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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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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