Welcome to Our Lady's Roman Catholic Church, Stowmarket

Stricklands Road, Stowmarket IP14 1AP

Stowmarket is a Live Simply parish

Mass times 

Mondays to Fridays at Our Lady’s, Stowmarket: 10.00 am

Saturday at St Mary’s, Woolpit: 6.00pm

Sunday at Our Lady’s Stowmarket:

8.30am & 10.15am

Pastoral letter from the Bishops of England and Wales regarding Sunday Obligation

Plants and cakes

Crown of flowers

A big 'thank you'!


Parish Priest: Rev. Simon Leworthy. Tel: 01449-612946
E-mail: pp@ourladystowmarket.org.uk

The Presbytery, 29 Lockington Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1BQ

PPC Chairman: Mrs Josephine Lea. Tel: 01449-721544
E-mail: josephinelea@btinternet.com

Parish Centre bookings: Mrs Diane Bowden, Tel: 01449-672527
Website: Allan Scott, news@ourladystowmarket.org.uk

R.C. Diocese of East Anglia: Registered Charity No. 278742

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St Mary's Church, Woolpit, Suffolk

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Food Bank update

If you are able to donate any goods, they can be left either in the church (Narthex) or in the Parish Centre.  The Food Bank is always very grateful for any contributions of goods, but current urgent needs are shampoo, shower gel and packets of savoury rice.  Any cash donations can be put into the Parish Centre letter box in an envelope marked “FOOD BANK”. Thank you for your continued support.


The Day of the Lord - A Reflection from the Bishops of England and Wales

The River does not divide us - a Pentecost Novena on the Care of Creation

Sacrament of Reconciliation

 As lockdown prevents many Catholics from accessing the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Pope Francis has encouraged them to ask forgiveness from God directly.

New donations page

 Can’t visit the church? You can still support it by using the new donations page here on the website.

Helping hands group

There is a group of parishioners who are willing to help others during the present situation of self- isolating. If you would appreciate someone giving you a regular phone call, just to chat, a friendly voice at the end of the line, or if you know of someone who would benefit from a call then please call Gillian Millyard on 01359 242475 who will match you up with a phone friend.

If you need shopping or medication fetching or know of someone in the parish who does, we will also try to cover this. Please bear in mind that we do not want to put our willing volunteers in any danger or flout the government guidelines. If you need help then again please call Gillian Millyard on 01359 242475.

Live feed from the Walsingham Shrine

Use the links below to check service times and see them as they happen. Links will open in a new tab or a new window.
Click on the arrow in the new ‘live link’ window to connect to the Shrine’s live feed.

Something else to read...

If you can’t collect your diocesan newspaper from the church at the moment, you will find it here. Along with many other diocesan newspapers! Find out what’s happening all over the UK. (Something stimulating to read!)

Our Lady's Stowmarket is a Live Simply parish