December 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mary Immaculate Church
616 Ipswich Road

In the liturgical year, we celebrate Gaudete Sunday, taken from first words from the introit of the Mass, “Rejoice in the Lord always! Again I say, rejoice! The Lord is near!” On this day our joy shines forth as we realise the birth of the Lord is close at hand! To celebrate Gaudete we invite you to a special Advent “Evening at the Oratory”!

Mass celebrated by His Lordship Bishop Jarrett

Oratorio Lessons and Carols
with Artes Christi Choir & Orchestra from Sydney providing the music.

There will be plenty of opportunities not only to experience the harmony of Artes Christi but also to join in the singing of carols! We will also be blessed to hear Bishop Jarret as he shares with us a sermon.

Many people enjoyed last years Advent Oratorio.


We hope you can join us in this preparation for the coming of Christ into our hearts, and to fulfil that divine command to rejoice at the advent of Our Saviour!

If you’re feeling social afterwards you might also be interested in the White Christmas Dinner-Dance at Mary Immaculate Hall. Carols finish in time for dinner at 7.30pm. All proceeds from the Dinner-Dance are going to the Oratory. The dance is an RSVP ticketed event. For more information or to purchase tickets call Nicole King, details including the price is on the poster below.