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…