Pastoral Care

The pastoral care of the parish is looked after by:
– Fr Ambrose McCambridge OSB (parish priest),
– Father Timothy Gorham OSB
– Fr Robin Burgess
– Fr Dominic Taylor OSB
– Deacon Gordon Nunn
– Krysia Carr (Pastoral Coordinator)
all of whom can be contacted through the parish office.

Special Needs

Sacramental preparation for those with special needs can usually be provided; please contact the Catechetical Coordinator through the parish office.

Large print hymn books & large print newsletters are available on the table near the font and in the bookshop porch.

The church and Parish Hall and Bulbeck Room have a hard of hearing loop.

There is disabled person’s parking in Marchwood Crescent by the front of the church and ramped access to the church. A more convenient access route is from Montpelier Avenue – to the North side of the Abbey – with a side road leading past the school playground (and Sunday carpark) to a small number of disabled person’s parking spaces directly next to entrance.

There is a toilet in the parish centre for those with special mobility needs.

A wheelchair may be borrowed from the parish office for visits to the church and parish centre.

Mrs Philly Codrington is our special needs coordinator.

Holy Communion for the Housebound
Contact Deacon Gordon Nunn c/o the parish office

May be contacted via one of the priests or the Parish Office.

Pastoral Coordinator
The parish employs a Pastoral Coordinator Mrs Krysia Carr whose role it is to help develop pastoral ministry
including home visiting.

Blessing of Parishioners in their Own Homes
It is a custom in the Church for pastors and their assistants to visit the homes of parishioners in their own homes over the period from Easter Sunday to Pentecost to celebrate a blessing. If you would like one of the priests to visit to bless your home please contact Krysia Carr at the parish office or email