We are live streaming Fr James' funeral so that we can join in prayer and thanksgiving even if we cannot be present in person.

The link is https://www.funeralstreaming.co.uk/viewing-room/10985/

The funeral takes place on Monday 12th April at 11.00am.


Fr James' Requiem Mass in Ireland and burial will take place on Wednesday, April 14th. Removal from Briody's Funeral Home at 10.30am to St. Mary's Church, Crosserlough (via Drumbee) arriving at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Livestream link https://www.vimeo.com/535205659


The Parish Of Christ The King, Alfreton & St Patrick & St Brigid, Clay Cross

Our Parish of Christ The King, Alfreton & St Patrick & St Brigid, Clay Cross is part of the Amber Valley Deanery. It serves the area from Selson to Tupton welcoming worshippers of all ages. We work closely with our Catholic Schools: Christ The King, Alfreton & St Mary’s RC High School, Chesterfield & our convents San Damiano, Alfreton & St Clare’s Convent, Clay Cross. Our Parish has a thriving community of social groups and organisations. The Parish Social Centre also has rooms that are available for hire.

Our Parish Priest is Father James Earley

Our Deacon is Rev Mike Browne

Our Mission Statement

We, the people of St Patrick & St Brigid & Christ The King, are called to be a welcoming community, who through Gospel values, seek by our example, to inspire one another into a deeper relationship with God.

Our Parish Priest

I remember as a young boy in Ireland sitting in the classroom of the local school and marvelling at the map of the world. The maps were there as part of our geography lessons. I didn’t realise then that instead of just dreaming about these far-flung places.....

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Mass Times

Alfreton Saturday 6.30pm
Clay Cross Sunday 9am
Alfreton Sunday 10.30am
For weekday Mass times & holydays please refer to newsletter

Parish Newsletter

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