Welcome to our Parish Website
The Parish of Our Lady & St John in Goring-on-Thames and of Christ the King in Woodcote is situated in South Oxfordshire and is part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham (Registered Charity No. 234216). As well as Goring and Woodcote, the parish includes South Stoke, North Stoke and Ipsden and a number of smaller South Oxfordshire villages.
If you are new to the area please click Parish Notes and follow the New Parishioner link. For current members of the parish community further information will also be found under Parish Notes.
OUR CHURCHES DURING LOCKDOWN
Father Tom RIP 1927-2020
We have just heard the sad news that our dear friend Fr Tom Williams, parish priest here for so long, died on 29 October in the Czech Republic at the age of 93. Although he has been increasingly frail over the past months the end seems to have come mercifully swiftly and peacefully with family around him. May he receive rest after his labours and the gift of God's mercy, light and peace. Fr Tom's funeral will take place in the Czech Republic this weekend. All three main parish Masses - at 6pm on Saturday, 10am and 11.30 on Sunday - will be offered for the repose of his soul. A further tribute to Fr Tom will be posted here in the near future.