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Newsletter July 2017

In this month’s newsletter, Fr Adrian shares with us in the Moderator’s Message some of the things that have been happening since the last newsletter. In the Reflection, Br Matthew explains how Brisbane Oratory seminarians will be priests here in Brisbane and shares with us some of the things the brothers have been up to while back. We also have some upcoming events that you may be interested in..

July Newsletter


Newsletter June 2017

In this month’s newsletter, Brother Conor Power reflects on the importance of coming to know God’s love for us and how this relates to the Oratory.  We also share with you some upcoming events including the Oratorio this Saturday and a reminder about the last date you can get tickets for the Oratory Winter Ball.

The Oratory Newsletter June 2017


Celebrating 100 years of Mary Immaculate School, Annerley

The Oratory community warmly congratulates Mary Immaculate Primary School on its centenary which will be marked this coming weekend with special celebrations.

Archbishop Coleridge will celebrate a special Mass at 11:00am on Sunday 30th April 2017 in Mary Immaculate Church to mark the occasion.  All are invited.

Please click the box below for further details of this weekend’s events.

Centenary Celebrations – 29th / 30th April 2017


ANZAC Day at the Oratory

On Tuesday 25th April 2017, two Masses will be offered at Mary Immaculate, Annerley:

7:30am Latin Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form

9:30am English Mass in the Ordinary Form

as we pray for the eternal repose of the souls of all who have served Australia in the defence forces on active service and have left this life, especially the ANZACs.

(N.B. There is no Mass at Saint Elizabeth’s).


Upcoming Events

7:30 pm Women’s Secular Oratory @ Mary Immaculate Church
Women’s Secular Oratory @ Mary Immaculate Church
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Women's Secular Oratory @ Mary Immaculate Church
Inspired by St Philip Neri, Men’s and Women’s Secular Oratory are evening sessions of prayer for adults based on the classic model of mental prayer. The sessions include a meditation, that is, a brief reading[...]
4:00 pm Sung Vespers @ Mary Immaculate Church
Sung Vespers @ Mary Immaculate Church
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sung Vespers in the Extraordinary Form