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The Oratory website is gaining lots of visitors, and viewers of our live-stream Masses and daily devotions have risen considerably: January 8,601, February 9,265, March 39,124, April (including Holy Week & Easter) 63,512, May 48,679. Our viewers are remembered in...
The June 2020 edition of the monthly Oratory Newsletter is now available to download or view.
Online Interactive Study DayThe Academy of the Annunciation is offering new online interactive Study Days and Evenings, as well as eight 90 minute "Tasters" throughout June. Registration is open for the following June Study Days / Evenings and 90 minute "Tasters"....
We’re ready to reopen the Oratory Church just as soon as the Government and Catholic Bishops give the go-ahead. The whole floor is marked out for safe-distancing, and alternate benches are already taped off for the same purpose.
St Philip Neri’s Feast Day is 26th May, so his Novena begins on Sunday 17th at 6pm Benediction.
The radiance of the risen Lord shines upon us. At a time when so many shadows are cast into our lives, and upon our world, the light of the resurrection shines forever to renew and restore our hope.
The Academy of the Annunciation is offering online interactive Eastertide Evenings, every Tuesday and Thursday beginning on Tuesday 28th April and continuing until 4th June.
During the lockdown of 2020, Masses were streamed live from the Oratory but with no congregation.
With thanks to Br Fransisco for taking wonderful photographs over the Easter Triduum, we have been able to compile a photo gallery the church in its full glory.
The government has issued new guidance as of 23rd March, which requires all places of worship to close temporarily. However, we continue to Live Stream all our Masses and other celebrations.