The Fathers were pleased and honoured to welcome to the Oratory His Beatitude Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, His Eminence Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald, His Excellency Archbishop Paul Sayah, His Grace Archbishop Bernard Longley, and members of the Maronite community, for a celebration of the Maronite Divine Liturgy, and a visit to the room and library of Saint John Henry Newman.

We pray that God will graciously bless and sustain the Maronite Church in Lebanon and throughout the world.