Churches of Lighthouse Shelswell

Holy Trinity Church, Hethe (OX27 8AW)

Holy Trinity is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham. The Parish Priest is Very Rev. Canon John Y Batthula, who also serves the Parish  of Immaculate Conception in Bicester. He can be contacted on 01869 277630 / 

Regular services held in the church include:

Sunday Mass: 8.00am and occasional Traditional Latin Mass at noon

Monday and Friday Mass: 9.30am

Churches in the Shelswell Benefice

There are ten churches in the Shelswell Benefice:

St Mary the Virgin, Cottisford, NN13 5SW

St Michael and All Angels, Finmere, MK18 4AT

St Michael and All Angels, Fringford, OX27 8DP

Holy Trinity, Godington, OX27 9XX

St Mary’s, Hardwick-cum-Tusmore, OX27 8SS

St Edmund and St George, Hethe, OX27 8ES

All Saints, Mixbury, NN13 5RR

St Michael and All Angels, Newton Purcell, MK18 4AY

St Peter’s, Stoke Lyne, OX27 8RU

St Edmund and St George, Stratton Audley, OX27 9BL

They are all a bit different and between them offer a whole range of services and activities.  As well as our regular services, there are also special services that happen from time to time, such as a pet service or services for Mothering Sunday.  Check out our magazine, The Shelswell News, or the website to check details of services.  You may be particularly interested in:

Muddy Church – 3 - 4 pm on the third Sunday of the month.  Venue varies 

Youth Group – meets monthly.  Venue varies.  Food, games, reflection aimed at youngsters of secondary school age.  Contact Yvonne Mullins for details on

Mixbury Half Hour – 9.30 am on the third Sunday of the month at Mixbury, an informal half hour service, followed (once Covid regulations allow) by refreshments and chat