Saint Mary's Parish Church
Holy Island
Vicar: Rev'd Dr. Paul M. Collins
Wardens: Dr. R. Booth, M. Fleeson
Located in the southwest corner of the village, the Anglican 'Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin' is reputed to stand on the site of the original monastery founded by Aidan in 635ad. Parts of the structure date back to the 7th century, several hundred years before the appearance of the Priory.
Whilst its main role is to serve the small Island community it is also a year-around focus for tens of thousands of visitors and pilgrims - Christian and others.
Visit our Parish Church Nave The Nave
Visit the Church Chancel The Chancel
LOOK AROUND If you have the time during your busy day, we would like to welcome you on one of our virtual tours, inside the Church. We hope it enables you to experience a few moments of quietness and enjoyment as you look around. Perhaps one day you will enjoy the visit for real. (Simply hold your mouse over one of the two pictures on the left, click-left and the pop-up tour will unfold... )

 Holy Communion
 Village Communion
- visitors always welcome -
   Note: Any changes to service times or
   additional services will be posted on notice
   board in Church porch.
Beneath the roof tops of Holy Island Beneath the roof tops of Holy Island lives a small Christian community - our community.
contact us
The Island Site Easter on Holy Island The Island Information Pages
The Webmaster's Page