Latest news and events


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

Sister Catherine Naomi – RIP

We give great thanks for Sr Catherine Naomi’s strong spirit of courtesy, humour, gentleness and direct interest in others that has been an inspiration. There is a clear recent memory amongst us of the last time that Sister was wheeled into Chapel for the Eucharist.... read more

Supporters get first look at building work

Canon Rita Ball (Oblates) and Sue Sowden (Associates) joined the Trustees of CSMV on a site visit to the building works at St Mary’s Convent recently. Accompanied by Sister Stella, Estates Manager Simon Bunyard, Chair of Trustees Alastair Hunter and Trustee... read more

Life Together Oxford

Recently Sister Elizabeth Jane joined five other members of local Religious Communities and from the Community of the Resurrection at Mirfield for a four day-long series of events and prayer sessions at various Oxford University colleges and the University Church.... read more

Building work underway

Building work on renovating the North Wing of St Mary’s Convent and the development of a new Welcome/Reception area is underway. Sister Stella and Estates Manager Simon Bunyard have been given a first glimpse of the work by Joe Cunningham from Hugh J O’Boyle,... read more

Life Together #Oxford

An exciting initiative will be happening at Oxford University in February, when religious communities take part in “Life Together #Oxford.” Sister Elizabeth Jane will be joining with members of other religious communities to give students a taste of monastic life and... read more