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.

  • Parishioners of St. Simon Stock Catholic Church
  • Parishioners of St. Simon Stock Catholic Church at the Pentecost Sunday International Mass and Celebrations
  • Blessing of new Grotto to Our Lady at St. Simon Stock, Ashford
  • Parishioners of St. Simon Stock Catholic Church at the Pentecost Sunday International Mass and Celebrations
  • St. Simon Stock Catholic Church, Ashford

Priest in Charge – Fr Hans Puthiakulangara

Priest in charge - St Simon Stock Catholic Church, South Ashford
Fr. Hans, parish priest of St Simon Stock Catholic Church

Telephone: 01233 622 399

Email us: ashfordsouth@rcaos.org.uk


Church Events

Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage – 19th to 26th August

Southwark Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place between 19th and 26th August. We are sad that, like most Lourdes pilgrimages this year, we have not been able to include pilgrims who need medical support.
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A day with Mary

Taking place at St. George’s Cathedral Southwark on Saturday 27th August 2022. Please refer to the poster on the noticeboard for full details.   

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The Relic Tour of St. Bernadette – September & October 2022

In September and October this year, the relics of St. Bernadette will journey on pilgrimage to England, Scotland, and Wales for the very first time. The visit will provide people across our community of faith with a valuable opportunity for prayer and healing.
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Church Notices

The Reinstatement of the Obligation to Attend Mass

From 18th March 2020 through to 5th June 2022 the Bishops of England and Wales suspended the obligation to attend Mass in England and Wales. As of 5th June, the Solemnity of Pentecost, however the Bishops have reinstated the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days.  
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Next Sunday is the Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady – Holy Day of Obligation

10.00 a.m. – Solemn Mass of The Assumption, concluding with an outdoor procession of Our Lady’s Statue. 6.30 p.m. Mass – Said Low Mass of the Feast.
We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible.

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Help Needed at Our Church

Volunteers to count weekly collections

Volunteers are urgently needed to count the weekly collection. This takes place after the 6.30 p.m. Read more.

Choir Members Needed

We are looking for new members for the choir. If you would like to join, no special aptitude is required just enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. Read more.

Flower Arrangers Needed

We are looking for some more volunteers to join the team of flower arrangers who decorate our church each week. Read more.


Church Blog

Parish Newsletter 7th August

Adam here, I hope that you are enjoying the fine weather and having nice holidays. The website updates include the newsletter, church notices, and Mass times. Next Sunday is The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin…

Parish Newsletter 31st July

Adam here, I hope that you are enjoying the fine weather and the celebrations for England’s women’s footall team winning the EURO 2022. The website updates include the newsletter, church notices, and Mass times. Coming…

Parish Newsletter 24th July

Adam here, I hope that you are enjoying the fine weather and off on nice holidays. The website updates include the newsletter, church notices, and Mass times. Today is the second World Day of Prayer…

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