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Message from the Chaplains
New students, welcome!
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Next public and live-streamed Masses: October 4th, 11am and 5.45pm.
With good wishes and the promise of prayers from the Chaplains and Chaplaincy residents.
We know that if we do not remain a safe environment then not only will some of you stay away, but there is a strong likelihood that we will have to close for in-person events, either at our own initiative or at the request of the University or Public Health England.
In order to keep open across the term we need everyone to:
The fruits of the five days we spent together are certainly a far better organised library and an array of pretty flower tubs on the terrace, but we would hope also a community that is praying together and working together to make the Chaplaincy the place of welcome and support that you will be enjoy and appreciate.
John Henry Newman was always eminently pastoral, attentive to the needs of human beings; and that is why the poor lined the streets for his funeral and that was why the Oxford undergraduates could not be prevented from attending his sermons. He was, above all, a man of the Spirit, and is an example to us of how to preach the gospel.
We have a capacity for about 60 to 70 people in the Newman Room with an ‘overflow’ in the Chapel for 15.
It’s been wonderful to be able to welcome students back to the Chaplaincy as we head towards the beginning of Michaelmas Term.
We will have our first public Mass since lockdown on Sunday, the 5th of July, at 11am, in the Newman Room. The Mass will also be live-streamed. Please keep an eye on our Facebook page and website for updates on future public Masses.
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On Monday 15th June the Chapel of St Thomas More at the Oxford University Catholic Chaplaincy will be once again open for private prayer.
As followers of Christ we are called to be salt of the earth and light to the world. Implicit in that, and Elijah says this to the Sidonian woman, is that we be not afraid, that we trust that the Lord will provide, will not leave us without resources to respond to what the Lord desires us to respond to.
Feels like a good moment to acknowledge how special it has been to experience Oxford’s beauty during the quieter days of Lockdown.