The Friars - Aylesford

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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































2018 Retreat Programme

2018 Pilgrimage Leaflet

Events coming up

Sunday 12 August
Pilgrimage of the Sick
11.30am Mass of the Assumption with Sacrament of the Sick, 3.15pm Rosary Procession & Benediction.

Wednesday 15 August
Holy Day of Obligation
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7.30am & 12 noon Mass

Sunday 19 August
Catholic Tamil Marian Pilgrimage
11am Gathering Liturgy 12 noon Mass, 3.30pm Procession & Benediction

Sunday 26 August
Kerala Catholic Chaplincy Pilgrimage
12 noon Mass, 2.30;m Procession & Benediction

Monday 27 August
Divine Mercy Pilgrimag
10.30am-4.30pm. Mass 12 noon


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.