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Wednesday 19 April 2017

More Easter Pictures

Congratulations to Jenny, Amanda, Huw, Amy, Hannah and Evie, newly baptised, received into full communion or confirmed this Easter.2017-04-15 23.26.43

2017-04-15 23.28.37The ceremonies and the church were beautiful but it all takes quite a lot of work to prepare. Many thanks to all who helped on Holy Saturday.image4 image3 image2-1 image1-1There were well-deserved celebrations afterwards. Here are some of the choir members and servers enjoying Easter Sunday lunch when it was all done except for Solemn Vespers and Benediction.P1030434_DxO18010003_10154580609897029_6071828852782641942_n

Saturday 15 April 2017

Photos of the Triduum

IMG_2433A number of kind parishioners have sent us photographs of the Maundy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper, the Altar of Repose and the Solemn Liturgy of the Passion. Please keep in your prayers those who will be baptised, received into full communion with the Catholic Church or confirmed at this evening's Easter Vigil.IMG_2425IMG_2424IMG_2432IMG_2427IMG_2428

Friday 7 April 2017

Holy Week and Easter at St Joseph's and St Wilfrid's

Please click here for details of the Service Times at St Joseph's and St Wilfrid's for Holy Week and Easter.

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Friday 7 April 2017

Holy Week and Easter Service Times for St Wilfrid's and St Joseph's

Please click here for details of the Service Times at St Joseph's and St Wilfrid's for Holy Week and Easter.IMG_3225-400x533 P1030601

Friday 7 April 2017

Holy Week Confessions

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Confessions will be heard in Holy Week at the usual times and in addition on Good Friday from 10am until 11am and from 2pm until just before 3pm; and on Holy Saturday from 10am until 11am.

Monday 3 April 2017

Music for Holy Week and Easter

Please click on the poster to enlarge it.Poster Easter (A)-1

Thursday 30 March 2017

Decorating update

Preparation done - thank you to everyone who helped with that - and undercoat on. Now for the colour...IMG_2407

Wednesday 29 March 2017

Br Oliver's Ordination to the Diaconate

The Oxford Oratory Community was all together again last Saturday for the ordination to the diaconate of Br Oliver by Bishop Robert Byrne. A full report of the ceremony can be found on the Oxford Oratory website. Bishop Robert's sermon gave a beautiful account of the ministry of deacon in St Philip's spirit. Here are some photographs of the ceremony including one of our whole community together, something which happens rather rarely these days!IMG_1678-2-400x267 IMG_1671-2-400x267IMG_1783-2-400x279

Wednesday 29 March 2017

New Oratory in Cincinnati

Congratulations to the Fathers and Brothers of the new Oratory in Cincinnati. It was made public today that Pope Francis decreed the canonical independence of the community on 19 March, the Feast of St Joseph. The community began common life together in 2008. Please keep them in your prayers.10401961_1593800990892934_1201873124906578544_n37BCAEC1-38BD-4213-AA60-1F8391E883D9

Monday 27 March 2017

Women's Oratory

Philip-Neri-Hearing-Confession-1024x973Women's Oratory will meet again this Friday, 31 March, at 7.30pm in St Wilfrid's Rectory, 11, High Petergate. The theme is Preparing for Easter.  The Fr Stephen will give the talk.