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Friday 2 July 2021

Pardon and Peace


Please pray for the twenty-one children who made their first Confessions on Wednesday, and will be receiving Holy Communion for the first time this month. More will follow in the autumn.716da856-6ca9-4b93-8075-546c2dac3518

Confessions are heard in our churches before every Mass. 568ba72f-cb40-4d76-b7a2-9e64e3c34164

The hearing of confessions is one of the distinctive ministries of the Congregation of the Oratory. St Philip used to hear many hundreds of confessions every day, and was available from early in the morning. He re-converted Rome, one soul at a time, by means of this sacrament.