Monthly Archives: May 2018

30 05, 2018

Of the Glorious Body Telling

2019-10-16T14:00:00+00:00May 30th, 2018|

Corpus Christi is one of the most colourful and joyful feasts of the Catholic year. It is especially dear to us at the Oratory because it was a feast for which our founder St Philip Neri had a particular devotion. On Maundy Thursday at the Mass of the Lord’s Supper the sanctuary bells rang out at Gloria in excelsis Deo. Why? To [...]

12 05, 2018

De Maria Numquam Satis

2019-10-16T14:00:19+00:00May 12th, 2018|

Many of us who are converts to Catholicism were already in the habit of praying to our blessed Lady long before we became Catholics. Those prayers were undoubtedly a means of grace for us. But then, having entered the one fold of the Redeemer, we came to understand better than before that devotion to the Mother of God is not [...]