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.

St Simon Stock Catholic Church in South of Ashford Kent


Priest in Charge – Fr Hans Puthiakulangara

Telephone: 01233 622 399

Email: parish@stsimonstock.plus.com


Announcements

St Simon’s School Admissions to Reception 2019-2020:

Please be advised that applications for admission to St Simon’s School In September 2019 will be considered very shortly. Any Parents/Legal Guardians with a child whose date of birth falls between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015 should make an application no later than Tuesday 15th
January 2019. For further information please see noticeboard in the porch.


First Communion Classes – From 20th October 2018

Application forms can be obtained from Caterina


The Confirmation course – From Saturday 16th February

Taking place from 10.45 until 12 noon for year 7 and above.
Forms can be collected from Eileen Conn in the Repository Shop at the back of church.


Parish Newsletter

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Church News

  • Parish newsletter for this week Sun, Feb 10, 2019 - Adam here, the newsletter for this week is published. Events coming up: The Dowry Tour – 21st – 23rd February 2019 Pilgrimage to Knox – March
  • The Annual Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes Sat, Feb 2, 2019 - The Annual Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes is from 23rd to 30th August. Canon Edward Perera,the Diocesan Director for the Pilgrimage very much encourages as many priests, deacons, religious and parishioners to join the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes. The booking forms and the brochure will be available later this year.
  • The Pilgrimage to Knox is in March Sat, Feb 2, 2019 - The Pilgrimage to Knox is in March. See the church noticeboard for details.
  • Parish newsletter for this week Sat, Feb 2, 2019 - Adam here, the newsletter for this week is published. Events coming up: The Dowry Tour – 21st – 23rd February 2019. Just a reminder that all day adoration continues each Friday. Also, The Confirmation course starts Saturday 16th February. Taking place from 10.45 until 12 noon for year 7 and above. Forms can be collected…
  • Parish newsletter for this week Sun, Jan 27, 2019 - Adam here, the newsletter for this week is published. Events coming up: The Dowry Tour – 21st – 23rd February 2019 Just a reminder that all day adoration continues each Friday.


Church Events in the Parish

Syro-Malabar Mass

Commencing Sunday 6th January. Each month there will be mass as follows:

  • 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of the month at 3.30pm
  • 2nd and 4th Sundays at 8.00am

The Dowry Tour – 1st to 23rd February 2019

The Dowry Tour: Preparing for the re dedication of England as the Dowry of Mary. The Slipper Chapel statue of Our Lady of Walsingham will visit St Georges Cathedral 21st-23rd February 2019. Please see leaflet on the noticeboard and put your name on the list if you are interested in going.


Pilgrimage to Knox – March

See the church notice board for more information.


The Annual Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes – 23rd – 30th August

Canon Edward Perera,the Diocesan Director for the Pilgrimage very much encourages as many priests, deacons, religious and parishioners to join the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes. The booking forms and the brochure will be available later this year.


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Reviews

I like this place because it’s 2 minutes away from my school. Junior Msoka

Junior Msoka

Information very clear and easy to understand. Esperanza Pulgarin

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

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

Shirley Hook