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Monday 24 July 2017

Summer Visitors

As usual we have had a lot of visitors to St Wilfrid's and the York Oratory-in-Formation over the summer. Today we welcomed - once again- Fr Norbert Fernandes, Parish Priest of Welwyn Garden City with the Rector of the Seminary of the Archdiocese of Seville with four seminarians.2017-07-24-PHOTO-00000192Over the weekend we had eighty students from the Scuola Media Malpighi in Bologna who came to the 10.30am Mass on Sunday. At the same time we had a chance to say farewell to Rev. Chris Humble the Minister of Central Methodist Church in York who is leaving to take up a new ministry in Weardale.ChrisHumble240x3001
Last week members of the Oxford Oratory Wednesday Morning Group spent a few days at the Bar Convent and were shown the sights of York by Br Henry.IMG_5043Br Henry and Mary Leather posed as Kate and Leonardo on the Grand Staircase at Carluccio's - formerly Terry's - said to have been designed by the same architect who did the Titanic's interiors!IMG_2790
IMG_5066In the middle of all this Fr Daniel, the Father of the Oxford Oratory, admitted Br Adam as a Triennial - that is to say a full member - of the Oratory now that he has, unbelievably, been here for three years and completed his noviciate.a6_DxOVP
IMG_2781-1IMG_2787IMG_2773-1We also said goodbye to Daniel Proks who has gone home to Slovakia.IMG_2792