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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.
New Hall’s Theology Department is one of the highest performing within both the School and the UK. The Department was given the Good Schools Guide Award in 2015 for being the highest performing English Independent School for boys taking GCSE Religious Studies and was...
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.
I am not quite sure how we would have managed lockdown had it fallen mainly during Lent!
On 24th May 2020, the 7th Sunday of Easter, Fr Damian Howard SJ, the Jesuit Provincial, preached a homily for the Oxford University Catholic Chaplaincy as part of his annual visitation to Oxford.
Creativity has been flourishing in the Chaplaincy during lockdown!
Like everywhere else in the University, the Chaplaincy is now very much online! Encouragingly, people seem to have been ‘with us’.Good Friday was the peak for our Livestreamed Masses/Services with well over a thousand ‘attending’. Since then our Sunday Mass numbers...
Seven weeks ago today we celebrated our last public Mass at the Chaplaincy. Three days later, with at that time three chaplains and seven students, we entered into lockdown. It was the beginning of tenth week of Hilary. How life was changing!