Servite Church Our Lady of Dolours RC Church


The Parish of Our Lady of Dolours is part of the Westminster RC Diocese and in the pastoral care of the Servite Friars.
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About the Parish

This parish stretches from the River Thames in Chelsea to Old Brompton Road is part of the Roman Catholic Westminster Diocese.
Servite Friars
Our Lady of Dolours Servite church is under the pastoral care of the Servite Friars, since its beginning in 1864. For information on the Servite Friars, click here.
The Servite Community in residence consists of four friars, Frs. Pat Ryall, OSM (Prior), Allan Satur, OSM, Philip Allen, OSM and Chris O’Brien, OSM. Fr. Allan is a Catholic Chaplain at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
Parish History
The parish is steeped in history and to find out more about its rich history, click here.
Parish Today
Fr Pat Ryall OSM is the parish priest assisted by Fr Chris O’Brien OSM. The parish today has evolved into a community of many races and nationalities. There are more than 30 parish groups that belong to the parish.