St John the Baptist RC Church, Rochdale


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Welcome to St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Rochdale.

We are part of the Parish of St. Gabriel & All the Angels, Castleton, with St. John the Baptist, Rochdale.

Our Parish Priest is Fr Michael Johonnett.


Where are we?

The church is on Dowling St., about five minutes walk from the centre of Rochdale. We are opposite the old Fire Station (now the Fireground Museum), and across the road from Rochdale railway station and the Metrolink interchange. The church has its own off-street car park.

Please also visit our Parish page: St. Gabriel & All the Angels with St. John the Baptist


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Stay with us, Lord, on our Journey



Contact Information

Saint John The Baptist Catholic Church

Dowling Street
OL11 1EX

Tel: 01706 631973

Meeting times

Services for the w/c Monday 15th April:


Monday @ Thursday @ 10.00am


Saturday @ 12 noon

Confessions: 11.00 - 11.45am


Sunday @ 9.15am 



Baptisms by appointment: please liaise with Fr. Michael

Weddings by appointment: a minimum of six months notice is required


Parish Office:

40 Smalley Street, Castleton,  OL11 3EB

Tel: 01706 631973 and leave a message


Where we are

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