Evening of the Arts

In celebration of St Philip’s birthday (July 22) the Oratory hosted an Evening of the Arts, displaying the wealth of creative talent among our parishioners and friends. As well as painting and conceptual art, there were poetry readings, specially composed songs, and a short play starring St Philip and St Read more…

Book launch for “Spiritual Direction from Dante: Ascending Mount Purgatory” and “Yearning for Paradise”

As successor volumes to Spiritual Direction from Dante: Avoiding the Inferno (TAN Books, 2019), Fr Paul Pearson has published two further commentaries on the Divine Comedy. They are subtitled Ascending Mount Purgatory and Yearning for Paradise. On Saturday, April 25, the Oratory was delighted to host a reception and book-signing dedicated to the publication of the Read more…

Completion in sight

Great progress on Renovatio has been made since our last update. The new building isn’t fully completed, but we have partial occupancy permission and some students already in residence, with more to follow. Refined decorative details adorning the interior are also now receiving their finishing touches. The classrooms are due Read more…

Steady progress on Renovatio

Work on the Renovatio building project has been allowed to continue, and the project is still on track for completion in the summer. Most of the progress is now happening in the interior of the structure, though some changes are visible from the outside, such as the windows and first models Read more…