Educational partnership blessed by the Bishop of Oxford

Educational partnership blessed by the Bishop of Oxford

The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Revd Steven Croft has today (Thursday 25 May) blessed a new partnership between the Community of St Mary the Virgin (CSMV) at Wantage and the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust (ODST). At a ceremony in CSMV’s St Mary Magdalene Chapel,...
Prayer through Clay

Prayer through Clay

  We were delighted recently to welcome Mary Penley to lead a “Prayer through Clay” Quiet Day here at the Convent.  The Quiet Room on the Guest Wing provided a very prayerful space where participants could  explore how the expressive medium of clay could...
Convent Offers School Trust a New Base

Convent Offers School Trust a New Base

The Community of St Mary the Virgin (CSMV), Wantage are looking forward to welcoming the staff of the Vale Academy Trust (VAT) to a new office base on their Convent site on Denchworth Road later this summer. The VAT’s growing central team currently supports and works...
Southern African photo galleries

Southern African photo galleries

Sister Stella travelled to Botswana and South Africa earlier this year. She spent three days in and around Gaborone, Botswana, where she visited Day Care and Hospice Centres and other projects which Wantage Overseas supports. Do look at the video below for an insight...
Prayer Space

Prayer Space

  Last Wednesday afternoon Sr Phoebe, Sr Lorna, Sr Elizabeth Jane and Clare our Alongsider, went down to Wantage C of E Primary School to help with their Prayer Space.  This venture took place over the whole week and was supported by local church volunteers.  During...

Botswana & South Africa visit

In February Sister Stella travelled to Botswana and South Africa to visit Irene Homes near Pretoria, and Day care and Hospice centres in & around Gaborone, Botswana that Wantage Overseas supports. We’ve produced two short videos about the visits. You can...