Our Parishes

UPDATED 23 April 2021: as per current government guidelines, the abbey church is open again for public Mass. See below for the days and times.

Saturdays: 4.30 p.m. in the Abbey Church
Sundays: 11 a.m. in the Abbey Church
Monday to Saturday (inclusive): 8.35 a.m. in the Abbey Church

Confessions are heard from 4.00 to 4.30 p.m. on Saturdays and from 10.30 to 11.00 a.m. on Sundays in the Abbey Church.

Mass has resumed at the Holy Ghost on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 09.45 a.m. Confessions are heard in Holy Ghost after Mass on Saturdays.

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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