24 07, 2021

Brothers’ Annual Picnic

2021-07-24T16:19:11+00:00July 24th, 2021|

Last week, the Brothers of the Little Oratory had their annual Rednal day, with Holy Mass followed by a picnic on the lawn. All men over 18 are welcome to join the Brothers in church on Sundays at 3.15pm for the spiritual exercises of our Holy Father S. Philip. [...]

11 06, 2021

Cardinal’s Library Update

2021-06-11T19:48:08+00:00June 11th, 2021|

Dear Friends, As you can see from the photographs, the restoration work on the roof of the Cardinal’s Library and adjacent roofing is going at a fine pace. The lantern roof, which was in danger of collapsing, has been reconstructed using whatever elements of the old structure [...]

5 10, 2020

Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius original score digitised

2020-10-05T15:40:12+00:00October 5th, 2020|

The original score of Edward Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius, a setting of the poem by Cardinal Newman, is now available to view online after a digitisation project completed at the Oratory earlier this year. The project was carried out in partnership with Dr Joanna Bullivant of Oxford University, the National Institute for Newman Studies, the British Library and the [...]

20 09, 2020

Coronavirus Measures

2021-03-26T14:57:50+00:00September 20th, 2020|

The Oratory is open for all of our usual public Masses. We do not require advance booking to visit the church, or to attend Mass, but we ask that you please observe the following hygiene and physical distancing measures: If you have symptoms of Covid-19, please do not come to the Oratory church. The law demands that you isolate at [...]

27 04, 2020

Catechism for Children

2020-09-05T16:39:54+00:00April 27th, 2020|

This series of instructional videos is based on lessons in the Light of the World books. We hope that pupils at our primary school, the Junior Oratory and our many Catholic families will find them useful in helping them to learn more about our holy Catholic Faith. Videos 1. God 2. Our Lady 3. The Blessed Trinity 4. [...]

22 07, 2019

Brothers’ Rednal Day

2019-10-16T14:00:00+00:00July 22nd, 2019|

Last Saturday the Brothers of the Little Oratory visited the Oratory House at Rednal for our annual picnic. We began with the spiritual exercises in the chapel built by Cardinal Newman, followed by lunch and recreation. The Brothers of the Little Oratory welcomes all men over 18. We meet for prayers on Sundays at 3.15 (resuming in September), followed by [...]

13 02, 2019

Second Newman Miracle

2019-10-16T14:00:00+00:00February 13th, 2019|

With great joy we have learned that Pope Francis has authorized the promulgation of a decree confirming a miracle through the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman, the founder of the English Oratory. The miracle occurred in May 2013 in the USA. An expectant mother was suffering from unstoppable internal bleeding which threatened the life of her child in [...]

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