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The COMBINED NOTICE BOARDS for parishes of the Thames Isis Pastoral Area

Browse through forthcoming activities taking place in your Parish and across the whole pastoral area.

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An exciting new course beginning  Thursday 8th October, 7.30pm at
English Martyrs Church, Didcot.  Written by the Dominican Sisters in Sway, Lymington, Anchor is designed for adults who want to discover/rediscover their Catholic faith. This series of six sessions will focus particularly on the importance of our baptism, and how we live out our faith in our lives.  All welcome.  Further details from English Martyrs Parish Office on 01235 812338.


Lectio Divina has been used by the church for centuries as a tool for deepening prayer life.  Meaning 'Spiritual Reading' it is a way of reading the bible, making your reading a prayer.  It helps you to see how the Holy Spirit , speaking to you through the bible, has something to say about your life.

Click here for guide to Lectio Divina for individuals

and here for guide for leaders


Missio is the name for the Pontifical Mission Societies.
The Pope has asked Missio to care for, and support the younger Churches across the world until they are able to be self-sufficient.
Missio is therefore the Church’s official support organisation for overseas mission; raising awareness and funds for missionary and pastoral work worldwide.

The generosity of Catholics, primarily through the red APF mission boxes in this country, means that Missio is able to respond in faith and love to the needs of our brothers and sisters in over 1000 mission Dioceses around the world.

Please contact our Portsmouth Diocesan Directors:
Deacon David Morgan or Deacon Richard Budgen (North Hinksey parish) to learn how you can help.
Missio website: www.missio.org.uk


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Benediction and Exposition
of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesdays after
9.30am Mass
English Martyrs Church, Didcot

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament also at St Amand's Chapel, Hendred House, every Friday 2-4pm.

Rosary St Armands Chapel - 1st Tuesday of month - 7.00pm

Vincentian Volunteers

A positive opportunity for young people to have a challenging experience in serving vulnerable people, and living in a community with other like-minded volunteers. Accommodation and living expense provided.

For more information please visit the website: