St. Thomas of Canterbury, Chester

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St. Oswald & St. Thomas is a new Parish in Chester. The parish came into existence in 2005, with the dissolution of the Chester Team Parish. Our Church is located just outside the City Centre in a densely populated area of the City. Due to our proximity to the University (just over the road) there are a great number of students living in the area, however many family homes still remain and the Garden Quarter is a thriving and vibrant community of which we are pleased to be a part.

At St. Thomas' we believe very strongly in doing something beautiful for God. We have an excellent group of altar servers, and new servers are always welcome. We are also in the enviable position of having three organists and a choir, who as well as leading the singing of the hymns also offer anthems at most High Masses. The choir has also performed in local theatre events.

At St. Thomas', "Smells, Bells, Vestments", lovely singing and skillful organ playing are merely one part of our offering a sacrifice of praise. If this doesn't sound like it might be your thing, still give us a try, you may be surprised! You don't even have to be Christian; just come with an open mind and a searching soul. Away from the drama and spectacle of the High Mass, we also have Low Masses for those who prefer simpler quieter worship.

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Fr. Robert Clack
The Vicarage
33 Abbots Grange
Chester
01244 399990 (Vicar)

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Sunday

Sung High Mass
Sung Eucharistic High Mass, complete with chasubles, incense, and a choir.
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Coffee Incense Common Worship

Wednesday

Low Mass
Said Eucharistic Low Mass. Tea, Coffee and Cakes afterwards.
Every Wednesday at 12:30 PM for ½ hour
Family Friendly Common Worship

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Floodlight
Organ

 
Other information
Clergy: The Revd Robert John Edmund CLACK
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 12576
Built: 1872
Architect: George Gilbert Scott
Style of worship: Traditional Catholic
Our Patron: The Dean and Chapter of Chester Cathedral
Archdeaconry: CHESTER (591)
Deanery: CHESTER (59102)
Parish Legal Name: Chester, St Oswald and St Thomas of Canterbury (590023 9/23)
CofE Church Info: (609023 9/23)
Short URL: acny.uk/12576/
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The current editor is: Nicholas Gilpin

This page was last updated on Wednesday 8th April 2015
 
 
St. Thomas of Canterbury : Parkgate Road, Opposite University Chapel., Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4AG

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