Birmingham Oratory

The number of Oratorian communities has doubled in England in just three years

This is a great day, not simply for the Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary and for the Ordinariate, but for the whole English Church

Fr Gregory Winterton is mourned at a Requiem Mass at the Birmingham Oratory

Bishop Philip Pargeter was the principal celebrant at the Requiem Mass for Geoff Jones at the Birmingham Oratory

Archbishop Longley was the chief celebrant at the Mass to launch the Blessed John Henry Newman Institute for Liturgical Music

Blessed John Henry Newman’s sublime poem The Dream of Gerontius, set to music by Sir Edward Elgar, was performed in Worcester Cathedral

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The 25th Sunday of the Year: Am 8:4-7; Ps 115; 1 Tm 2:1-8; Lk 16:1-13

A severely deformed baby was born in a perfectly normal condition after the child’s mother prayed to Newman

Birmingham Oratory given portrait of Blessed Pope Pius IX