Welcome to our parish community

Our Parish

Since 1953, Clare Priory has been the home of Mother of Good Counsel parish, which serves the villages of Clare, Cavendish, Glemsford, Hundon, Stoke-by-Clare and more.

Join us for Mass

Gather for worship with our whole community.

Get involved

Find out how you can make a difference and help others.

Friends of Augustine

A community inspired by Saint Augustine's way of life.

Join a group

Meet the Friends of Augustine, a community inspired by the way of life of Saint Augustine.

Parish newsletters

The latest weekly Clare Priory newsletter can be downloaded by clicking the button below.

The latest version will be uploaded over the Saturday - Monday period.

Our parish priest

To get in touch with Father George Donaghy OSA, call 01787-277326 or email below.

Craft Fair

Our annual Craft Fair brings thousands of visitors to Clare Priory for a celebration of creativity and art.


We follow the national procedures for the safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk. In the parish, our parish priest is an advisor. Sue Lees, Nicola Whitehead and Ian Constant are our safeguarding officers.

Homilies & talks

Explore inspiring Catholic homilies and thought-provoking talks on faith, spirituality, and Christian living.

Discover the Priory

Explore one of the oldest religious houses in England.

Our retreats

Retreats are a great way to step out of your everyday routine to connect more deeply with God.

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