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Serene and Peaceful

The notice outside that mentioned the association that Newman, Gerald Manley Hopkins and Tolkien... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Winchester, United Kingdom
Light a candle

Located in Woodstock Road in Oxford is this wonderful church where you can come in and remember... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Serene and Peaceful”
5 Feb 2018
“Light a candle ”
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25 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The notice outside that mentioned the association that Newman, Gerald Manley Hopkins and Tolkien had sparked my interest. A service of Solemn Benediction was about to begin so I sat at the back to observe. The service was dignified and after this short service I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erasmus16
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Oxford has a complex history of both schism and interaction between the Catholic and Anglican churches. Anglicanism is the dominant tradition now but it is worth remembering the long and continuous Catholic presence in the city. This beautiful and serene church stands just outside of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Located in Woodstock Road in Oxford is this wonderful church where you can come in and remember those that need your support. Great place to light a candle to remember.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Popped in here to have a look around and was amazed how beautiful and serene this church is. I lit a candle in remembrance of my Grandparents and had a little sit for a few minutes. Lovely place.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Matt T
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The serenity of this Church is overt and very impressive. One can but admire the dedication of the staff and beauty of this place. I am glad to have visited this church.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank ChristopherAuckland
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I would recommend even if you are not a catholic to visit and attend Mass (11am Sunday Latin Mass) to take in the atmosphere, the music and peacefulness. I personally felt it was a beautiful occasion to to welcome in 2017

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Whether you attend the services or just sit quietly in the Church, it has a very reflective atmosphere. Take a closer look at the ornamentation which has been produced to a very high skill. The side chapels are worth a visit, take time to reflect...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Laurence H
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I went to the old Latin mass on Sunday morning. It was full of the sounds and smells of my childhood. The church was full and the service was spiritual and moving. A lovely church which I will attend again if I return to Oxford.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank journeymaid48
Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you're a Catholic looking for beautiful liturgies, then make haste to the Oratory. The Tridentine Low Mass is offered, as well as Novus Ordo Masses in Latin (ad orientem), with outstanding polyphony, chant, and other choral music. The organist is top-notch, too.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank MARY T
Reviewed 15 March 2016

One of the few catholic churches in Oxford, this place is beautiful and a very good place for prayer. I attended an evening mass and I experienced something totally different. It only lasted 30 mins, and people go to the front, and kneel before the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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