CSMV News

Welcoming New Associates

On Saturday 10th February we had great pleasure in welcoming four new Associates, Cecily Dodwell, Joy Rees, Susi Burdwell and Theresa Britt. Sister Elizabeth Jane presided for their Admission Ceremony and a number of Associates and some of the Sisters  were present to... read more

Anglican Order of Cistercians

The Anglican Order of Cistercians recently stayed with us for their Spring Chapter.  They are a dispersed, acknowledged Community founded in 2010. We enjoyed celebrating the Eucharist with them and sharing with them over coffee afterwards. read more

Programme of Retreats for 2024

We are delighted to announce a varied programme of Conducted Retreats at St Mary’s Convent in 2024. From Praying with Julian of Norwich to reflecting on the Images of Mary, we hope there will be something to inspire you to join us here at St Mary’s Convent.... read more

New Dean For Wells

We are delighted that our Warden – the Revd Canon Toby Wright is to become the next Dean of Wells Cathedral.  Fr Toby was blessed as our Warden in January 2021 and prior to this was a CSMV Trustee.  Presently, he is Team Rector of the nearby Benefice of Witney where... read more

Sr Lizzie Ruth preaches at Oxford College

Recently Sr Lizzie Ruth was invited by the Chaplain of Wadham College Oxford, Revd Dr Jane Baun, to be guest speaker at Sunday Evening Choral Evensong. This was as part of a series on “Ways of Knowing”. Sr Lizzie Ruth shared with those present something of Religious... read more

Leaders’ Conference

Last week, Sr Elizabeth Jane joined the Leaders of other UK Anglican Religious Communities for their Annual Conference.  The Conference was held at the Community of the Resurrection, Mirfield and it was good to join together with the Brethren for their Daily Office... read more