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The Parish covers north-east Ipswich, Kesgrave, Rushmere St Andrew, Martlesham Heath, Westerfield and Tuddenham.

This website hopes to provide you with information you may need to get to know our parish family.

We are a community with rich diversity, proclaiming God's Word, joyfully celebrating the Eucharist and sharing together spiritually and socially.

Thank you for visiting our website.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to call us on 01473 728115.

Father John Warrington (Parish Priest)


This year's HCPT Trust Mass - Happy Easter - this year's theme 'Come to the water'

The Pope Video

The Pope Video is a global initiative developed by the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer) to assist in the dissemination of the Holy Father’s monthly intentions related to the challenges the humanity faces. Every month you may accompany Pope Francis in his prayer requests. For more infomation please visit and

Below is the Pope Video for April 2017

Below is the Pope Video for March 2017

Latest News

This Week's Newsletter

Newsletter 16.4.17

Newsletter 9.4.17

Newsletter 2.4.17

Latest News from Cambodia

Watch the video messages from Fr Viney (Chomnaom’s new parish priest) and Fr Manoj (who has taken over the running of the Tep Im hostel)

Sunday Gospel readings

Diocesan Liturgical Calandar 2017

Recent letters from Pope Francis

Letter : Care for our Common Home - Laudato Si

Car Share / Walk / Cycle / Bus to church weekend
Over the weekend of 29th / 30th April you are invited to:
Either: offer a lift to someone who comes to the same Sunday Mass as you
or: Walk to church for Sunday Mass
or: Cycle to church for Sunday Mass
or: come by bus to church for Sunday Mass
A simply tick sheet will be available when you arrive
at Mass for you to say how you came to church
you may already do this which is great

Testing CAFOD’s Laudato si' - On the Care for our Common Home
New reflective resource
On Wednesday 3rd May
after coffee following the 10am Mass
at the Church of the Holy Family & St Michael’s, Kesgrave
you are invited to stay for 1 hour to take part in one reflective session and to look briefly at this New CAFOD resource and to provide some feedback for CAFOD.
All are welcome to come along
Laudato si' - On the Care for our Common Home is the Pope's Encyclical Letter on the environment and human ecology. Pope Francis challenges us to consider the kind of world we want to leave to those who come after us. It's not just an 'environment encyclical', it leads us to ask ourselves about the meaning of existence and the values at the heart of social life: "What is the purpose of our life in this world? What is the goal of our work and all our efforts? What need does the earth have of us?"

Post your pledge here by email and it will be added to the board LIve SImply Pledge

Look out for more live simply ideas and things we can do together as a parish family in the coming weeks and months

How about joining freecycle - a great way of handing on those unwanted items and finding things you need for free visit the Ipswich page FreeCycle

For Christmas 2016 we did not have the usual Christmas trees in our churches as we made a donation of £126 (the cost the Christmas trees for St Mary's and Holy Family & St Michael's) to the Woodland trust who will be able to plant 42 trees in the coming year - for more information please visit woodland Trust