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
- Parish newsletter for this week Sun, May 19, 2019 - Adam here, this weeks update includes the newsletter for this week and new events at the parish including the Summer Celebration at St. Jude’s Shrine on 25th May. Coming up in June are the World Youth Day at Home from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th June and the Southwark Youth Day at Aylesford Priory on…
- Parish newsletter for this week Mon, May 13, 2019 - Adam here, this weeks update includes the newsletter for this week and new events at the parish including the Divine Mercy House Group meeting on 15th May.
- A Special Thanks To Everyone Sun, Apr 28, 2019 - A special thanks you to all who have helped with preparing for the Easter celebrations: to the flower arrangers who did a wonderful job to Eileen and Viv who got the Easter garden ready to the choir, musicians, and readers and to those who coordinate them to Guy and Servers to the Extraordinary Eucharistic ministers…
- Parish newsletter for this week Sun, Apr 28, 2019 - Adam here, this weeks update includes the newsletter for this week and new events at the parish including the Crowning of Our Lady and procession at next Sunday’ Mass. There is All Day Adoration on Friday 3rd May and the Guild of St Stephen: Altar Servers’ rally on May 6th .
- Parish newsletter for this week Sun, Apr 14, 2019 - Adam here, the newsletter for this week is published. Please refer to the Easter Triduum Mass times.
Church Events in the Parish
The Galilee Group – Second Friday of the month
An open group from men discerning their vocation. The group meets for Holy Mass, faith formation and as an opportunity to get to know others searching for the will of God in their lives. Kent Area Meeting: The Presbytery of St. Thomas’ Church, Canterbury (59 Burgate CT1 2HJ) at 6.30pm on the second Friday of the month for a formation talk followed by Holy Mass at 7.30pm, followed by supper.
Summer Celebration at St. Jude’s Shrine Faversham – 25th May
The National Shrine of St. Jude is holding a special summer event on Saturday 25th May. The day begins at 11am with devotions and anointing. There will be Mass outdoors, a procession and an opportunity to pray and leave intentions at the Shrine of St. Jude. See poster on the noticeboard for further details.
World Youth Day at Home – Friday 7th – Sunday 9th June
World Youth day comes home to the UK between Friday 7th – Sunday 9th June at Alton Towers. Organizers have arranged an array of inspiring speakers, uplifting worship, prayer and lots of fun. The festival is aimed at people aged 15-25.
For more information visit wydathome.weebly.com
Southwark Youth Day at Aylesford Priory – 22nd June.
This years Youth Day will explore some the themes from the Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation “Christus Vivit – Christ is Alive” A great opportunity to meet other young people in the beautiful grounds of Aylesford Priory. The day finishes with a BBQ and Mass.
Time: 10.00am to 18.30pm
Open to young people school years 7-11 (11 to 16)
Booking in advance email@example.com.
See poster on the noticeboard for further details.
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