Holy Ghost Parish officially came into being in 1890 – although Mass had been celebrated in the Parish area for some 10 years beforehand. Since that time, much has changed in the world, in the Church, and in our Parish. We give thanks to God for the faith and commitment of all those who have gone before us – whose legacy has made the Parish what it is today. May we repay their generosity by laying similar foundations in the present for future generations here at Holy Ghost.

People will visit Holy Ghost Parish website for numerous reasons. You may be an existing Parishioner, or a potential one – looking for information. You may be neither – but are visiting to have an enquiry answered. You may have even visited us by mistake!

Whatever your reason – we hope that your visit is both enjoyable and helpful. Once again – welcome!

Holy Ghost Roman Catholic Parish, Balham

Nightingale Square, London, SW12 8QJ ‎
Parish Office:
27 Nightingale Square, London, SW12 8QJ ‎

0208 355 0211
0208 355 0212
Office Hours:
M-F 9 am – 12 pm
Open House:
Monday 6:30 – 8 pm
(see newsletter for changes)

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