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  • Calendar of Masses for July 2014 - all take place at 11.00 unless otherwise noted

    Friday 4 St Elizabeth of Portugal
    Saturday 5 Our Lady St Mary on Saturday
    Sunday 6 Third Sunday after Trinity (EH695)


    7 feria
    Friday 11 St Benedict, Patron of Europe
    Saturday 12 Our Lady St Mary on Saturday  
    Sunday 13 Fourth Sunday after Trinity (EH696)


    Monday 14 feria


    Friday 18 feria


    Saturday 19 Our Lady St Mary on Saturday


    Sunday 20 Fifth Sunday after Trinity (EH697)


    Monday 21 feria


    Friday 25 St James the Apostle


    Saturday 26 Our Lady St Mary on Saturday


    Sunday 27
    Sixth Sunday AFTER TRINITY (EH698)


    Monday 28 feria



Service Times & Opening Times

Every Saturday at 11am - Low Mass

Every Sunday at 11am - Solemn Mass

Every Monday at 11am - Low Mass

Every Friday at 11.00am - Low Mass (Requiem on the last Friday of the month)

The Church is open between 10.00 and 13.00 on Mondays and Fridays, and from 10.00 on Saturdays and Sundays.


Refreshments are served after every mass at S. Agatha's. WCs and car parking available on site.

Festivals and Holy Days of Obligation: as announced 

We follow the new Ordinariate Use, which integrates centuries old Anglican prayers into the Roman rite and was officially introduced at the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory, Warwick St London, on Thursday 10th October 2013.

Enquiries about Reconciliation (Confession), Baptisms, Funerals and Weddings are welcomed.

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The St Agatha's Trust has been awarded a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund to work with the History dept of the University of Portsmouth to produce an oral history of the Landport area. Were you resident, worked in the area, went to school at  St Agatha's School, St John's School or Conway Street School, or attended St Agatha's in the period up to about 1950? If so please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We currently have 20 participants, but would like more!



Festival of Our Lady of Walsingham

A Solemn High Mass and Procession took place on Saturday 28th September 2013. The Bishop of Portsmouth, Rt. Revd. Philip Egan, presided at the mass which was celebrated by Fr John Maunder. The Rite used was the recently adopted Ordinariate rite which is based heavily on the American Book of Divine Worship which in turn uses much of the Book of Common Prayer. The Bishop expressed hope that the congregations of St Agatha's and St John's Cathedral could become more united as both work towards the New Evangelisation.

Members of the Southampton Chamber Choir augmented St Agatha's own choir and sang the Kleine Orgelmesse (Little Organ Mass) by Haydn.

The St Agatha's festival took place on February 8th 2014 at 11.00.

The Homily was given by the Abbot of Farnborough Abbey, the Right Reverend Dom Cuthbert Brogan, and

the Mass setting was the Credo Mass by Mozart (K257) sung by The Newman Consort.



Vestment Exhibition 2015

A major exhibition of High Mass sets, Low Mass sets, copes, banners and frontals is planned for June 2015.

Full details coming soon.


The church is available to hire as a venue for conferences and concerts.

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  • Following a major update, the new St Agatha's website is taking shape. Improvements include Facebook and Twitter intregration and an improved blog.

    May 06, 2012

Contact details

John Maunder
9 East Street
PO16 0BW

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