What is Alpha?

Alpha Online takes you on a journey of discovery to freely explore the basics of the Christian faith over a series of interactive online sessions via Zoom video conferencing. It gives you the opportunity to discuss the big questions in life such as:

  • What am I here for?
  • What is the purpose of my life?
  • Who is Jesus?

Most people ask these sorts of questions at some point in their lives.

Each evening session starts with an engaging video which ends with a small group discussion where you can share your thoughts and experiences. Don’t worry if you are not familiar with Zoom we will provide technical assistance.

Who is Alpha For?

Alpha welcomes all who are curious about finding out more about the Christian faith whatever your age, life background, or beliefs.  If you are not sure what you believe in or have stopped going to church a while ago, or are relatively new to faith, or just need to reconnect, then try Alpha. It is so easy online – no travelling time, just get comfortable and switch on your device and join in.

Course Information

Fr Anthony Charlton, our Parish Priest, hosted our first Alpha Online course in January 2021 for 11 weeks. The sessions ran from  7.00 pm – 8.15 pm every Wednesday including one Saturday morning (2½ hours). This course was free and ran online as a small group.

If you would be interested in attending at a future date, just register your interest via the form below and we will be in touch with further information in due course. If, at any point, you think Alpha isn’t for you, that’s not a problem. There’s no pressure, no follow-up, and no charge.

Alpha runs in 169 countries and so far over 29 million people have completed the course.

In 2019, over 5,600 Catholic parishes and organisations around the world ran Alpha with an estimated 310,000 participants.

If you, or any of your friends or family, are looking for a New Year’s resolution or to enjoy a discussion with other like-minded individuals then please get in touch and begin your next adventure …

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