St Michael Sonning Common
Due to government regulations introduced on 5th November all Masses with a congregation have been suspended. Fr Michael will celebrate Mass behind closed doors each weekday at the usual time and at 10.30am on Sunday. All will be streamed via YouTube and can be followed by using these links:

Thursday 26th November - 2.00pm (Annamaria White RIP. Requiem Mass) https://youtu.be/S0dYh75dJ20
Friday 27th November - 9.30am https://youtu.be/oIXMu5iKL5E
Sunday 29th November (1st of Advent) - 10.30am https://youtu.be/Uaj_Mv1gO7Q
Monday 30th November - 9.30am (St Andrew) https://youtu.be/wFolJnpqZB4
Tuesday 1st December - 12.00pm (St Edmund Campion) https://youtu.be/Jxvc7Q7irlQ
Wednesday 2nd December - 9.30am https://youtu.be/_5ezeXw3E8c
Thursday 3rd December - 12.00pm (St Francis Xavier) https://youtu.be/zFEk5nfga_I
Friday 4th December - 9.30am https://youtu.be/Y1mYENm5HJc
Sunday Vigil 5th December (2nd of Advent) - 5.30pm https://youtu.be/B5yMaQgl3x4
Sunday 6th December (2nd of Advent) - 9.00am https://youtu.be/gNliDlFkQoo
Sunday 6th December (2nd of Advent) - 10.30am https://youtu.be/9ElfI2KYqqg

Permission to reprint, podcast, and / or stream the music in this service obtained from ONE LICENSE with license #A-737382. All rights reserved.

Masses will be available on YouTube for viewing for up to 1 week after the event.

The church will be open for private prayer between 2-5pm this Sunday with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Please adhere to the COVID-19 precautions that are in place.

If anyone is in need of the sacrament of the sick (last rites) please contact Fr Michael on 0118 9723418

If you wish to make a financial donation to the parish this can be done online via the diocesan website at: https://www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk/support-our-work

Follow the instructions and select 'Sonning Common' when prompted.


St Michael Catholic Church, Sonning Common is situated in South Oxfordshire and is part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham. As well as Sonning Common, the parish includes Emmer Green, Caversham Park Village in North Reading and a number of smaller South Oxfordshire villages including Kidmore End, Rotherfield Peppard and Stoke Row.


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  • To be a first point of contact and welcome for people searching for a Catholic church in this area.
  • To keep current members of the parish community informed of parish activities.

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