Welcome to our parish website
Our Roman Catholic parish in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, UK, is part of the Grantham deanery within the Diocese of Nottingham.
Saint John the Baptist, Pray for Us
Private Prayer & Exposition
The church is currently not open
for private prayer
for private prayer
Sacrament of Reconciliation
by appointment with Father Tom
From the 15th March the Sanctuary in St John's will be redecorated, with the work expected to take up to 6 weeks. Sunday Masses during this time will take place in the hall at St Francis Primary School. Due to coronavirus restrictions places for Mass will still need to be pre-booked using the Diocese's Mass booking website: https://massbooking.uk/parish.php?p=862
To view the proposed images for the redecoration please click here.
First Holy Communion27/02/2020
Due to the pandemic, arrangements for last year's First Holy Communion candidates were postponed. All of last year's candidates will be contacted soon with details of the rearrangements. We would like to gauge interest from our Year 3 families for First Holy Communion in the parish this year. Please can you register your interest by emailing the Head Teacher (Mrs Brown) directly through
firstname.lastname@example.org or through a message in Class Dojo.
In this issue from the Diocese's Adult Formation, Justice and Peace & Caritas Commissions: Support for a telephone befriending scheme in your parish; Prepare the Future: workshop on 18 March; Protect vulnerable families on Universal Credit - petition; Here: Now: Us - catch up on the Open Evening, and Make your parish a beacon for young people.
CAFOD's Lent Appeal20/02/2021
Help transform lives today. In Ethiopia, Abdella walks ten hours a day to find water for his family. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjtDxhOvKXs
We in Melton Mowbray can help to support communities like Abdella’s by donating to CAFOD’s Lent Appeal here: https://cafod.org.uk/Give/Donate-to-CAFOD/Lent-Appeal