Latest news and events

Organ Recital

JOHN RIDGEWAY, organist at Wantage Parish Church, will be giving a recital on the Spath Organ in St Mary’s Chapel at 3.30pm on Saturday 3rd August. The programme of English Organ Music includes works by Handel, Wesley, Stanley and Smart. Entrance to the Convent... read more

New Bishop of Reading is CSMV Trustee

The Venerable Olivia Graham, the present Archdeacon of Berkshire and a CSMV Trustee, has been named as the new Bishop of Reading. The Bishop of Oxford announced the news during a visit to Ranelagh School in Bracknell, where students had an opportunity to ask Olivia... read more

Welcome arches in position

Heavy lifting equipment was on site at St Mary’s Convent recently to move pre-formed arches into position. The arches are the striking architectural highlight of the new welcome area for the Convent. It’s the first stage of a major refurbishment and build... read more

Choral Evensong: 5th May

Our Paschal Candle was painted by our Japanese Alongsider – Manna – who has now returned home. You are most welcome to be with us for Choral Evensong sung by Wantage Parish Church Choir on Sunday 5th May at 4.00pm in St Mary’s Chapel. Do stay for tea & cake... read more


The Sisters thank all who sent us cards and greetings for the celebration of Easter, and who continue to pray for us. read more