The Friars - Aylesford

- encouraging an openness to God of anyone who comes

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Year of Mercy Saturdays (from 14th May)
12 noon Mass, 2 - 2.20pm Catechesis on the Year of Mercy, 2.30pm Entry through the Door of Mercy and Confessions

Welcome to The Friars

Set in the heart of Kent, England, The Friars - Aylesford Priory - is an ancient religious house of the Order of Carmelites dating back to the 13th Century. Over the centuries and now today The Friars has become for thousands of visitors:

  • a place of peace
  • a community of prayer
  • an experience of God
  • a centre of welcome
  • a venue for gathering
  • a work of art


Sunday 26th June SUMMER FAYRE

Events coming up:

Sunday 24th April Kent's All Ford Car Show

Monday 2nd May
Altar Servers Pilgrimage

Saturday 7th May
Legion of Mary Pilgrimage

Saturday 14th May
Commissioning Day for Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist

Sunday 15th May
Missionaries of Charity & Co-workers Pilgrimage

Wenesday 25th May
Good Shepherd Schools Liturgy

Tuesday 31st May
UCM Southwark Pilgrimage

Farmers' Market here every third Sunday of the month


The Friars, Aylesford Kent ME20 7BX
Tel: 01622 717272 Fax: 01622 715575 Email: contact
Please note that dogs, other than guide dogs, are not allowed in the grounds of the Priory

The Friars Aylesford (Limited by Guarantee. Incorporated 1997. Registered in England No. 3487590. Charity No. 1068518. Registered office, The Friars, Aylesford, Kent. ME20 7BX. England.