Becky Short

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Sixth Week of Trinity Term 2018

Hello, I hope you enjoyed the sun this weekend! We were blessed with glorious weather for the Corpus Christi procession, which saw over 300 people walk with the Blessed Sacrament through the streets of Oxford, ending at the Chaplaincy for Benediction, followed by tea and cakes. A huge thank you must go to everyone who made this event such a success - marshals, banner bearers, and most especially the amazing team of volunteers here who coordinated such mammoth refreshment! It's hard to believe that term is going so quickly! All [...]

2018-06-06T20:08:41+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: Becky's Newsletter, Weekly Newsletter|

Becky’s newsletter for 7th week

Good afternoon! I hope you are all having a good start to the week and are keeping warm. Calm reigns once more in the Chaplaincy after a busy weekend. Bishop John Arnold was delighted to meet so many of you after Mass on Sunday. A huge ‘thank you’ must go to everyone who helped prepare the liturgy, especially the servers, musicians and the dedicated team of silver polishers! I’m sure he left very encouraged by his visit. This week, there are a couple of changes to our regular schedule. Witnesses to Hope: [...]

2018-05-15T16:06:33+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Weekly Newsletter|

Becky’s Newsletter for Sixth week – 19 February 2018

Hello everyone! Well done on getting through Fifth Week! You are all in our prayers as we get to this busy stage in term. If you need some peace and quiet away from it all, you know where we are! We’ve lots of opportunities for prayer and reflection in the coming week. On Friday, we will be holding our termly Nightfever event at Blackfriars. From 7:30pm, the candlelit church will be open for all to come and spend some time before the Blessed Sacrament, accompanied by beautiful choral music. Teams of two will [...]

2018-02-19T22:39:39+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Weekly Newsletter|

Becky’s Newsletter for fifth week – 12 February 2018

Hello everyone!We’re halfway through term already! Can you believe it? I hope the Fifth Week blues aren’t too heavy. If you are feeling under pressure don’t hesitate to get in touch! The Chaplains are always on hand for a cup of tea and a chat.This Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, and we will have Masses and distribution of ashes at 8am, 12:15pm, and 6pm in the Chapel – you are all very welcome. Throughout Lent, we seek to deepen our relationship with the Lord in various ways; one of these [...]

2018-02-12T19:14:56+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Weekly Newsletter|

Becky’s Weekly Newsletter 5th February 2018

Hello everyone!I hope you are well and are enjoying this glorious sunshine. It’s been nice to see so many of you around this past week. A special thanks must go to everyone who came and contributed to our Chaplaincy Brunch on Saturday, making it a sumptuous feast… I have never seen such a mountain of pastries be demolished so rapidly! We’re hoping to make it a more regular occasion, so watch this space…We’re now at the heart of Hilary term, and are thinking slightly ahead to Lent, which begins on Wednesday [...]

2018-02-06T15:29:23+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Weekly Newsletter|