Parish Church of Ss Mary and John, Oxford

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Parish church of the Cowley Rd/ Iffley Rd area, located on the corner of Cowley Rd & Leopold St. Worship in the liberal catholic anglican tradition - relaxed formality.

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Adam Romanis
The Vicarage
271 Cowley Rd
Tel: (01865) 242396 (Vicarage number. Office (Tue-Thur.) is 792717) or 07913891221 (Vicar's mobile)
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Said Eucharist
Traditional language Celebration (CW), with reflective prayerss
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for ½ hour
Parish Eucharist
Sung Eucharist (CW rite 1).
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Reflective Eucharist
Said celebration in simple, reflective style, with meditative prayers.
Every Sunday at 6:15 PM for 40 minutes


Morning Prayer
Morning Prayer (CW)
Every Tuesday at 7:45 AM for 25 minutes


Noah's Ark
Eucharist for pre-school children and their carers. We light candles, sing action songs, have a story ...
Every Wednesday at 10:30 AM for 40 minutes
Family Friendly


Morning Prayer
Morning Prayer (CW)
Every Thursday at 7:45 AM for 25 minutes
Said Eucharist
Said Eucharist (CW)
Every Thursday at 10:30 AM for ½ hour


Morning Prayer & Eucharist
If planning to attend, please ring Vicar to check it's on - the Saturday programme is quite variable.
Depends on the Saturday programme - please tel. 242396 to check before attending. every Saturday at 9:00 AM
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Cowley Road Passion Play
Outdoor Passion Play. Commences outside Cowley Road Methodist Church (corner of Cowley Road and Jeune St). Then moves up the road via St Stephen's House (car park entrance next to Music Technology shop), Tesco's Car Park (school side), Manzil Way (health centre ramp) and concluding in churchyard of St Mary & St John's. Hot cross buns.
Friday 18th April 2014 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Meditations for Good Friday
Silences, short readings, meditations, & hymns.
Friday 18th April 2014 at 12:45 PM for 1 hour
Liturgy of Good Friday
Traditional Liturgy of the day, with Passion Reading, Veneration of the Cross, and Communion.
Friday 18th April 2014 at 1:45 PM for 1½ hours
Morning Prayer
Simple Morning Prayer for Holy Saturday. Readings, including the Harrowing of Hell. Concludes with opening the Reredos. Then we prepare the church for Easter!
Saturday 19th April 2014 at 9:00 AM for ½ hour
Easter Vigil
The worship highlight of the Christian year! We begin with vigil readings in the dark church, then go outside for the Easter fire. Then the Easter Candle lights up the church for the proclamation of the Resurrection and Eucharist.
Saturday 19th April 2014 at 8:00 PM for 1½ hours
Sunday School Youth Group Live Music / Concerts Regular Choir Grade 2* Listed Building Supports Fairtrade goods Tower Stained glass Organ Wheelchair Access / Ramp Hearing / Induction Loop Toilets Visitor Parking Available

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The Revd Adam John Aidan ROMANIS
The Vicarage
271 Cowley Road
(01865) 242396
A Church Near You ID: 87
Built: 1883
Style of worship: Modern Catholic
Our Patron: St Stephen's House
Archdeaconry: OXFORD (271)
Deanery: COWLEY (27107)
Benefice: Cowley St John (27/137 H)
Parish Legal Name: St. John, Cowley (270195 27/195)
CofE Church Info: (627195 27/195)
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