St. Mary of the Purification Roman Catholic Church

A long established parish being built in 1865 and has served the Catholic community of Mount Forest since that time.

St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church

St. Thomas joined the St. Mary Parish in June 2016, with the St. Mary Priest serving this Church since that time.

St. Peter Roman Catholic Church

Established in 1878, St Peter Parish is a vibrant church that has served the Catholic community of Ayton for many years.

Since 1993

Welcome to St. Mary's Church

Welcome to our Parish, and thank you for visiting our site. We welcome Parishoners, visitors, and members of the community to join us at Holy Mass and share as we practise the teachings of Jesus Christ.

We are a prayerful Catholic Community that is founded on Holy Scripture and is faithful to the teachings of Jesus Christ under the guidance of the Roman Catholic Church. We are nourished by prayer, Word and sacrament and intend to reach out and share this gift.  We are committed to living the Good News of Salvation in our daily lives and and being servant to all of God's people.

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Read through our weekly bulletin for announcements, events unique to our parish, and loved ones we are keeping in our prayers.