ADoRE Telephone Healing Ministry


alton day of renewelADORE (Alton Day Of Renewal) has been gifted by the Holy Spirit with a Healing Ministry for over 45 years. Our team members are called by the Lord to use the charisms they have received, to the glory of God and the building up of his Church.

When is it available?

Weekdays (Monday to Friday) 10.00am - 4.00pm and additionally on Thursday and Friday evenings 4.00-8.00pm

How does it work?

Telephone our dedicated ADORE answerphone number 07579 824523 leave your name and telephone number and we will call you back within 90 minutes from a withheld number.

[Full details and terms and conditions can be found at ]


Cell Groups

Groups of parishioners meet weekly to grow in their faith and their ability to share their faith with others in the spirit of the New Evangelization. Meetings are structured with time for prayer, praise, sharing divine and evangelizing moments from the past week, scripture reading and teaching input. Currently there are two cells, one meeting on Tuesday evenings and the other on Wednesday evenings. For more information please contact Bill Reilly This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Gerry Penfold This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Holy Spirit Prayer Group

In normal times this group meets at St. Oswald's church hall in the Leonard Rooms on the second Tuesday of the month from 7:30-9:30 pm. Currently the group is unable to meet due to Covid restrictions. 

A time of prayer, praise, fellowship sharing and healing. A light meal is provided at 8pm. Everyone welcome, no need to book in advance. No charge but donations to the cost of the meal appreciated.

Mothers Prayers

There are two “Mothers Prayers” groups meeting regularly in our Parish. "Mothers Prayers" was originally initiated in the UK in 1995 when two grandmothers felt led by God to start praying in a mothers prayersspecial way for their children and grandchildren. It has since spread worldwide to over 100 countries and has proved to be extremely powerful with many prayers being answered as a result.

  • an afternoon group meets every Thursday from 2 – 3pm
  • an evening group  meets every other Wednesday from 7 – 8pm

For more information please contact:

 Joy Reilly 0118 9813784 (Thursday group)

Pauline Penfold 0118 9811247 (Wednesday group)

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 Rosary Group

A group meets to pray the rosary  every Wednesday between 6pm and 7pm in different homes of the Burghfield Common/Mortimer community. Refreshments are provided by the hosts afterwards. Everyone welcome. Due to coronavirus restrictions the rosary group is not able to meet at present.