Part of The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark
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.
Letter Of His Holiness Pope Francis
to the faithful for the month of May 2020
National Mass for Keyworkers and Families
The Bishops’ Conference have organised a weekly live stream Mass to pray for Keyworkers and their Families. These Masses are celebrated by a different Bishop each Thursday at 7pm from one Cathedrals across the country. Archbishop John will be celebrating the 2nd July Mass. The planned schedule for the next few weeks:
Mass said by Live Streaming
Fr. Hans will continue to celebrate Mass, without the faithful, on a daily basis. The continuing celebration of Mass ensures that the faithful can join in spiritual communion with the priests of the Church.
St George’s Cathedral
St John’s Seminary
Additional Live Masses
- Masses online broadcast by Southwark Churches. Please check times of Masses.
- Live Mass at St. Teresa’s, Ashford.
You can email your intentions to using the Mass Intentions Form
- Bishops proclaim hope in the Risen Lord as they recognise pain of Catholics who cannot pray in Church or receive Sacraments Mon, May 25, 2020 - Writing on behalf of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, the five Metropolitan Archbishops have addressed the COVID-19 pandemic and, specifically, the measures taken and restrictions imposed to combat the spread of coronavirus. Read full article
- Anniversaries of Maria Dolores Batch and Teresa Boyle Mon, May 11, 2020 - Pray this week Maria Dolores Batch and Teresa Boyle whose anniversaries are this week. May they rejoice in the glory of God’s presence.
- Letter Of His Holiness Pope Francis to the faithful for the month of May 2020 Sat, May 2, 2020 - Adam here, His Holiness Pope Francis has written and letter for all the faithful for the month of May. See full letter
- Parish news for this week Sat, May 2, 2020 - Adam here, small update with bidding prayers for this week. I hope you are all keeping well. Live Masses can be viewed at St George’s Cathedral and St John’s Seminary via YouTube. See hompage for videos.
- Parish news for this week Sat, Apr 25, 2020 - Adam here, small update with bidding prayers for this week. I hope you are all keeping well. Live Masses continues to the streamed from St Teresa’s. Go to: https://st-teresas-ashford.org.uk/live-stream/.
- Mass for the Sick and their Families, NHS Front-Line workers and those working in Social Care Sat, Apr 18, 2020 - Recognising that the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone, special Masses will be celebrated for the sick, their families, care workers and NHS staff. The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales recognise that this time of the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every person in our countries. Those who are sick, and their families, are suffering many…
Priest in Charge – Fr Hans Puthiakulangara
Telephone: 01233 622 399
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