Mater Amabilis

The Catholic Church in Ambleside

Our parish community extends a warm welcome to visitors and tourists from all over the world.

Our parish is an active member of Churches Together in Ambleside District, collaborating with the Anglican, Baptist, Methodist, and Quaker traditions

Mass Times

Sundays at 9:30 am
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6:00 pm
Saturdays at 9:30 am

Please check the notice board outside Church for weekday Mass variations.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available before Mass and by arrangement.

Thank you, in advance, for your generous offerings. We are a small parish, and these make a big difference for us. If you are eligible for Gift Aid, please complete the details on the envelopes on the pews.

Please join us after Mass on Sunday for refreshments. All proceeds to the Missionary Community of St Paul the Apostle in Africa, which we have supported for over 20 years.

Contact Details

Mater Amabilis Catholic Church
Wansfell Road, Ambleside
Cumbria, LA22 0EG
Tel: O1539 432283

Our Priest in Charge is Rev Fr Kevan Dorgan

Fr Kevan is also Parish Priest at Our Lady and St Herbert’s in Windermere.

Our parish is in Lancaster Diocese. The full name is Lancaster Roman Catholic Diocese Trustees, Registered Charity No 234331.

The painting alongside is by our beloved parishioner, John Cornforth, RIP.