OUR LATEST NEWSCatch up with all the news and events from the Oratory in Formation and the Sacred Heart Parish. Here you will find all of our latest news items together with pictures of our latest activities.
22 Apr 2019
It is a beacon of beauty and hope on the south coast of England – and its spiritual origins are unique.
Bournemouth Oratory, one of seven such in Britain, is a community of secular priests and brothers living the life of St Philip Neri, the sixteenth century “Apostle of Rome”.
16 Apr 2019
The programme includes: Bach E Minor Sonata, Rachmaninov Vocalise, Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto, Ibert Piece, and various organ pieces. Hannah Scott was born and raised in Bournemouth and first started showing interest in the flute from age 9. It was in 2012 that she...read more
4 Mar 2019
Our Catholic Society Fellowship Group continues every Sunday after the 4pm Mass (at five o’clock) until 6pm Benediction. ‘Walking Together with Jesus’ is the title of our Lenten Retreat, led by Sister Marta, based on Scripture and prayer. The Retreat...read more
27 Feb 2019
For 50 years this unjust destruction of human life has been taking place on our doorsteps and is being funded by our taxes. 56 Million lives are destroyed by the barbarism of Abortion globally each year. No longer is heart disease or cancer the greatest cause of fatalities in the world. No, this prize goes tragically to abortion.read more
17 Feb 2019
We are delighted to announce that last week Pope Francis signed the decree approving the miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman, the founder of the English Oratory. This opens the way to his canonisation later in the year. Below is a press...read more
11 Feb 2019
On Monday 4th February 2019, the Vatican announced Bishop Robert's translation from Birmingham Archdiocese, where he has served as and auxiliary bishop since 2014, to the diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. He will be the 14th bishop of that See. Bishop Robert will...read more
25 Jan 2019
Father Dominic celebrated Mass on the Bournemouth University and Arts University campus on Monday 21 January at the Chaplaincy centre in the Talbot Building, where he was joined by Sister Marta, Brother Andrew and members of the University Catholic...read more
24 Dec 2018
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...read more
20 Dec 2018
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...read more
14 Dec 2018
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....read more