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Message from the Chaplains
New students, welcome!
During the pandemic, please join us for our live-streamed Masses, follow our news, and register for our weekly newsletter.
Live-streamed Masses this week: Mon-Sat (except Wed) at 6pm, Wed at 8pm (via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEs0Tswt5-Y), Sunday 11am and 9pm.
With good wishes and the promise of prayers from the Chaplains and Chaplaincy residents.
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!
Dear University Members and Chaplaincy Friends A very happy Easter to you! First and foremost, I hope that you are well and your family and friends too. Be assured of our prayers, and most especially for those of you who have been closely affected by the epidemic....
This year the Oxford and Cambridge Lourdes pilgrimage was a diverse and vibrant group of stagiaires ranging from first year volunteers to veterans of over 50 years.