New shrine for Our Lady of Fatima

New shrine for Our Lady of Fatima

This year has marked the Centenary of the apparitions of the Mother of God at Fatima in 1917 and there have been great celebrations of these important events and the vital message of repentance and conversion all over the Catholic world. To commemorate the centenary...
Pastoral Letter from The Bishop

Pastoral Letter from The Bishop

PASTORAL LETTER FROM THE BISHOP appointed to be read in all churches and chapels of the Diocese of Portsmouth on 24 th September 2017, the Twenty – Fifth Sunday of the Year . BRINGING PEOPLE TO JESUS THROUGH HIS CHURCH Bringing People to Jesus through His Church...
Feast day of Blessed John Juvenal Ancina

Feast day of Blessed John Juvenal Ancina

On Wednesday 30th August, we will be celebrating the feast day of Blessed John Juvenal Ancina of the Oratory (1545- 1604). John Juvenal Ancina hailed from Northern Italy, and after completing his studies, was made a professor of medicine at the University of Turin....
New Emblem for the Bournemouth Oratory in Formation

New Emblem for the Bournemouth Oratory in Formation

It is with great pleasure that we announce our new Emblem of the Congregation of the Oratory.  The design for the new Emblem has kindly been produced for us by Mike King. We plan to use this on our new web site, church notice boards and in other printed materials....
Bishop Philip visits the Bournemouth Oratory in Formation

Bishop Philip visits the Bournemouth Oratory in Formation

The Bournemouth Oratory-in-Formation received its first visit, on Tuesday, from Bishop Philip (accompanied by Fr JP), who was delighted and encouraged by all that is happening. In the two months since the Oratorians’ arrival at Sacred Heart, the Community has already...