis Road will be closed between the entrance to Minnis Park and the exit to the Holy Family Church car park. The work is due to start on Monday 13th May and proposed to last for two weeks The diversion to gain access to the church car park is via: Station Road (bridge), Lyell Road, Grenham Road, Seaview Road, Grenham Bay Avenue. The road will remain closed at all times,  even outside working hours
Parish of The Holy Family   Thanet ___ The two week scheduled Gas Main work was completed within ONE WEEK! So, Minnis Road has re-opened, and, according to one of the workmen, there is no more work planned near the church
ROAD WORKS ALL DONE! . . . Minnis Road has reopened on Friday 17th May so access to the church is 'back to normal' ---█--- NEW PARISH SECRETARY: as a 'Job Share' there are two new people in this role, they are Sandra Rodrigues & Michele Arterton. Go to INFORMATION TAB and then select CONTACT US & OFFICE HOURS from the pull down menu for more details of the new office hours. ---█--- TUESDAY LENTEN GROUP: meeting this Tuesday 21st May in the Parish Hall at 7.30 pm, newcomers are most welcome as you do not have to attended before as eaach meeting stands on its own. ---█--- FIRST HOLY COMMUNION CLASS: on Wednesday 22nd May at 4 pm in the Church. There is NO CLASS the following week (29th May) as it is half term. The First Holy Communion Mass will be on 23rd June (Corpus Christi) in Birchington at 9.15 am) ---█--- MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARY DIOCESAN CELEBRATION MASS at St George's Cathedral, Southwark. If you are celebrating a special anniversary contact Canon David to arrange an invitation from the Archbishop to this Mass. ---█--- DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: 23rd to 30th August. Options of travel either by train or plane. Go to tour operator's website for more information:-