All Saints Day and All Souls Day 2017

In the beginning of November, the Church, after commemorating the Feast of All Saints, commemorates the Feast of All Souls Day. On the Feast of All Saints, we commemorate the Church Triumphant, who are all the saints in heaven. Not only does this include all those...

The Oxford Adventure Begins

Br Shawn and Br Tyson landed in Oxford on the 28th of September, weary and jet lagged but soon hit the ground running and was brought up to speed in the Oxford Oratorian rule of life and studies at Blackfriars. Here in Oxford, they begin their theological studies in...
Invitation to the Secular Oratory

Invitation to the Secular Oratory

At the Brisbane Oratory in Formation, something very important to our work is to provide guidance in prayer and formation for the lay faithful. This was very close to the heart of St Philip Neri, our founder, who created the Oratory in order to serve what was called...

August 2017 Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter, Fr Adrian shares with us in the Moderator’s Message an exciting announcement on the establishment of the Secular Oratory for lay people. In the Reflection, Fr Wise shares with us his journey of 30 years as a priest. Keep your...

Statement on the beyondblue benefit concert

Statement on the beyondblue benefit concert A fundraising concert for the organisation “beyondblue” is to be held in a nearby parish in the coming days. The advertising for the concert features Mr Warwick Adeney, our Director of Music, as one of the performers. As the...

Winter Ball Raffle Winners

The following is the list of winners in the Raffle that was drawn at the Oratory Winter Ball on Saturday, 22nd July, 2017. $5,000 TRAVEL VOUCHER, S.S., Ticket 1811 $300 BONNIE BAKERS VOUCHER, J.B., Ticket 0944 $50 SNAG AND BROWN VOUCHER, D.G., Ticket 0226 $50 CAFE O...