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Confessions before Sunday Mass at Parlour 3
May 22 at 9:00 am – 9:30 am

To find Parlour 3, please enter by the Narthex and turn right, and go to the end of the Narthex, and through the door.  Continue past the lobby where the lift is situated, and through the next door.  Parlour 3 is then on your right.

Bible Study at St Benedict's (Parish Office)
May 23 at 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

A 12 week course entitled The Big Picture, about God’s plan of Salvation from Genesis to Revelation, looking at major events and people. It involves watching a session on DVD, daily reflections at home, coming together to discuss our thoughts, with time for questions etc. One of the focus points is to see how this affects us in our lives individually, as Church members and in the larger world

Welcome to Worth Abbey Parish

For more information on giving to the parish, click below.
Parish Giving

A Message from Abbot Mark on Living with COVID-19 in Worth Abbey Church To help us all keep one-another safe, please may we ask you to observe the following guidelines: 1. If you are experiencing the symptoms of COVID-19, or have recently tested positive, please remain at home until you recover. 2. Please sanitise your hands at the door of the Church as you arrive. 3. Please consider wearing a face-mask inside the Abbey Church, as an act of charity towards those who remain vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus. Thank you

Video live streaming of the Parish Sunday Vigil Mass celebrated each Saturday at 5.00pm can be viewed here. **Privacy Impact Assessment of Live Stream**


The Ascension of the Lord On the Feast of the Ascension there will be a Vigil Mass on Wednesday 25th May at 7.30pm and a Mass with the School at 4.30pm on Thursday 26th May (please note that on this day there will be no Monastic Mass at 5.30pm)




CAFOD Appeal for children’s projects

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, children around the world are experiencing an increase in serious mental health problems. Whether it’s the stress and anxiety of living through uncertainty, or the anger and pain of grief for a loved one who has died, children need the right support to help them confront and overcome these emotional challenges. Donate to CAFOD’s Singing to the Lions Appeal today and your donation will go directly towards their work with children.


Bloodshed follows bloodshed: a reflection on the latest round of violence in the Holy Land by the Justice and Peace Commission of the Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center on 16th May 2022



About The Parish

We, the parish of Worth Abbey, in the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton, welcome parishioners from a wide area.  We benefit from a unique location among the Benedictine monastic community of Worth.  We wish to become, by the grace of God, a strong Community, united in prayer to Jesus and to one another, by relations of love and commitment.

Our mission is to foster values of welcome and hospitality towards our fellow Christians, and to those of other faiths and none.

We are committed to service and outreach to the poor and those in need; to evangelisation; to the young; and to the protection of God’s Creation.

We seek to build upon existing work to nurture a flourishing parish 

To register as a parish member, please click here

Please remember that the green bin in the Parish Office porch is available for your food bank donations.

Weekly updates

D’Arcy’s Organ Music 21st/22nd May 2022

Sunday Mass Sheet for the Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year C) 15th May 2022

“Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.” John 14: 23-29 CAFOD’s Weekly Reflection for the Sixth Sunday of Easter (Year C) 22nd May 2022

Watch  Bishop Richard’s weekly video podcast for the Sixth Sunday of Easter (Year C) 22nd May  2022 or read it here

Prayer requests can be found on the Pastoral Care page.

Prayer Request


Help tackle the growing plastic crisis. Join the UK’s biggest plastic investigation. Count your plastic for one week – 16-22 May 2022. Across the country, households of all shapes and sizes, schools, community groups and businesses, will gather new evidence. How much plastic are we really having to throw away, and what happens to it?

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God of Mercy,
We pray for Ukraine. For all of humanity distorted by war.
For all the lives lost, homes seized and peace broken.
May the Spirit of comfort and compassion envelop all who dwell in fear. May the Spirit of wisdom and humility enliven our global leaders. May we affirm the dignity and rights of all. May we seek peace.