The Abbey may be closed, but our team continue to pray for the community. If you would like them to say a prayer for you or for someone that you know, get in touch … send an email to or text or leave a voicemail on 07395 883652.More »

By various methods of technology we are able to stream the service this Sunday (29th March) at 9.30am without breaking our social isolation!  Please join us for virtual church either live at 9.30 or watch later. Don’t forget clocks go forward!More »

We would normally be flying our House flag today (25th March) to mark the Annunciation – the day when the Angel Gabriel announced the virgin birth to Mary. Mary said ‘Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word.’ (Luke 1.38)   Like 2,300+ English Churches, Romsey Abbey is dedicated to St Mary (& St Ethelflaeda) and this archive photo shows St Mary’s Chapel in the Abbey.   If you would like to pray The Collect prayer for today (you can also hear this online):   We beseech you, O Lord, pour your grace into our hearts,More »

Some words from Thomas, our vicar …   Even though our churches are closed for the time being and we possibly all feel anxious about what the future holds, we still remain a church community even without a church! It is at times such as these we realise how important friendship, compassion, faith and love are in our daily living. As we look to support each other and look out for those who may be more isolated and vulnerable, I hope you, like me can try to make the most of these new circumstances. It can be an opportunity to focus on new things, toMore »

To help those self isolating we are increasing our live streaming of the 09.30 Parish Eucharist to weekly, during the current Covid-19 outbreak.  We hope you will join us virtually if you are not able to in person and that this will help sustain the Abbey Community during these difficult times.   Streams are available online for a further 28 days and can be watched here on the Abbey website or on YouTube  More »

An important announcement from Romsey Town Council ROMSEY TOWN MAYORS CHARITY CONCERT FRIDAY 13TH MARCH 2020 Because a number of performers for tonight’s concert have pulled out due to Coronavirus concerns, Romsey Town Mayor has no choice but to postpone the Charity Concert this evening in Romsey Abbey. Apologies for any inconvenience.More »

Sunday 15th March 2020, is Revd Nik Gower’s last day with us before taking up his new role as an Army Padre. There will be an opportunity to say our thanks during the 9.30 am and 11.15 am services. Please join Nik, Heidi, Emelia and Adalina after the 9.30 am service for refreshments in the Abbey.More »