Welcome to the home page for the Catholic Parish of the Immaculate Conception, North Devon. The Parish covers a large geographical area, including the towns of Barnstaple and South Molton, many villages and even parts of Exmoor. There are two Churches in the Parish – the Parish Church of St. Mary, Immaculate Mother of God, in Barnstaple and the Church of St. Joseph, in South Molton.

The Parish is under the Patronage of St. Cuthbert Mayne – one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales – who was born at Youlston and baptised in St. Peter’s Parish Church, Shirwell, about two miles north of Barnstaple.


St Mary’s is central to the town being almost opposite the main bus station of the town.

The Presbytery,Higher Church StreetBarnstaple

EX32 8JEClick here to see a map

St Joseph’s is on East Street – the main thoroughfare for South Molton…… Visitors are always welcome to any of our celebrations……..

St Joseph's ChurchEast StreetSouth MoltonClick here to see a map