Welcome to the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church Oxford
Sacred Heart Church in Blackbird Leys, Oxford is part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham. We hope that you will find our website useful and enjoy searching through the various aspects of life in the parish. Here you will be able to check our weekly newsletter, news and forthcoming parish events, read about how to go about with Sacramental preparation and find out Mass times and other services. The memorabilia is a pictorial capture of parish events which we hope will tell the story of what is going on in the parish. You will find useful links to other websites of institutions closely linked to the parish.
Whatever your reason for visiting us we pray that God will bless your search and grant you many blessings.
News and Events
Newman Night Walk: 08th OCTOBER From Oxford to Littlemore. 7.00pm starting at the Oratory, 25, Woodstock Rd. 9.00pm Candlelight Procession 89, Rose Hill. 9.30pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at Bl. Dominic Barberi followed by Benediction and Procession to the College Library and Chapel. You can join at any stage. Refreshments provided afterwards.
SUNDAY 13th OCTOBER: CANONISATION DAY of Bl JOHN HENRY NEWMAN
There will be an afternoon viewing of parts of the Canonisation Mass in the parish Hall (Bl Dominic Barberi Church Hall) at 3.00pm followed by Benediction at 3.45pm in the church and then a procession to the College Chapel and veneration of Newman’s relics. Tea/coffee after the service at the College Library. Please join us for this special and important event for our parish community and the Church in the world.
World mission day is on Sunday 20th October. Pope Francis has declared October 2019 a special month of prayer and action to strengthen and grow God’s mission and the church. There is a special prayer card for this month I have some if people want them.
Enrolment Form: First Communion enrolment forms are the back of the church. First Communion will be on 24th May 2020. For more details please contact Margaret.
Rotas: Those who are responsible for the Rota for Readers. Eucharistic Ministers, Flower, Cleaning, Choir etc. please update the Rota and display in the Notice Board. Thank you.
CAFOD: Thank you for your generosity. Thanks to all who participated in CAFOD Family Fast Day soup lunch yesterday
Youth Alpha: At Greyfriars between 25 September and 27 November, The Wednesday evenings will run from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. YOUTH ALPHA is for 12 to 18 year olds. More details Contact ofmcaparish@gmail .com.
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