Father Michael Lang’s Report following his visit

Father Michael Lang has provided a report for the benefit of the supporters and benefactors of the Brisbane Oratory in Formation following his recent visit with us in Brisbane. Please click here to see the report....

Vespers: Sanctifying the Lord’s Day

If you were to find yourself in a Catholic church on a Sunday evening, anytime before a hundred years ago, you might be surprised to find a church full of people, not for Holy Mass, but for the chanting of psalms, singing of hymns and prayer, as well as benediction....
Upcoming Solemn High Mass

Upcoming Solemn High Mass

There will be a Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form for the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Monday 15th of August at 7:00pm The Frassati Mixed Choir will be singing Missa O Quam Gloriosum by T.L. da Victoria. Facebook...

New book on St Philip Neri

We have received news of a new book published by the Provost of Toronto Oratory, Fr Jonathan Robinson. This is a new biography of St Philip Neri, titled “In No Strange Land: The Embodied Mysticism of St Philip Neri”. Like the other books Fr Robinson has...

Mass Ad Orientem Part 1

A REFLECTION ON MASS CELEBRATED ‘AD ORIENTEM’ BY FR. ANDREW WISE   The comment is sometimes heard, “In the Latin Mass and in many other Masses at Mary Immaculate Church, the Priest turns his back on the people at the Altar.” Some people even seem to remark upon this...