The first Mass was celebrated in Balham on 13th June 1890 (the Feast of the Sacred Heart). Since that time, the regular celebration of the Mass and the Sacraments have been at the heart of our parish community, and they continue to be so today.

Much has changed since that day over 130 years ago.

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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

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