The Church of St John Fisher & St Thomas More, Rossington Avenue.

In 1955, Fr George Barringer, was asked to become the Parish Priest for Borehamwood North and oversee the building of a 2nd Catholic church in the area. This was to become Fr George’s passion and life as he worked tirelessly to get the Church going.

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The Church of St Teresa of the Child Jesus, Shenley Road

In 1925, the first mention of St Teresa’s Parish is recorded. “Mass will soon be said in a private chapel in Elstree until such time as we are able to purchase land and build a church.The parish will be dedicated to St Teresa of the Child Jesus” (Cardinal Bourne). St Teresa had been canonised less than a month and so it is possible that Borehamwood was the first parish in the UK, if not the World, to bear her name.

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