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Service Times

'Be assiduous in prayer at the appointed hours and times...When you pray to God in psalms and hymns let the words you utter be pondered in your hearts' (St Augustine, Rule, 2.1 and 3).

All are welcome to join the Dominican community for Mass and the Divine Office, which are celebrated publicly every day. A Sunday morning Mass is also celebrated at which families with young children are especially welcomed.

Times of regular WEEKEND MASSES AND CONFESSIONS and WEEKDAY MASSES can also be found below.


Holy Week Service



Maundy Thursday, 29 March 

9.30am Tenebrae (Matins and Lauds)
8pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper 


Good Friday, 30 March 

9.30am Tenebrae (Matins and Lauds) 

3pm Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion 


Holy Saturday, 31 March 

9.30am Tenebrae (Matins and Lauds)
6pm Vespers
9pm Easter Vigil 


Easter Sunday, 1 April 

8am Mass 

8.45am Lauds

9.30am Family Mass 

6pm Solemn Vespers 

(NB No Evening Mass)


Easter Monday, 2 April

(No public Lauds or 8am Mass. Morning Mass resumes on Saturday)

6.15 Mass

6.45 Vespers


Regular Service Times

Monday to Friday 

7:05am Lauds

7:30am Conventual Mass

1:05pm Office of Readings and Midday Prayer

6:15pm Mass

6:45pm Vespers


8:05am Lauds

8:30am Conventual Mass

1:05pm Office of Readings and Midday Prayer

6:15pm Mass (Vigil Mass)

7:00pm First Vespers of Sunday


8:00am Mass

8:45 Lauds

9:30am Family Mass

1:05pm Office of Readings and Midday Prayer

6:15pm Conventual Mass with sung Vespers


Times of Confessions

Confessions are available in the church on Saturdays 12.30-1pm and 5.30-6.10pm. Confessions are also available throughout the week by asking in the lodge ( Monday - Friday: 9am-1pm and 2-5pm (4pm on Fridays)).


Times of Masses and Confessions: St Aloysius' (Oxford Oratory) and the Catholic Chaplaincy

The nearby Parish Church of St Aloysius Gonzaga is served by the Fathers of the Oratory and the University of Oxford Catholic Chaplaincy is served by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and is also close by. Times of Masses and Confessions at St Aloysius' can be found here and times of Masses at the Catholic Chaplaincy can be found here


Polish Services

Sunday Mass in Polish now takes place at St Anthony's Parish, 115 Headley Way, OX3 7SS at 11.30am. For further information, please click here


News & Events

10th Mar
Congratulations to our new graduates

A special graduation ceremony on Saturday that included the Regent, Fr Simon Gaine.

4th Mar
Br Joseph's Solemn Vows

Please pray for our brother, Joseph Bailham, OP, who made Solemn Profession last Friday here in Oxford.

21st Jan
Congratulations to Richard Steenvoorde OP

MPhil student ordained to the diaconate

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