Would you like to help preserve St Mary’s for the future?


Why not join The Friends of St Mary’s Church?  The Friends exists to help preserve the fabric of the building and engage in the mission of the church to the community. Membership can be paid for life, or annually, and we accept Standing Orders for monthly annual subscriptions.


Send a message asking the Friends’ Secretary to get in touch with you.

St Mary’s Aberavon stands on a site that has been the centre of Christian worship since at least the 12th Century.

Times of services


Sunday Mass is at 11.00am.

We occasionally have Benefice services on a Sunday morning, so it is always worth checking the time of this Sunday’s Mass by looking at this month’s calendar link on the Home Page


Weekday masses

Tuesdays at      10.00am

Wednesdays at 11.00am


Check the times of Holy Days othrough the calendar link on the Home Page


To arrange weddings and baptisms please see the Contact Us tab above.

The church is open during the hours of daylight for anyone to call in and enjoy the peace.

Church Choir

We have a small but dedicated group of people who help lead the singing. If anyone is interested in joining the church choir please contact the Rector. ( See Contact Us tab).

Dic Penderyn

The churchyard is the burial place of one of the most famous of 19th Century Welsh men: Richard Lewis, known as Dic Penderyn.

His grave attracts visitors from all over Wales.

You can read something about him

by clicking this link



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