Welcome to Saint Mary’s Church, Harborne, Birmingham, UK.

Order of St. Augustine.

Archdiocese of Birmingham

Our Weekly Newsletterhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/letter1.html
Times of Serviceshttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/services.html
Contact St. Mary’shttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/contact.html
Location Maphttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/locationmap.html
Fr. Bernard’s Sunday Homilyhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/homily.html
St. Mary’s Schoolhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/school.html
Organisations, Groups and Activitieshttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/groups.html
Churches Together in Harbornehttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/together.html
History of St. Mary’shttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/history1.html
Your Priests at St. Mary’shttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/priests.html
“Mini Mary’s” Sunday Gospel for Childrenhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/minimarys.html
Today’s Mass Readingshttp://www.universalis.com/mass.htm
Guided Online Tour of  St. Mary’shttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/tour.html

INDEX

Sunday Children’s Liturgyhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/Organisations/childliturgy.html
RETURN TO FRONT PAGEhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/index.html
St. Mary’s Parish Centrehttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/centre.html
A few more pages and links...http://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/morelinks.html
Daily Prayershttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/prayers.html

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“Before all else, live together in harmony, being of one mind and one heart on the way to God.”  St. Augustine.

St. Mary’s Church History Pages: Clare Priory

Clare Priory was the first house of the Austin (Augustinian) Friars in England having been established in 1248 at the invitation of Richard de Clare. It is one of the oldest religious houses in England  and is situated in the shadows of Clare Castle on the banks of the River Stour in Suffolk.

Following its suppression in 1538 the house passed through many hands and uses until the Augustinian Friars purchased the house in 1953 and so they returned to their origins in England.

It is now a Parish and Retreat Centre and welcomes all visitors to its picturesque grounds, Priory Ruins, and Shrine, either for long stays or group Retreats. See below for more information about Clare Priory, and its history.

Index:

Information about Clare Priory - a Parish and Retreat Centre.http://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/History/clarehistory2.html
A Selection of Photos of Clare Prioryhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/History/clarehistory5.html
A new Church for Clare Prioryhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/History/clarehistory2a.html
History of Clare Prioryhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/History/clarehistory1.html
14th Century Map of Clare Prioryhttp://www.saintmarysharborne.org.uk/History/clarehistory3.html
Clare Priory Web Sitehttp://www.clarepriory.org.uk