Articles

COVID-19: An update from the Bishop of Oxford

An update on COVID-19 guidance for churches from July 2021, including Communion from the common cup and safe worship for all.

Bringing the nation together

The Rt Revd Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford, will be cheering on the England men's football team in the Euro 2020 tournament.

Come and See: a reflection

Come and See was a big, warm, open invitation to everyone across the diocese to explore Christian faith in Lent 2021. What happened next?

Prayer for the Nation

As the UK's Covid-19 death toll sadly reaches 100,000 people, Bishop Steven encourages listeners to join a Prayer for the Nation.

A response to overseas aid cuts

An open letter to MPs within the Diocese of Oxford regarding the announcement of cuts to Britain's overseas aid budget.

The stilling of the storm

The stilling of the storm Seven days ago, Pope Francis began his address to the city of Rome and the world with these words: “Like the disciples in the Gospel we were caught off guard by an unexpected, turbulent storm. We have realised that…

The Cure of Souls

The Cure of Souls The most solemn moment of an institution service is, for me, when I commit the licence to the candidate and say these words: Receive this cure of souls which is both yours and mine. We will need to exercise this cure…

COVID-19 A message from the Oxford bishops

A message from the four bishops in the diocese of Oxford on the coronavirus crisis

He must increase, and I must decrease

It’s been a strange Advent season. Our attention has been focussed outwards on the election and the global climate talks. The practical preparations for Christmas Services make their own demands on clergy and congregations. Thank you for all…