Latest news and events

Christmas Greetings

The Sisters wish you Every Blessing for Christmas and the New Year   You are most welcome to join us in worship over this Christmas Season.  The times of our Eucharists are as follows: 10.00 am       CHRISTMAS EVE       Monday 24th December  9.30 am       THE NATIVITY... read more

Madagascar visit

Sister Stella and Associate Michele Foot visited the Anglican Religious Community of Sisters in Madagascar for the joyous Life Profession of two Sisters on Sunday 28 October and with much generous hospitality. read more

Support for the Community of St Frideswide

Sister Elizabeth Jane and Sister Stella shared in the Eucharist at St Frideswide Church, Osney, Oxford on Sunday 9 September for the inauguration of the Community of St Frideswide (stfrideswidecommunity.org), involving an emerging network for living by a common rule... read more

Real joy for Oblate in Residence

The Revd Barbara Mapley recently spent 12 days at St Mary’s Convent as Oblate in Residence. As an Oblate of 24 years standing, Barbara was one of the first people to take up an invitation of the Sisters to spend an extended period of time with the Community in this... read more

VAT mark end of first year

The Bishop of Dorchester, the Rt Revd Colin Fletcher joined staff, head teachers, supporters and friends of the Vale Academy Trust (VAT) HQ staff at St Mary’s Convent recently. They were there to celebrate the end of the first academic year the the Trust had... read more