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St. Philip Neri - 500th Anniversary
In 2015, the Oratorian family around the world marks St. Philip's quincentenary - the 500th anniversary of his birth in July 1515. Our local observance of this milestone began with the Solemnity of St. Philip Neri on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Our celebration continued with A barbecue after our Eucharistic Holy Hour on July 19th. More exciting activities are planned in the months to come!
Oratory Book Study Series - The Church of Mercy
Our popular book study series returns this fall, and in preparation for the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the series will focus on The Church of Mercy, a collection of homilies and other statements by Pope Francis. The series begins on Monday, September 21 at 7:30 PM, in the Oratory residence. Please contact us for more information.
17th Annual Weekend Retreat - Oct. 23-25, 2015
Our annual retreat returns to St. Francis Center for Renewal in Bethlehem, PA, the weekend of October 23-25. Registration is now available, and space is limited!
Forty Hours Devotion - April 3-5, 2016
We are excited to announce that, as a part of our commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of St. Philip Neri, the Oratory will be holding a Forty Hours Devotion, April 3-5, 2016. The featured preacher will be the Most Rev. Robert Byrne, C.O., Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, England, and former provost of the Oxford Oratory. The Forty Hours will begin the evening of Divine Mercy Sunday and incorporate the Feast of the Annunciation.
Gala Dinner Banquet - May 19, 2016
As a special way of concluding our yearlong celebration of St. Philip's 500th anniversary, we will be holding, for the first time, a Gala Dinner Banquet and fundraiser on Thursday, May 19, 2016, beginning at 6:30 PM, at Pierre's of South Brunswick. More information to come!
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