Cartmel Priory Church of St Mary & St Michael, Cartmel

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Ancient Jewel - Living Church

Welcome to the Priory Church of St. Mary and St. Michael, Cartmel.  The Priory is indeed an ancient jewel and a living Church. We are open daily and there are many activities during the week as well as three services each Sunday.  The Priory Church has been a place of pilgrimage for over 800 years and is a sacred space that energises  and shapes religious meaning.  The Priory is a haven of peace and tranquillity, somewhere "to be", helping to relieve the pressures of modern living.  Whatever brings you to the Priory Church, you are most welcome.  Blessings.

Nick Devenish - Vicar for the Priory Church.

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The Reverend Nick Devenish
The Vicarage
Priest Lane
LA11 6PU
015395 36261

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Holy Communion
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Sung Eucharist
Except 27 September 2015
Every Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Common Worship
Sung Eucharist
On 27 September 2015 only
Every first Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Coffee Common Worship
Choral Evensong
Every Sunday at 3:30 PM for 1 hour
until Monday 19th October 2020
Common Worship


Holy Communion
Every Tuesday at 7:30 AM for 40 minutes
Common Worship


Guided Tour
Every Wednesday at 11:00 AM for ½ hour


Holy Communion
Every Thursday at 10:15 AM for 40 minutes
Book of Common Prayer


Silence in the Priory
Every Friday at 5:30 PM for ½ hour


Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Floodlight

Guided Tours
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Clergy: The Revd Canon Nicholas John ASH
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 12400
Built: 1188 onwards
Archdeaconry: WESTMORELAND & FURNESS (572)
Deanery: WINDERMERE (57203)
Benefice: Cartmel Peninsula (07/062BT)
Parish Legal Name: Cartmel (570243 7/243)
CofE Church Info: (607243 7/243)
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This page was last updated on Tuesday 10th March 2015
Cartmel Priory Church of St Mary & St Michael , In the centre of the village of Cartmel, Cartmel, Cumbria, LA11 6QD

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