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Welcome to the Catholic parish of St. Cuthbert Mayne at Launceston, the gateway to Cornwall, and to our church, built over 100 years ago, which contains the National Shrine of St. Cuthbert Mayne who died for his faith in 1577.

May God give you love, joy and peace.

Canon David Annear
Fr David Annear - St Cuthbert Mayne Church, Launceston, Cornwall
The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Launceston in June conincides with the 440th anniversary of the arrest of St Cuthbert Mayne.  Please click here for more details.
Please click here for details of Parish and Diocesan events in 2017
Fr. David has written a short statement on the Catholic Faith. Click here to read it

Fr. David's latest book

The Religious Heritage of North and East Cornwall, is now available at all our churches or from the Parish Office.  Over 100 illustrations. 

Click here for details on this and Fr. David's other books.


Jesus says: "Follow me by speaking of me to those with whom you live, in your work, your conversations and among your friends.  Follow me by proclaiming the Gospel to all, especially to the least among us, so that no one will fail to hear the word of life which sets us free from every fear and enables us to trust in the faithfulness of God"

Click here for details of our Rosary group
and here for details of the Callington St. Padre Pio prayer group

Diocese of Plymouth
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Plymouth is a Latin Rite Roman Catholic diocese in England. The episcopal see is Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Boniface, located in Plymouth, Devon. The diocese covers the counties of Cornwall, Devon and Dorset, stretching from Penzance and the Isles of Scilly in the west, to parts of Bournemouth in the east. It is divided into five deaneries: Cornwall, Dorset, Exeter and North and East Devon, Plymouth, and Torbay.

St. Cuthbert Mayne's Feast Day is 29th November

A Parish of the Catholic Diocese of Plymouth  •  Registered Charity No: 213227

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