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The History of St. Mary's Church, Ipswich

Looking at the modern church of St. Mary's, built in 1960, you might well think that this is a new parish which grew out of an expanding town population: but in fact you are standing near the oldest Catholic church in Ipswich since the Reformation.
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The History of the Church of the Holy Family and St. Michael's, Kesgrave


The church was built in 1931 in memory of Squadron Leader Michael Rope and the 47 others, including the Secretary of State of Air, who died with him in the wreck of HM Airship R101 at Allonne near Beauvais on 5th October 1930.
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Live Simply Wildflower Gardens

Thank you to all who signed up to plant a wildflower patch in their gardens.

for more information please click here Parish LiveSimply Wildflower Patches

Please remember to take and save photos of your wildflower patch








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 Calendar 2018






Recent letters from Pope Francis

Letter : Care for our Common Home - Laudato Si










Live Simply Wildflower Gardens - as part of our Live Simply parish commitment we are being invited to plant a wildflower patch in our gardens. The Parish has supplied some seeds. Your wildflower patch could be as small or as large as you like, but nothing too onerous - from a metre square to ... well you decide. Parish LiveSimply Wildflower Patches



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