Dorchester Abbey

Dorchester Abbey was the setting for the Dorchester Area Service of Welcome for Bishop Steven Croft our new Bishop of Oxford.  This service took place on Sunday  9th October and Sisters Stella, Lorna, Valeria and Elizabeth Jane were very pleased to be present to welcome Bishop Steven.

The Abbey was packed, and the Eucharist was a joyful and relaxed occasion at which Bishop Steven preached reflectively and humorously on the beginning of Psalm  96: 

“O sing to the Lord a new song;  sing to the Lord, all the earth.  Sing to the Lord, bless his name;”

At the end of the service, Bishop Steven cut the Archdeaconry cake which was shared with everyone,  together with drinks.


Sister Stella greeting Bishop Steven


Sister Valeria greeting Bishop Steven