Welcome to the Roman Catholic Chaplaincy at Spetchley Park near Worcester. We hope you find what you are looking for here and that you will feel welcome at Spetchley Park.   Should you need more information please contact the Chaplain directly.

  • 3rd Sunday after Pentecost

    Owing to circumstances beyond our control Mass in the Extraordinary (or "Tridentine") Form at 10:45 on Sunday 25 Jun (3rd Sunday after Pentecost) will now be a Low Mass rather than Missa Cantata. Fr Grynowski will be celebrant.

  • 5th Sunday after Pentecost

    The next Sung Mass in the Extraordinary (or "Tridentine") Form with simple Propers will be at 10:45 on Sunday 9 July (5th Sunday after Pentecost).

  • June Bulletin

    The Chaplaincy June bulletin is now available. 

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St John the Baptist, Spetchley Park

The Chapel of St John the Baptist, within Spetchley Park, near Worcester lies in the parish of St George, within the Archdiocese of Birmingham, a province of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales in Communion with the Holy See.


Mass Readings & Divine Office

English (Ordinary Form)


The celebrations indicated are those according to the Ordinary Form Calendar for the Archdiocese of Birmingham.  The Divine Office seeks to fulfill the instruction of Psalm 118(119):  "Seven times a day I praise You".

Latin (Extraordinary Form)

Today's Divine Office sung by the monks of l'Abbaye Sainte-Madeleine du Barroux, France: