St Michael Sonning Common


The St Michael’s Parish Weekend starts this week on Friday

The Theme for this year is ‘Exploring the Church’s mission to reach out’!

On Friday 26th at 7.00pm, a Mass introducing the theme of the weekend will be held in the church followed by a fish and chip supper in the Parish Hall. Fish & chips, £5/head, ordered via the list in the church.


We continue on Saturday 27th from 10.00am—12.30pm. For the adults, Fr Paul will be giving a set of talks in the church and, at the same time, activities for children will be laid on in the Parish Hall. The morning's activities will finish with shared picnic at lunchtime. In the evening Pangbourne Silver Band will be performing for us in the church, in memory of Edmund Pike, from 7.30pm—9.30pm. Tickets are £5 per adult or £10 for families and are on sale at the door. Interval refreshments—tea, coffee and a selections of cakes—are included in the ticket price. The money raised from this event will go towards the church's finances.


On Sunday 28th from 12 noon the weekend’s celebrations will come to an end with a shared Parish Lunch. Come along at about noon and bring a dish/plate of food to share.



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.

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