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Our Parish serves the Church of St. Mary's, Ipswich and The Church of the Holy Family & St. Michael's, Kesgrave.

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)

Please keep in your prayers those who are coming to our Journey of Faith course to learn more about becoming a Catholic

Our Journey of Faith program has now begun. If you are interested in coming along you are welcome to come this Thursday at 8pm - 9pm in St Mary's Parish Hall.

Full details can be downloaded here 2016-2017-Programme.pdf

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 November 2016


This Weeks Newsletter

Newsletter 27.11.16

Newsletter 20.11.16

Newsletter 13.11.16

Forthcoming Events

Buy a Christmas Voucher for a friend or relation to support our brothers and sisters in Cambodia over the first 3 weekends in December vouchers will be on sale after all Sunday Masses in aid of projects in our twin parish in Cambodia READ MORE

Link to all the news from the latest parish trip to Cambodia

St Mary's Parish Live Simply Project with CAFOD

Post your pledge to Live Simply READ MORE

Want to put your faith into action? We've got just the thing for you. Our parish LiveSimply award enables you to strengthen the bonds of community, nourish your spiritual life and care for God's gift of creation. READ MORE

Reflections on the Sunday Gospels from Fr Adrian Graffy

Encyclical Letter - Laudato Si from Pope Francis

Apostolic Letter at the end of the Jubilee of Mercy

download the latest letters to the world from Pope Francis

parish family groups

For more information about our Parish family groups please click on the heart