The Benefice of St Mary the Virgin, Higham Ferrers 
 and St. John the Baptist Chelveston-cum-Caldecott
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We are sad to report that Fr. Roger Davison, former Vicar of the parish,  died on 24th April, at the age of 95.

Funeral to be held at the College of St Barnabas,
Blackberry Lane, Lingfield RH7 6NJ on Mon 22nd May at 11 am
   

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WELCOME
 
Welcome to the Church of Mary the Virgin, and to our website.
 
We are a family-focussed church within the Catholic tradition of the Church of England, serving the parish community of Higham Ferrers.  We gather for worship every Sunday and during the week, focussing on the celebration of Christ’s presence amongst us in the Mass.
 
You can find out more about our life as a church community and the different events and activities available for all ages through this website.  Whatever your background or interests, you can be assured of a warm welcome here.
 
Fr Richard

 
 
SERVICES THIS WEEK
 
CAN BE FOUND ON THE WORSHIP PAG E
 
 
                                      

See the Readings and Prayers for this week
BAPTISM INFORMATION
click here
Access to the Church

Unfortunately the church is no longer open other than at service times or when events are taking place due to constraints placed on us by our insurers.

The keys are no longer available for unaccompanied access either but visits may be arranged in advance by contacting one of the following:-
Vicar, Fr. Richard  01933  314750
Church Wardens:-
Pam  01933  356717  or  David   01933  623530   to arrange access.  
Special Group visits are very welcome by appointment.
 

SAFEGUARDING POLICY


The Parish takes the safeguarding of its church members very seriously and has a detailed policy in place for their protection with Sorcha Startin as Parish Safeguarding Officer.
The Policy document can be seen here.
The church also has a comprehensive Health and Safety policy and the building is subject to weekly checks to ensure compliance with the policy.