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North Hinksey Parish

Welcome to the Parish of North Hinksey

The Parish of North Hinksey is a Roman Catholic community based in the northern most part of the Portsmouth Diocese. There are four Churches within the North Hinksey Parish which cover a large rural area as well as part of Oxford city and its neighbouring villages. The Parish is led by
Father Daniel Lloyd.

Sunday Mass is celebrated in two our Churches – Our Lady of the Rosary, Botley (which is our Parish Church), and Holy Rood Church, Abingdon Road. There is a weekday Mass held in each of the other two chapels – the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Kennington, and the Chapel of St Thomas More, Boars Hill.

The four Churches have strong individual communities but also come together regularly to share in the whole Parish’s faith celebration and the groups, activities, and learning programmes that take place within the Parish community.

Whether you are new to the parish or an existing church member, please explore our individual Church websites to join in our faith celebration and to find out how you can get the most out of the Church community.


Our Lady of the Rosary
Yarnells Hill, North Hinksey, Oxford

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Holy Rood
Folly Bridge, Folly Bridge, Oxford

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St Thomas More

Grace Dieu, Foxcombe Road, Boars Hill, Oxford

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The Good Shepherd 

Bagley Wood Road, Kennington, Oxford

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All served by:
Holy Rood Lodge,
Folly Bridge,
Abingdon Road,
North Hinksey,
Oxfordshire. OX1 4LD

Telephone 01865 247986
Fax 01865 247986

Parish priest: Rev Daniel Lloyd


Parish Secretary: Maria Brown - 01865 247986