Legion of Mary
The local ‘Praesidium’ of the Legion of Mary meets every Monday evening at 8pm at Oratory House. The apostolate includes door-to-door calling and prayer for the lapsed. New members welcome – please contact the President, at a meeting, or via Oratory House.
Society of St Vincent de Paul
Can you spare a couple of hours a week to help the lonely, the sick, the aged and the deprived? The SVP meets together on Thursdays at 8 p.m. in the Oratory House. Contact Miss Geraldine McCarthy at the time of the meeting, or via Oratory House.
Union of Catholic Mothers
The Oratory branch of the UCM meets in Oratory House at 7.30pm on the first Tuesday of each month. For details please contact Anne Roebuck on 0121 454 0130.
In addition to the weekly prayer and social evenings, there are various fund raising events, organised trips to places of interest and two Retreats, sometimes locally and sometimes further afield such as Hawkestone, Belmont Abbey, Prinknash. Open meetings of illustrated talks by guest speakers are also organised from time to time. In July each year UCM members from all over the country go on pilgrimage to Walsingham. All married women welcome to attend.
Young Catholic Adults
Oratory Young Catholic Adults (18-35) meet on alternate Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the Lower Cloister Hall. For further details, speak to Fr. Francis.