Letter from the Brisbane Oratory Amidst Coronavirus

Dear friends, A lot has changed since our last letter. Whilst there is still some freedom of movement, it is likely that we are heading towards a total lockdown as has been seen in other countries. I think we owe it to our families and friends and others we have...

Urgent changes to schedule

Dear friends, On Monday morning 23 March there will be a 7:00am OF and 9:30am EF Mass with extra Prayers in Times of Epidemic and Plague from the Roman Ritual. This may be the last opportunity to assist at Mass for some time. We are awaiting further directions from...
Sanctifying the Lord’s Day

Sanctifying the Lord’s Day

While in the Archdiocese of Brisbane we have been dispensed from assisting at Mass on Sunday, we are still obligated to keep the Lord’s Day Holy, of which Mass is usually one component. We are reminded that on Sunday’s “If because of lack of a sacred minister or for...

Triduum of Prayer to St Joseph

In order to help us prepare for the Feast of St Joseph on Thursday, we will be reciting a prayer to him after all Masses. The practice of three days of special prayers in preparation for the Feast of St Joseph was encouraged by Pope Leo XIII in 1889. We invite you to...

Ash Wednesday

Lent begins today on Ash Wednesday when we recall that we were made from dust and to dust we shall return. During lent let us take up the practice of self-denial, prayer, and almsgiving to help us prepare for Easter. Posted by Maria Rose Anna Photography...