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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.
In preparation for Holy Week & Easter, examine St John’s rich theology of Baptism and the graces received in this awe-inspiring Sacrament of Salvation. Enjoy the Study Day from your own home, experience lectures & discussion in HD, and get to know fellow disciples through interactive real-time participation.
On the day that we celebrated liturgically the feast of the Epiphany, when the wise men brought their gifts to the baby Jesus, the Fathers and Brothers of the Oratory hosted a thank-you party for those who, throughout the year, bring their gifts to Jesus through service at the Oratory.
At the request of Bishop Philip Egan, the Portsmouth Diocesan Mass of Thanksgiving for the recent Canonisation of Saint John Henry Newman was celebrated at the Bournemouth Oratory-in-Formation’s Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.
WELCOME to Dr Christina Pal and Dr Denise Oliver, living in our neighbouring flats (just vacated by the Fathers), joining our community for the new Academy of the Annunciation, delivering courses of Catholic formation for Bishop Philip’s vision for the New Evangelization.
Well done to Dannii who has just completed her first Quarter Peal (35 minutes non-stop ringing) At the Sacred Heart church we unusually have a ring of 6 bells and each bell requires an individual trained ringer. Would you like to join us? It takes around...