Folk Group

Provides music at 10am Mass once every 3-4 weeks.

Instruments at present include guitars, flutes, mandolin, bazouki, keyboard and of course singers.

Practices very informal, about once a month on a week night.

Contact Bernie O'Driscoll on 07855 998702

Rainbows/Brownies/Guides/Senior Section

Come Join Us on Wednesdays at St Ambrose Barlow Church Hall.

Rainbows ages 5 - 7 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Brownies ages 7- 11 5.45pm to 7.15pm

Guides ages 11 - 14 7.30pm to 9.00pm

Senior Section 14+ 7.30pm to 9.00pm

For further information contact

Elaine on 0121 604 1024 or Melanie on 0782520

Over 55's Group

Meet every Thursday between 12.00 and 2.00pm. Light refreshments provided and a range of activities, e.g. Excercise, Line Dancing, Quizzes, various card games etc.

Everyone Welcome.

Further information from 0121 777 1555

Guild of St. Stephen

There is a flourishing tradition of Altar Serving in the Parish. Several young people from each age group join the guild; their witness spreads to their whole families.

Further information

Please speak to Fr Paul or to David Bayliss.

We need parents to email giving name, address and telephone number as well as your age.

S.A.C (St. Ambrose Concern)

A Justice and Peace Group which meets monthly, concentrating on supporting developing countries through prayer, donations and the support of missionaries and volunteers. Funds are sent regularly to organisations such as CAFOD, the Romania Orphanage Appeal and the Society of African Missions.

Please contact Martin Jones.


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Please contact Father Paul

Secular Franciscan Order

Francis of Assisi is known as everyone's Saint

Many men and women love him so much that they make a commitment to follow his way of life.

Is God calling you to follow St Francis of Assisi?

If so the Secular Fanciscan Order meet in the Church Hall the first Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm.

Visitors always welcome.

For further details please contact:

John Dolan 0121 777-1249 or

Aldora Farrell 0121 706 2468