Our Parishes

UPDATED 9 April 2021: as per current government guidelines, the abbey church is 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

Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9.30 a.m. until 11.00 a.m. and not 12.00 noon.

Holy Ghost, Midsomer Norton: Private prayer is as follows – Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9.30 a.m. until 11.00 a.m.

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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