STUDENT GROUPS

At Fisher House, we are blessed to host a wide range of student groups that meet regularly in term-time. These groups have their own mailing lists separate to those of Fisher House, which you are encouraged to join. Our termcard includes a snapshot of these groups, including the contact details for how to join each group, or you can allow us to contact groups you would like to join on your behalf by filling in a registration form below.

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Main Groups

Fisher Society

If you're a Catholic member of the University of Cambridge, past or present, you're a member of the Fisher Society! During term-time, the Fisher Society organises weekly talks, known as the Apologia series, and regular social events, such as the Fisher Society Dinner, Christmas Party, barbecues, and Garden Party. Everyone is welcome to the Fisher Society's events. You can find out more about the Fisher Society here.

Fisher House and the Fisher Society share the same mailing list; you can join our mailing list here. The contact details of the Fisher Society Committee are available here. For the Fisher Society's current events, please consult Fisher House's termcard and newsletters.

Graduate Society (GradSoc)

Fisher House's GradSoc welcomes all graduate Catholic students of the University of Cambridge. GradSoc organises regular speaker talks, pub trips, dinners and retreats.

 

You can find the contact details of GradSoc here; join GradSoc's mailing list here; and join GradSoc's Facebook group by clicking the button below.

PostDoc Society

Fisher House's PostDoc Society is for postdoctorates, young professionals and young families, meeting for informal spiritual and social events. You can find the contact details of the PostDoc Society here; and join the PostDoc Society's mailing list here.

Women's Group

Fisher House's Women's Group meets for prayer, discussion and spiritual fellowship. You can find the contact details of the Women's Group here; and join the Women's Group mailing list here.

 
 
 
 
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Prayer Groups

Rosary Group

 

The Rosary Group meets daily to pray the Rosary.​ You can find the contact details of the Rosary Group here; and join the Rosary Group's mailing list here.

Taizé

Taizé is a reflective time of candlelit prayer in the Chapel with songs and chants.​ You can find the contact details of Taizé here; and join Taizé's mailing list here.

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Charitable Groups

Companions of the Order of Malta

 

The Companions of the Order of Malta support the charitable work of the Order of Malta through volunteering and prayer. You can find the contact details of the Companions here; join Companions' mailing list here; and like and follow the Companions' Facebook page by clicking the button below.

St Vincent de Paul Society

Fisher House's St Vincent de Paul Society supports those in need in the local community through charitable works and prayer, including weekday evening distributions of food and drink to the homeless community.​ You can find the contact details of the SVP here; join the SVP's mailing list here; and sign up to its soup run rota by clicking the button below.

Oxford and Cambridge Universities Lourdes Pilgrimage (OCULP)

The Oxford and Cambridge Universities Lourdes Pilgrimage (OCULP) organises an annual working pilgrimage to Lourdes, France, shared with the Oxford University Catholic Chaplaincy. You can find OCULP's contact details here; and visit OCULP's website by clicking the button below.

 
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The Choirs

Chapel Choir

The 11.00am Sung English Mass at Fisher House on Sundays in term-time is the summit of life at the Chaplaincy. Fisher House's mixed-voice Chapel Choir enriches this worship by providing varied music to accompany the Mass. Find out more about the Chapel Choir on our Music Ministry page!

 

New voices are always welcome. You can find the contact details of the Chapel Choir here; please contact the Chapel Choir directly to audition. You can like and follow the Chapel Choir on Facebook by clicking the button below.

Schola Cantorum

Fisher House's Schola Cantorum provides the music for the Sung Latin Mass in term-time. The Schola is a stimulating, committed, and friendly environment, seeking to enhance the liturgy and worship of the community through music. Every week, we sing the Ordinary parts of the Mass, the plainchant Propers of the day and a motet, exploring varied repertory from the Gregorian, Renaissance and more modern traditions. The Schola is open and inclusive, with a broad mixture of people of different levels and fields of study, faiths, and nationalities. Find out more about the Schola Cantorum on our Music Ministry page!

New voices are always welcome. You can find the contact details of the Schola Cantorum here; please contact the Schola Cantorum directly to audition. You can like and follow the Chapel Choir on Facebook by clicking the button below.

 
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Cultural Groups

Benson Club

The Benson Club meets for creative writing workshops and talks and discussions about Catholic literature.​ You can find the contact details of the Benson Club here; and join the Benson Club's mailing list here.

Catholic Contemporary Philosophy Group (Cacophony)

Catholic Contemporary Philosophy Group (Cacophony) is an ecumenical reading group meeting two or three times a term to discuss the most important works of Catholic philosophy from the last few decades. You can find the contact details of Cacophony here; and join Cacophony's mailing list here.

Catholic Social Teaching Group

The Catholic Social Teaching Group looks at Papal encyclicals and documents to discuss how our faith can inspire responsibility and work for a more just society.​ You can find the contact details of the the CST Group here; and join the CST Group's mailing list here.

Haddocs

The Haddocs is Fisher House's Catholic medical ethics society, meeting for talks and discussions over a glass of wine. You can find the contact details of the the Haddocs here; and join the Haddocs' mailing list here.

Pro-Life Group

The Pro-Life Group speaks up for human rights from conception to natural death and raises awareness of life issues. You can find the contact details of the Pro-Life Group here; join Pro-Life Group's mailing list here; and like and follow the Pro-Life Group's Facebook page by clicking the button below.

Saints and Sinema

The Saints and Sinema Group screens classic and contemporary films with relevance to various faiths. Bringing friends from outside Fisher House highly encouraged! You can find the contact details of the the Saints and Sinema Group here.

Writers' Group

The Writers’ Group meets to share poetry and other creative writing in a supportive environment, and get feedback from the group if desired. Work can be submitted and discussed anonymously if writers prefer. You can find the contact details of the the Writers' Group here; and join the Writers' Group mailing list here.

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Social Groups

Black Swan Bar Team

Black Swan Bar Team quenches the alcoholic and nonalcoholic thirst of Fisher House. You can find the contact details of the Black Swan Bar Team here.

Confraternity of St Thomas Aquinas (COSTA)

The Confraternity of St Thomas Aquinas (COSTA) is a social and religious group for Catholics from South East Asia.​ You can find the contact details of COSTA here; and join COSTA's mailing list here.

Dolphins

The Dolphins are the all-conquering Fisher House football team, playing against other university chaplaincies.​ You can find the contact details of the Dolphins here; and join the Dolphins here.