St Simon Stock Catholic Church
The parish of St Simon Stock, South Ashford is a parish of The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark. We offer pastoral care for those in and around the South Ashford area. Our parish school is St Simon of England Catholic School.
Priest in Charge – Fr Hans Puthiakulangara
Telephone: 01233 622 399
Eucharistic Adoration Volunteers Needed
More volunteers are needed to join the teams of adorers who keep Jesus company for one hour each week in Eucharistic Adoration.
Weekly Adoration is each Friday from 10.00am to 9pm except of First Fridays when it finishes at 7.45pm for Mass at 8.00pm.
If you can spare one hour a week to join our team please fill in one of the cards that can be found in the pews or in the church entrance.
Please hand them in along with the Sunday collection. If you would like to know more please contact Lesley Perk or email us.
Church Readers Needed
We are looking to recruit new readers, including young people who are in school year 6 and above, to join the team who read at Sunday Mass particularly for the 6pm Mass. If you feel that this ministry is for you please give you name and contact details to Lijoy, our reader coordinator or or email us.
Church Collection Counters
More volunteers for the counting the Church Collection after Mass. Counting takes place after the 6.30pm mass and takes one hour and a half. Contact Viv Conn in the parish office.
Church Flower Arrangers
More volunteers to join the team of flower arrangers who decorate the Church each week. Contact Eileen.
- Parish news letter for this week Sun, Jan 19, 2020 - Adam here, this weeks update includes the newsletter and a couple more pictures of the work done on the Groto To Our Lady. Next Sunday the grotto will be complete and it will blessed after the 10.00am Mass.
- Parish newsletter for this week Sun, Jan 12, 2020 - Adam here, this weeks update includes the newsletter and pictures of the work done on the Groto To Our Lady. Today is the annual appeal from The Society of the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC).
- Parish newsletter for this week Mon, Dec 30, 2019 - Adam here, this weeks newsletter is published. I hope everyone has had time to enjoy the festivities and look forward to a good new year!. Coming up on 12th January is the annual appeal from The Society of the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC).
- Parish newsletter for this week Sun, Dec 22, 2019 - Adam here, this weeks newsletter is published. I hope everyone enjoyed themselves at the Parish Christmas Party! I hope you all have a happy and Holy Christmas.
- Parish newsletter for this week Sun, Dec 15, 2019 - Adam here, here is this weeks newsletter. The St. Simon Stock Ladies Group Christmas Party is next week on 22nd December. Come on by and enjoy the music, dancing, and food and drink!
- Crib Offerings to support Make Lunch Ashford Sun, Dec 15, 2019 - Your kind donations from the Crib Offerings will go to Make Lunch Ashford which helps fill the Holiday Hunger Gap in our community by providing a hot and healthy meal for children who would normally receive Free School Meals, along with fund activities and wider support for families who need it during the school holidays.
Church Events in the Parish
I like this place because it’s 2 minutes away from my school. Junior Msoka
Information very clear and easy to understand. Esperanza Pulgarin
Very pleasant place to worship….the priest came to bless my home very lovely man of God. Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity. More anointing. Oju Lydia
It was good fun for everyone at the parish bbq today, organised and cooked by the mens group will definitely buy the chicken sausages! Plenty to keep the children happy thanks to one of the parishioners! A true parish community! Shirley Hook