New! From the Provost, Fr Julian Large

Everyone today seems to be terrified of salt. An Oratory father was recently celebrating a Baptism which, at the request of the parents of the child, was in the traditional Roman Rite. More...

Book Review

Book Review - The Collects of the Roman Missals: A Comparative Study of the Sundays in Proper Seasons before and after the Second Vatican Council by Lauren Pristas More...

Bishop Eliott's Sermon for the Baptism of the Lord

the homily preached by Bishop Peter Elliott during the celebration of the Pontifical High Mass at the Oratory on the 13th of January, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. More...

New! Comment on Exodus

Right in the middle of the Book of Exodus we suddenly descend from the heights of a ‘theophany’ to controversial questions of law and morality. More...

Bishop Sciacca's Sermon for the Immaculate Conception

A translation of the Latin sermon preached by H.E. Giuseppe Sciacca during the celebration of the Pontifical High Mass at the Oratory on the 8th of December last year. More...

A New Oratory in Germany

The Oratory of Aufhausen has just been refounded 126 years after the last Oratorian died there. More...

Newly discovered letter from Fr Faber

In this previously unknown letter Fr Faber writes to Cardinal Manning's brother Charles on the death of Charles' wife. More...

The new Calvary and The Sacred Made Real

Dr Xavier Bray, Chief Curator at Dulwich Picture Gallery and Curator of the exhibition, The Sacred Made Real, reflects on a recently commissioned polychrome wooden sculpture of Calvary by the contemporary Spanish sculptor, Darío Fernández. More...

Defend Marriage

Make your voice heard. More on how to help defend marriage found at

Fr Lang's New Book

Fr Michael Lang's new book 'The Voice of the Church at Prayer: Reflections on Liturgy and Language' is a timely contribution to our understanding of the debate that surrounds the language in which the Church prays when she uses the vernacular. More...

Fr Anthony Symondson SJ on the Oratory Calvary

Fr Anthony Symondson SJ, architectural historian & friend of the Oratory, writes for the New Liturgical Movement on the new Calvary chapel.

Apostolic Nuncio at the Oratory

On Friday 20th June the Apostolic Nuncio came to the Oratory to bless the fine new Calvary. Click here for more details.

St Patrick's Chapel

Click here for more details about the proposed restoration of St Patrick’s Chapel.

Sermon by Cardinal Burke for the Feast of St Philip

Oratory Bookshop & Repository

Help is required to staff the Oratory Shop on Saturday afternoons from 3.15pm-5.45pm. Please apply at Oratory House or email

The London Oratory School 150th Anniversary 2013


One of the projects the School is looking to undertake as part of these celebrations is to publish a history of the school. More