St Michael Sonning Common
Diocesan Vision, Unfolding God's Plan

Archbishop Bernard's pastoral letter outling the Diocesan Vision can be found by clicking the Newsletters tab, 2021, Pastoral Letter 13th June 2021. The follow up leaflet "Behold I am making all things new" is available by clicking here

To read Archbishop Bernard's Pastoral Letter (17 Oct 2021) on the Diocesan Vision and the Synodal Pathway click the Newsletters tab, 2021, Pastoral Letter 17th October 2021.
St Michael's is open for public worship. We still encourage social distancing and mask wearing since the wellbeing of our parishioners is our main concern while infection rates remain high.

For the benefit of those self-isolating and the housebound, Masses are streamed live on our YouTube channel and can be accessed via the following links:
Friday 22nd October - 9.30am https://youtu.be/H8fOhug_IiY
30th Sunday (Vigil) 23rd October - 5.30pm https://youtu.be/IrTPO8XzIH8
30th Sunday 24th October - 9.00am https://youtu.be/Ez13cujWxgw
30th Sunday 24th October - 10.30am https://youtu.be/WEfJR2LNFGE
Monday 25th October - 9.30am https://youtu.be/vf2-qi5Qg0s
Tuesday 26th October - 12.00pm https://youtu.be/XQCqKoqVd74
Wednesday 27th October - 9.30am https://youtu.be/37SqVB1VDxs
Thursday 28th October - 12.00pm (Ss Simon & Jude - Anniversary John Rogers RIP) https://youtu.be/LewGvjW4jBs
Friday 29th October - 9.30am https://youtu.be/mug0x10apuw
All Saints (Vigil) 30th October - 5.30pm https://youtu.be/3C0TTlOoz4A
All Saints 31st October - 9.00am https://youtu.be/nv9z-32o9CE
All Saints 31st October - 10.30am https://youtu.be/XJG0X61qnTI
Permission to reprint, podcast, and / or stream the music in these services obtained from ONE LICENSE with license #A-737382. All rights reserved

Mass videos will remain on YouTube for a few days after the event.

If you require the Sacrament of the Sick please contact the parish office.

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.


The aim of our website is two-fold:

  • 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.

If you are new to the parish please click here or visit the New Parishioners page in the Parish Notes section.

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