Chapel Services

Chapel services for Michaelmas Term 2017

Members of the public are welcome to attend services in Chapel.

Members and friends of the Balliol community of all faiths and none are warmly welcomed to share in a period of silent stillness in Chapel at 5.30pm each Thursday this term. (Please note change of day.)

The Roman Catholic Mass will be celebrated in Balliol Chapel at 12.15pm on Thursday 19 October and at 6.00pm on Wednesday 29 November.

On All Saints Day, Wednesday 1 November, a joint service with Trinity College will be held at 6.00pm in Chapel.

This term the Chapel collections will be donated to the Porch Steppin’ Stone Centre, a local charity supporting Oxford’s homeless and poorly housed population.

The main Sunday service is in the evening at 5.30pm, as follows (see also the list of music):

8 October

Freshers’ Service: Evensong

The Chaplain

Chapel Supper follows in the Old Common Room

15 October


The Rev’d Alec Mitchell, Racial Justice Officer, Diocese of Manchester

22 October


The Rev’d Dr Alex Popescu, Writer and Psychiatrist

29 October


The Rev’d Dr William Beaver, Associate Priest, St Mary the Virgin, Iffley

5 November


The Chaplain

12 November

Remembrance Sunday: Evensong

The Very Rev’d Michael Sadgrove (Balliol 1968), Dean Emeritus of Durham Cathedral

19 November


The Rev’d Professor Judith Brown, Fellow Emeritus of Balliol

26 November

Carol Service