Eucharist

The Eucharist is at the heart of Christian worship. Variously called the Mass, Holy Communion or the Lord’s Supper, it is the traditional action of taking and sharing bread and wine in memory of Jesus.

In the chapel we celebrate the Eucharist every Thursday at 6 pm, according to the modern rite of the Church of England. A smaller chamber choir sings the service setting (Kyrie or Gloria, Sanctus and Benedictus, and Agnus Dei), a motet chosen for the day and lead the hymns; the Chaplain usually gives a short homily or thought for the day. Those who are communicant members of their own churches are welcome to receive communion.

All who come to Eucharist are invited to join us for a hot buffet dinner in the Old Hall afterwards.

Once a term, a Roman Catholic priest from the University Catholic Chaplaincy celebrates Mass in Hertford Chapel.