Bl John Henry Newman to be Canonised on 13 October

The Fathers and Brothers of the Brisbane Oratory in Formation rejoice with our confreres around the world at the news that Blessed John Henry Newman will be canonized by Pope Francis on Sunday 13 October 2019.  Newman was ordained a priest in the Church of England and...

From the Reflection of the June Newsletter

Br Conor writes this months reflection in the Newsletter The last reflection which I shared with you was written from the cold and wet, yet always beautiful Eternal City, Rome. This time I am writing to you from sunny one day, perfect the next Brisbane (though if I am...

Feast of St Philip Neri

Thank you to everyone who joined us in celebrating the Feast of St Philip Neri, founder of the Oratory, and principal patron of the Brisbane Oratory in Formation. This feast day also marks four years since our Oratory in Formation officially began and we continue to...

Tickets Now Available

Join us for one of the biggest Catholic social events in Brisbane, the Brisbane Oratory Vallicella Dinner and Dance 2019. Enjoy canapés by the river, drinks, dinner, and desert. Then join the live band for dancing or step outside for a drink and catch up with friends...

Holy Week Schedule

In Holy Week, the Church recalls the mysteries of Christ’s passion and resurrection. In this way “the Church opens to the faithful the riches of her Lord’s powers and merits, so that these are in some way made present for all time, and the faithful are enabled...

Apostolates of the Oratory

For our newsletter reflection this month, I would like to provide a brief outline of ways the Brisbane Oratory in Formation is living out some of the key traditional charisms of the Congregation of the Oratory. These are attributes of the mission given to the whole...