News and Events at St Mary Magdalen

Save the date: Summer Garden Party 14th July

The ever popular St Mary Magdalen Summer Garden Party will be on Sunday 14th July. Please save the date. More information to follow in the coming weeks.

Job Opportunities at St Mary Magdalen Primary School

St Mary Magdalen Primary School have two job opportunities available: Learning Support Assistant (L.S.A.) to start 3rd September 2019 and Teaching Assistant (T.A) and School Meals Supervisory Assistant (S.M.S.A.) to start 3rd September 2019. Job descriptions are available at the back of Church and on our website. Deadline for all applications is Monday 8th July. Downloads available here:





New Archbishop: Bishop John Wilson appointed as successor to Archbishop Peter Smith

The Vatican last week announced that "The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Southwark, England, by Archbishop Peter Smith." At the same time it was announced that Bishop John Wilson, Auxiliary Bishop in Westminster, has been appointed as the Archbishop of Southwark. Archbishop-Elect John will take possession of the Diocese during an Installation Mass to take place at 12 noon on Thursday 25th July, the Feast of the Apostle Saint James. Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Peter as Apostolic Administrator to oversee the diocese until the Installation.

Welcome new Parish Priest Fr Adrian McKenna-Whyte

Fr Adrian McKenna Whyte will be joining St Mary Magdalen Church this September as our new Parish Priest. Fr Adrian is currently Parish Priest at Corpus Christi, Brixton Hill.


Fr Graziano appointed as Parish Priest of Sacred Heart in Sittingbourne

After serving as Parochial Administrator of St Mary Magdalen since March 2019, Fr Graziano has been appointed as Parish Priest of the Sacred Heart in Sittingbourne. We wish Fr Graziano well in this exciting new position and thank him for all the great work he has done for us here at St Mary Magdalen. Fr Graziano will be Parochial Administrator until the end of July 2019.

Job Opportunities with the Diocese of Southwark

Site Maintenance and Caretaker

We are looking for someone to join our site maintenance and caretaking team at the Cathedral.  The whole site comprises St. George’s Cathedral, Amigo Hall, Archbishop’s House, Cathedral House, the Finance and Safeguarding offices and includes residential and office accommodation, as well as public access spaces and a car park. The primary function of this role is to provide maintenance and caretaking services across the whole site, but in particular for the Cathedral and Amigo Hall. The job includes delivering on a schedule of planned maintenance, which includes painting and decorating; responding to emergencies such as broken locks or blocked drains; moving furniture; providing access to the Cathedral and hall, including setting up as required by users; clearing rubbish and security. 


The successful applicant must have previous experience in a similar environment and ideally some knowledge of health and safety. This job also requires a DBS disclosure. Hours: 35 worked over a varying shift pattern to include some evenings and weekends.  Salary: £21,500pa - £23,000 depending on skills and experience. Interviews will be on 10th July 2019.  To apply please send you CV to by 4th July 2019.

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