The Feast of the Conversion of St Paul – final day of the Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Feast of the Conversion of St Paul – final day of the Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity

AMDG We end today the Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity. I think it is true to say that of all the years that I have been here in Oxford (admittedly not at all that very many) this year the week has featured more prominently. Perhaps in this time of shared...
The Chancellor’s message on the occasion of the Academic Mass and Centenary of the Oxford University Catholic Chaplainy at the Old Palace

The Chancellor’s message on the occasion of the Academic Mass and Centenary of the Oxford University Catholic Chaplainy at the Old Palace

I am sorry that, for reasons which are, alas, not difficult to explain, I cannot be with you today to celebrate the centenary for the Chaplaincy. The Chaplaincy was an important part of my life when I was an undergraduate in the 1960s.  It has, I know, played a...
Bishop John Arnold’s homily on the occasion of the Academic Mass and Centenary of the Oxford University Catholic Chaplainy at the Old Palace

Bishop John Arnold’s homily on the occasion of the Academic Mass and Centenary of the Oxford University Catholic Chaplainy at the Old Palace

My dear Brothers and Sisters……. This isn’t the way it was planned! Virtual meetings and celebrations are certainly a great scientific advance, but it is not the same as meeting in person, and praying together in the celebration of Mass. In this unprecedented time,...