There will be a Victorian Evening at the Oratory on Shrove Tuesday, 25th February, with pancakes, refreshments and entertainments, in celebration of our Cardinal's birthday. Tickets are available at the piety stall and in the sacristy. All welcome.
"Honour thy father and thy mother." In the practice of our religion our blood family has first call on our commitment, but not in an absolute or unqualified way. There is a danger of making a false god out of family life, thinking that the immediate family is all that matters. We can be so self-engrossed in our own natural [...]