Bideford Catholic Churches

Catholic Churches of Bideford and Torrington


Welcome to the Website for Bideford Catholic Churches. The parish has Churches in both Bideford and Torrington and covers a wide geographical area, from Instow to the North, Petrockstowe to the South and Welcombe to the West.

As the Corona Virus 'Lock-Down' has been eased in England, some services have been able to resume in our Churches in Bideford & Torrington:-

It has been confirmed that the changes to the guidance and law regarding meeting in groups no larger than six which will take effect from Monday 14 September -
Do not apply to places of worship.

The Church has been taped off to allow only about 20/25 people because of social distancing. Stewards will be on hand to direct people, masks must be worn also sanitising of hands will be required upon entering. If you arrive at the Church and it is already full, then unfortunately you will not be allowed in.

NHS Track & Trace APP: QR Codes are now on display in the entrance of our Churches. You can scan these codes using the NHS Track & Trace App each time you attend Mass. Alternatively, you can continue to fill out the paper Track & Trace forms that have been in use for the past few months. Thank you.

See our Masses page for times of services.

Our Churches consist of The Church of The Sacred Heart in Bideford and
The Church of The Holy Family in Torrington.

Please click on the pictures below to find out more about the history of each church.

If you would like to contact us, use our contact form.