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Thames Isis Coordinating Pastor:
Rev Jamie McGrath
01235 520375



Coordinating Pastor's Office
1 Radley Road


OX14 3PL

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Thames Isis Pastoral Area

Whether one of our community or just want to talk, you are welcome

For general enquiries about all of the Parishes within the Thames Isis pastoral area, please contact the Coordinating Pastor’s office below. Alternatively please scroll down for individual information, locations and contact details for each individual Parish.

Coordinating Pastor’s Office
1 Radley Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3PL

Coordinating Pastor: Rev Jamie McGrath
Telephone: 01235 520375


Abingdon parish

The Abingdon parish serves the most northern part of the Thames Isis pastoral area and comprises the Church of Our Lady and St Edmund of Abingdon.

Our Lady and St Edmund of Abingdon,
1 Radley Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire. OX14 3PL
Telephone 01235 520375

Rev Jamie McGrath

Administrator: Lisa Paterson


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Didcot parish

English Martyrs,
15 Manor Crescent, Didcot, Oxfordshire. OX11 7AJ
Telephone 01235 812338

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Parish priest: Rev Phillip Harris
Administrator: Joanna Robins

East Hendred parish

The East Hendred parish comprises the Churches of St Mary’s, East Hendred and St Patrick’s, East Ilsley, and the parish also serves West Ilsley, Compton and neighbouring Dowland villages through some services at the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin and the Chapel of St Amand and St John The Baptist. All churches are coordinated by the Priest-In-Charge Rev Mgr Andrew Burnham.

Priest-in-Charge: The Rev Mgr Andrew Burnham

Parish Administrator: Maria Brown

St Mary’s Catholic Church
St Mary’s Road
East Hendred
Wantage OX12  8LF
01235 835038

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Churches & Chapels

St Mary
St Mary's Road, East Hendred   

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St Patrick
Old Stanmore Road, East Ilsley

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Chapel of St Amand and St John the Baptist
Mill Lane, East Hendred   


Chapel of the Blessed Virgin
Milton Manor House, High Street, Milton     



North Hinksey parish

There are four churches in the North Hinksey parish. Sunday mass is celebrated in two of the churches – Our Lady of the Rosary in Yarnell’s Hill (which is the parish church), and Holy Rood Church on Abingdon Road near the city centre. There is a weekday mass in each of the other two chapels.

Our Parish priest is Father Daniel Lloyd.

Our Lady of the Rosary
Yarnells Hill, North Hinksey, Oxford

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Holy Rood
Folly Bridge, Folly Bridge, Oxford

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St Thomas More
Grace Dieu, Foxcombe Road, Boars Hill, Oxford

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All served by:
Holy Rood Lodge, Folly Bridge, Abingdon Road, North Hinksey, Oxford, Oxfordshire. OX1 4LD
Telephone 01865 247986
Fax 01865 247986

Parish priest: Rev Daniel Lloyd


Parish Secretary: Maria Brown

01865 247986

Wallingford parish

St John the Evangelist
Market Place, Wallingford

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Served by Didcot:
15 Manor Crescent, Didcot, Oxfordshire. OX11 7AJ
Telephone 01235 812338

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