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READY WHEN YOU ARE!   Boris & Bishops…

READY WHEN YOU ARE! Boris & Bishops…

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.

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Eastertide Evenings

Eastertide Evenings

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.  

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Easter 2020 Photo Gallery during the Coronavirus Lockdown

Easter 2020 Photo Gallery during the Coronavirus Lockdown

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.

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Oratory Thank-you Epiphany party

Oratory Thank-you Epiphany party

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.

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Bishop Philip Celebrates Newman Thanksgiving Mass

Bishop Philip Celebrates Newman Thanksgiving Mass

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.

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Bishop Philip greets AoA members

Bishop Philip greets AoA members

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.

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