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...
Church Shop News

Church Shop News

New Stock  – Car Rosaries with St. Christopher inset.   Why not buy one for your car or perhaps a relative/friend who would welcome the comfort of St. Christopher within their vehicle. We have a new statue and prayer cards of St. Philip Neri.       We have...
Bell Ringers Update

Bell Ringers Update

The bellringers have been very busy in the last month (see the two quarter peals)   We currently  have 3 new ringers in training and 1 of those has actually progressed well enough to ring on a Sunday for Mass. We always welcome new recruits, but there is a...