OUR LATEST NEWS

Catch 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.
University Chaplaincy

University Chaplaincy

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...

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Harry Redknapp visits Hope For Food at the Sacred Heart

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

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

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

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

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 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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Organ recital by Antony Matthews

Organ recital by Antony Matthews

The next in our series of monthly Music events in support of the Oratory Development Appeal will be an Organ recital by the International organist Antony Matthews.The recital will take place at 7pm on Saturday 24th November in the Oratory Church of the Most Sacred...

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Invitation – Ordination to the Diaconate of Br Andrew

Invitation – Ordination to the Diaconate of Br Andrew

Br Andrew is on the far left in the pictureThe Fathers & Brothers of the Oratorian Community of St Philip Neri request the pleasure of your company at THE ORDINATION TO THE DIACONATE of Brother Andrew Wagstaff, Cong. Orat. by the Rt Rev’d Philip Egan Bishop of...

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Sacred Music Expertly Performed by Sutton Chorale

Sacred Music Expertly Performed by Sutton Chorale

Saturday 20th October 2018 saw the second in our series of monthly concerts in support of the Oratory Development Appeal. The Concert of Sacred Music was brilliantly performed by Sutton Chorale to a most appreciative audience from far and wide. After the performance...

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