Our Parishes

UPDATED 15th JANUARY 2021: as per current government guidelines, the abbey church will open again for public Mass. See below for the days and times.

Saturdays at 4.30 p.m.

Sundays at 11 a.m.

Monday to Saturday (inclusive) at 8.35 a.m. in the Abbey Church

Please remember that the wearing of facemasks and the rules for social distancing will remain in place for all those attending Mass.

Downside Abbey’s local parish is based at St Benedict’s Church, Stratton-on-the-Fosse. The church was built to the designs of Charles Hansom and completed in 1857. 

The parish is served by monks from Downside who say Mass and hear confessions as well as conducting parish pastoral work.

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