Our Parishes

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

Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 9.45 a.m. in Midsomer Norton, Church of the Holy Ghost

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.

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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