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.

Mass is celebrated at the parish church of St John the Baptist and by kind permission of the Franciscan Sisters Minoress, St Francis' Convent Chapel.

Saint John the Baptist, Pray for Us

The celebration of public Mass in Melton has temporarily been suspended.

9:00am Sunday Morning Mass will continue to be livestreamed.

Private Prayer & Exposition

The church is currently not open for
Private Prayer/Exposition

Sacrament of Reconciliation

By appointment with Father Tom

Today's Gospel

News & Events

Parish Coronavirus Guidance (Last Update: 10/01/2021)

Grapevine 19


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.

Click here to read the newsletter.

CAFOD's Lent Appeal


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

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Holy Father's Message for Lent 2021


“Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem” (Mt 20:18)
Lent: a Time for Renewing Faith, Hope and Love

Bishop Patrick has asked that Pope Francis' message for Lent be made available to all parishioners.

Click here to download the message (PDF)

Becoming Catholic

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Parish Priest: Rev. Monsignor Canon Thomas McGovern

Tel: 01664 562274 Email: stjbstp@gmail.com

Facebook: @MeltonCatholics Twitter: @MeltonCatholics