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

Archdiocese of Southwark 2022 Spring Assembly – Saturday 25th June 2022

Taking place at St Paul Catholic Church, Dover, Kent CT16 1RU.  Preceded by Mass at 10.00 a.m. at St Edmunds, Dover CT16 1BB. Registration 10.40 a.m.  Programme 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
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Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage

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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Church Notices

Please continue to wear of face masks in Church

Following the easing of rules by the Government, it is no longer mandatory to wear a face mask and now a personal choice to wear one. Please continue to wear a face mask whilst in church.

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June is the Month of the Sacred Heart

June is traditionally given to devotions to the Sacred Heart of our Lord – the Heart that loved so much so that we could all go to heaven. Please pray the Litany to the Sacred Heart showing love and gratitude to the Heart that has given us heaven.    

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Today is the Feast of The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

This morning our annual procession with the Blessed Sacrament took place around the church grounds led by the children who celebrated their First Holy Communion yesterday.

Day For Life Second Collection Today

 ‘Day for Life’, is the day in the Church’s calendar set aside to celebrate life from conception to natural death. This year our focus in on caring for and valuing the elderly. Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent.


Help Needed at Our Church

Calling for Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help with the various tasks that take place to make the parish run smoothly in particular church cleaners. 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

This Week’s Parish Newsletter

Adam here, I hope that you are all keeping well. The website updates include the newsletter, church notices, and diary dates and Mass times. Today is the Feast of The Most Holy Body and Blood…

This Week’s Parish Newsletter

Adam here, I hope that you are all keeping well. The website updates include the newsletter, church notices, and diary dates and Mass times. A big thank you to everyone who contributed to make last…

International Mass Last Week

Thank you to everyone who contributed to make last week’s International Mass such a splendid and joyous occasion. It was lovely to be able to celebrate the Pentecost feast with our parish family. We pray…

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