St Thomas of Canterbury,

Deal Kent

14 Blenheim Road


CT14 7DB

Tel: 01304 367 496

Welcome to

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church, Deal.

Our Parish Priest is the Reverend Duncan Lourensz.


Office email is currently checked remotely.

Father Duncan is very happy to advise on arrangements, and diary availability, for Marriage Ceremonies or Baptisms. Anyone wishing to arrange either should attend a Sunday Mass and approach Father Duncan afterwards.


Saturday 6.30pm - Reconciliation from 6.00pm

Sunday 9.00am and 11.00am

A message regarding the return of Obligation, at Pentecost, is shown below.




14 Blenheim Road, Deal, Kent CT14 7DB

Parish Priest: Father Duncan Lourensz 01304 367496

Parish Email:

Parish Website: Diocese website: is the new Diocese website which opens with a message about the return to Mass at Pentecost, Sunday June 5th.

Our new website (above) contains important links to the Diocese, our schools, Mass times and any news we have to share.



Celebrating the Feast of the Translation

of ST Thomas a Becket

Thursday July 7th at 8pm.

On July 7th 1220 the remains of the body of St Thomas a Becket were translated to the magnificent shrine in the Catherdral's new Trinity Chapel. Present were the young King Henry III; chief justiciar; Hugh de Burgh; the papal legate; Pandulf; Stephan Langton; Archbishop of Canterbury; the Bishop of Reims and most of the bishops of England and Wales.

Yours in Peace, Father Duncan.

Parish Fundraising

You are still able to support the church financiall by clicking the justgiving link below.

Please note that Parishioners need to reference their donation with the full parish name and location, eg: St Thomas of Canterbury, DEAL:

Donations will be banked centrally and then allocated to our Parish.

Please telephone Father Duncan directly if you would like to discuss this.

We are pleased to announce that Deal Foodbank has

resumed collections. As you know,

our generosity is recognised and we know many of

you continued to support the food collections, via

other collection points, throughout the pandemic.

Below is the link to Live Catholic Mass online, via the CBCEW:

Parish Administrator: Claire Goodall

Parish Safeguarding Representative: Lucy Rees

All enquires regarding Sacred Heart Chapel should be directed to Father Duncan.