St. Philip’s Seminary Graduation 2018

“I am extremely grateful for my time of study and formation at the Toronto Oratory. My knowledge of Christ grew immensely because of the excellent philosophy and fundamental theology taught here, and so my love for Christ also grew. The familial environment of St Philip’s, the parish life of Holy Read more…

New installation of art

Holy Family Parish has received new art in the sanctuary of the Church. The artist, Ken Woo, is directing the work, which is being donated by generous benefactor. The work is inspired by the Sienese iconographic tradition. The most prominent feature is the Crucified Lord. He is flanked by our Read more…

God and the Soul; Three New Novices

On the Feast of the Assumption, Monday, August 15, 2016, the Very Rev. Provost Jonathan Robinson clothed three new Oratorian novices in the Fathers’ chapel of the Toronto Oratory. The three new novices completed their postulancy at the Oratory in the summer and thus entered their first probation for the Read more…

A House of Prayer; Clothing of Shawn Murphy

After a month’s postulancy, a candidate enters the novitiate by receiving the habit of St Philip before the assembled community. This we call his clothing. The Provost usually addresses us on these occasions, offering reflections on the beginning of an Oratorian vocation. Br Shawn Murphy is a young Australian who Read more…

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