Welcome to the website for Bridport Catholic Parish. We hope that we can share here with you something of how we try to live our Catholic faith in this lovely part of West Dorset.
If there is more you want to know, then contact us at the Parish Office (01308 422 594) or Presbytery (01308 424 754).
Better still, whether you are already a Catholic or not, come and join us for Mass to see who we are, what we do and how we do it. May God bless you, and those you love.
Bridport is a parish of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Plymouth.Reg. Charity No: 213227.
Normal Mass Times
The normal routine for Mass in the week is as follows:
10am on Sunday at Bridport
Noon on Tuesday at Bridport
10am on Wednesday at Beaminster
10am on Thursday at Bridport
10am on Friday at Chideock.
9:30am on Saturday at Bridport, with Confession at 9am.
The First Mass of Sunday is on Saturday at 6pm, moving between the 3 churches; Beaminster on the first and third Saturday of the month, Chideock on the second and fourth Saturday of the month, and when there is a fifth Saturday of the month, at Bridport.
HOWEVER THE ROUTINE SOMETIMES HAS TO BE CHANGED, SO PLEASE DO CHECK IN THE NEWSLETTER FOR THE CURRENT WEEK’S TIMETABLE.
Addresses of Churches
Bridport – St Mary and St Catherine Church, Victoria Grove, Bridport, DT6 3AD.
Beaminster – St John’s Church, Shotmoor, Beaminster, DT8 3EL.
Chideock – Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs, and St Ignatius Church, North Road, Chideock, DT6 6LF.
Contact Details for Parish Office and Priest
Parish Office Bridport (Tuesday – Friday 08:30 – 13:00)
Secretary: Faith Leborgne
Telephone: 01308 422 594
Priest: Fr Richard Meyer 01308 424 754
Profile of Parish Priest
The Priest of Bridport Catholic Parish is Fr Richard Meyer. He was brought up in the Church of England and served in its ordained ministry for over 20 years. He is a qualified teacher. He became a Catholic in 1994 and was ordained Priest in 2002. Fr Richard was Chaplain of the Catholic School for Girls at Leweston, Sherborne until 2010 when the Bishop asked him to move to Bridport Parish. His home and office is by the Parish Church in Bridport (01308 424 754). Fr Richard was married to Jan (who died in February 2014) and has 2 children and 5 grandchildren.