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Our wider Catholic Community' in the Thames Isis Pastoral Area,

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Mass Times

Sunday & Weekday Masses at English Martyrs and other churches in the area

Key Contacts

Fr Phillip Pennington Harris
01235 812338

Parish Secretary:

Mrs Joanna Robins

15 Manor Crescent,    Didcot, Oxfordshire. OX11 7AJ

Tel: 01235 812338

Hospital Chaplains
Advice about going into hospital


Services for the Sick

The Parish of English Martyrs offers a number of special services and support for the sick and housebound including hospital visits, Holy Communion at home, and the Sacrament of the Sick.

Holy Communion for the Sick and Housebound

If you or someone you know are unable to attend Mass due to illness or other difficulties and would still like to receive Holy Communion at home, please contact Father David O’Sullivan.

Hospital Visits

If you or a relative/friend are going into hospital and would like a Priest to visit, you or your family may contact one of our Hospital Chaplains as follows:

John Radcliffe Hospital – 01865 741166
Churchill – 01865 741841
Helen & Douglas House – 01865 794479
Sir Michael Sobell House – 01865 225860
Ashurst Clinic, Fulbrook Centre & Littlemore – 01865 778454
Warneford – 01865 243694
Nuffield – 01865 762433

Click here for more information about our hospitals and chaplains

Sacrament of the Sick

If a person is gravely ill and requires the Sacrament of the Sick, the Parish Priest should be advised irrespective of the time – day or night.