The Fathers and Brothers of the Oratory wish all our parishioners, visitors and friends a very happy and holy Christmas and a blessed 2019

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The Bournemouth Oratory in Formation

A ROMAN CATHOLIC COMMUNITY OF PRIESTS AND BROTHERS at the Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Diocese of Portsmouth

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Our Latest News Items

Harry Redknapp visits Hope For Food at the Sacred Heart

The King of the Jungle, local celebrity Harry Redknapp  has been “inundated” with Jam Roly Poly puddings since his I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! win earlier this month.The kind-hearted Harry wanted to donate them to Bournemouth homelessness charity...

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Long Expected – Not Disappointed

Just in time for Christmas, the long-awaited Communion Rails have been installed in our church. They are the work of local craftsman, Richard Burchell of Burchmore Joinery at Ferndown, who was very pleased to be asked to do some traditional work.The rails are made of...

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SVP Festive Tea Party

The SVP Festive Tea party held last week was a great success. Over 30 guests turned up representing all ages from young children to the elderly, fit and not so fit. There was an abundance of food, music and games which included: pass the parcel, a quiz, and a raffle....

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Br Andrew Ordained a Deacon

On Friday, 9th November, we were very happy to welcome Bishop Philip to our church, to ordain Brother Andrew to the diaconate. The liturgy was the mass for the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica.A goodly number of parishioners turned out on what was a...

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Bournemouth Male Voice Choir Concert

SATURDAY, 1st DECEMBER 2018 @ 7pmThe next in our series of monthly Music events in support of the Oratory Development Appeal takes place on Saturday 1st December 2018 and features the Bournemouth Male Voice Choir.The programme of Sacred Music...

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Our Children Follow Jesus

Our First Holy Communion programme began with the children learning about Baptism, and then the call of the first disciples who 'at once' left everything to follow Jesus, and compared them with the rich young man who wouldn’t leave his wealth behind and consequently...

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