In the University Church, Nazareth House:Sunday 6pm – Choral Mass led by the Newman Hall Choir Monday – Saturday: 10am Monday – Friday: 6pm EF Masses (in the Little Oratory): Saturday 6pm Vigil Mass Monday & Friday at 7am 7am on Holy Days of Obligation
Monday – Friday 5pm“The Church and the world have a great need for Eucharistic worship. Jesus awaits us in this sacrament of love. Let us not refuse the time to go to meet him in adoration, in contemplation full of faith, and open to making amends for the serious offenses and crimes of the world. Let our adoration never cease.” – John Paul II
Confession is available Monday – Friday: 5pm-6pmAs well as during 6pm Mass on Sunday evening or on request of the Fathers arranged through email, phone or by ringing the bell
The Oratorian Community of St Philip Neri, Cardiff follows the Oratorian custom of Solemn Vespers on Sundays and Feast Days. Vespers is on Sundays at 5pm throughout term time.All welcome. Music sheets will be provided to follow along and join in if you’re able
Once a term we hold the Catholic evangelisation iniative, “Nightfever” where we open the Church for adoration with prayerful music going out into the street with the simple invitation to come in and light a candle. For many this is the first time they’ve stepped into a Church in years
The Forty Hours Devotion is a special 40-hour period of continuous prayer made before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition.Affirming our belief in the real presence of our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, the Vatican Council II taught that the Holy Eucharist is “the source and summit of the Christian life” (“Lumen Gentium,” No. 11).
Newman Hall fellows dining
Each evening following Mass at 6:45pm the Fathers dine with the Students of Newman Hall and Fellows are invited to dine if they book in advance with Fr Alexander
The Cardiff Oratory in formation
A growing community alongside the Sisters of Nazareth in Cardiff
On 11th February 2016 The Archbishop of Cardiff, Most Rev George Stack gave his permission for the establishment of an Oratory of St Philip Neri at the University Chaplaincy, Cardiff. This community in formation was established by decree on 22nd March 2016 of Fr. Mario Aviles, Procurator General of the Confederation of the Oratories, Rome. Fr. Ignatius Harrison was appointed Delegate to the community in Cardiff. Fr. Sebastian Jones was appointed Moderator of the community in formation. Fr. Sebastian and Bro Ambrose Jackson were clothed on the Feast of St Catherine of Sienna 2016. The community lives at Newman Hall alongside the students in Clausura joining the students for meals and worship. Fr Alexander Gee was clothed on the Feast of the exhaltation of the Holy Cross 2016.