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Saturday 22 February 2020

Fliers with times for everything happening between Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday are at the back of church now. Take some for your friends and family too. #oxfordoratory

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Wednesday 19 February 2020

Friends of the Oratory. A recent snap of the launch party for a new giving circle organised by our lay trustees and friends. If you would like information about the Friends of Oratory or wish to join see the link in our bio. #oxfordoratory

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Tuesday 11 February 2020

We are honoured to host His Grace the Archbishop of Milan and 130 of his priests as they celebrate Mass in our church this morning. His Grace and his clergy are on a pilgrimage to England. #oxfordoratory

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Saturday 8 February 2020

February Music

2 IN PRESENTATIONE DOMINI Solemn Mass 11:00
Missa Papae Marcelli Palestrina
Difusa est gratia Palestrina
Senex puerum Victoria

9 DOMINICA V PER ANNUM Solemn Mass 11:00
Missa Le bien que j'ay Goudimel
Inclina cor meum Rogier
Vivo ego, dicit Dominum A Lobo

16 DOMINICA VI PER ANNUM Solemn Mass 11:00
Missa brevis in D (KV 194) Mozart
Beati omnes qui timent Dominum Hassler
Ave verum Mozart

23 DOMINICA VII PER ANNUM Solemn Mass 11:00
Missa Simile est regnum caelorum Victoria
Verba mea Schütz
Benedic, anima mea, Domino Lassus

26 FERIA IV CINERUM Solemn Mass 18:00
Mass XVIII Plainsong
Miserere mei, Deus Allegri
Emendemus in melius Byrd
Miserere mei, Deus Byrd

Sunday 2 February 2020

Newman once wrote to one of the fathers saying, “I will tell you the kind of person who could be of use, a person who could SING...or a good musician generally — an organ player. Music is so great a part of the Oratory.” Today we thanked Matthew Martin, our Director of Music, for being just that this past year. #oxfordoratory

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