Parish Groups

The Marian Group

The Marian Group meets every First Saturday of the month at 12.00 pm in the Upper Room of St. Mary's Hall. Come and learn more about the life of devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. For more information contact Rebeeca Goodlad at 

Pro-Life Group

The Pro-Life Group seeks to create awareness about the delicate issues like abortion and the protection of life right from the first moment of conception till death. For more information contact Fr Philomeno James M. Gilfoyle at the Parish Office.

Knights of St Columba

A Fraternal order organised nationally for practicing Catholic men aged 16 and over. Membership is non-party political and is not exclusive to any class of people other than they must be practising Catholics. Their aims are to serve God, the Church and each other in Charity, Fraternity and Unity. Click here to view their website.

Outreach Ministry

A team of volunteers involved in the street outreach every Thursday afternoon and in Nightfever every other month. If you would like to be a street missionary and help with the Nightfever and Adoration Outreach you can contact Mike Slater at 07813154167 for more information.

Adult Choir

The adult choir sings every Sunday at the 11 am Mass (except for the children's Mass). Choir Practice is held periodically. If you would like to join the choir contact Sister M. Victoria at the Parish Office for more information.


If you would like to become a reader you can contact Sandra Dugan at 07762610353 for St. Mary's Church and Mo Feltham at 01329513283 for St. Columba's.

Flower Arrangers

If you are good at flower arranging and decorations in general and would like to help out in the church, you can contact Jane Roberts at 02392369375.

Money Counters

Money counters are needed. If you are able to give time to this work you can contact us at the Parish Office.

Altar Servers

Membership of the Guild of St Stephen is open to any boy or man, without any limit of age, who can serve Mass, and who has shown proof of a desire to conform to the object of the Guild. Click here to read the Altar Server Handbook. To join the Guild of St Stephen contact Fr Pio M. Idowu at the Parish Office.

Junior Choir

St Cecilia's Junior Choir is the Youth Choir of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Gosport.  The choir is an opportunity for young children to be active participants in the joyous celebration of the Mass by leading the congregation in worshiping the Lord through song. To join the Junior Choir contact Fr Pio M. Idowu at the Parish Office

St Mary's Youth Group

St Mary's Youth Group is for teenage boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 18 and who have already received the Sacrament of Confirmation. To join contact Fr Pio M. Idowu at the Parish Office.

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