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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)


Journey of Faith 2017 -2018
This September we begin a time of preparation for those seeking to be welcomed as members of the Catholic Church. Our Parish Journey of Faith course follows the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) and is a time of prayer, preparation, celebration and welcome into the Catholic Church. The time of preparation is from September this year to next Easter.

Interested in Becoming a Catholic? Welcome to St Mary’s Parish. If you have just moved into the area or have found us for the first time - You are most welcome.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Catholic Church and would like to find out more you are invited to join us for our Journey of Faith Welcome Evening on Thursday 21 September 2017 at 8pm – 9pm in St Mary’s Parish Hall. or speak to Fr John on 01473 728115 or email Fr John

Journey of Faith 2017 to 2018 Program


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 www.thepopevideo.org and www.jesuit.org.uk/prayingwithpope

Below is the Pope Video for August 2017

Below is the Pope Video for July 2017


Latest News

This Week's Newsletter

Newsletter 6.8.17

Newsletter 30.7.17

Newsletter 23.7.17

Newsletter 16.7.17



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





Join in CAFOD's latest campaign - Power to be - and sign the petition to the World Bank

CAFOD click here for how to be involved




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