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Clergy conference

Download inspiring talks and materials from the Living Waters clergy conference, including three Bible studies from Bishop Steven.

Called to be Christ-like

Find out how we can be a more Christ-like Church: contemplative, compassionate and courageous. Includes links to the Beatitudes Study Guide and Abundant Life.


Safeguarding can be an area of uncertainty and anxiety for us all. Find out how we can all work to ensure children and adults are protected.

Latest News

  • Mary Magdala, Mary the tower

    Mary Magdala, Mary the tower

    The Revd Canon Dr Emma Percy reflects on the power of Mary Magdalene’s ministry and corrects some misconceptions about the woman who first met the risen Christ. 
  • Hospice chaplain shares his expertise with Russian bishop

    Hospice chaplain shares his expertise with Russian bishop

    THE Revd Graham Sykes, Chaplain at Sobell House Hospice, recently shared his expertise with Bishop Panteleimon of Orekhovo-Zuevo from the Russian Orthodox Church.
  • The eyes of a carpenter

    The eyes of a carpenter

    The Revd Simon Cansdale talks about a partnership between St Mary’s Church, Chesham and Italian carpenter and pastor Andrea Sanfelici.

Bishop Steven’s Blog

Follow the Bishop of Oxford on Twitter @steven_croft and through his regular blog.

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    • General Synod and the Oxford amendment
      Address to General Synod 2017 was BP’s biggest year of exploration since 2004. Shell boasts on its website: “We have no immediate plans to move to a net zero emissions portfolio over our investment horizon of 10-20 years” At Shell’s annual meeting in May this year, only 5.5% of investors supported a resolution calling on […]
    • Climate change and fossil fuel investment: the facts
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  • The Door Newspaper

    The Door is published by the Diocese of Oxford. Read the latest issue or browse past editions.

    Monthly audio podcast also available.

    Daily Prayer

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    • Prayer for: Wednesday 18th July 2018 18th July 2018
      St Catherine, Tilehurst and St Birinus, Calcot: Gill Rowell, Tony Bartlett and Michael Heather. For preparations for our Holiday Club, 13-17 August, for volunteers, leaders and many children to attend. For wisdom, discernment and God's guidance for the seven members of the Strategy Action Group, who will be considering the direction of the parish.
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    18 July @ 2:30 pm
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    Life Events

    How the Church can help at important milestones.


    Supporting teachers, parents and governors at our church schools


    Committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our community

    Mission & Ministry

    Help for all those called to ministry in our parishes.