First Sunday of Advent – Year A – Sunday 1st December 2019

The Oratory of St. Francis of Assisi✠ – Southampton. Principal Celebrant – Abp ✠✠Martyn. Con-Celebrants – Bp ✠Tony & Bp ✠Edward. Homily given by – Abp ✠✠Martyn. Reading of the Holy Gospel – Deacon Ron✠. First Reading & Responsorial Psalm – Gwen B. Second Reading – Carol D. After the priestly blessing of Mass Abp […]

Stational Mass – 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C – Sunday 3rd November 2019

 The Oratory of St. Francis of Assisi✠ – Southampton. Principal Celebrant – Abp ✠✠Martyn. Con-Celebrants – Bp ✠Edward & Canon Steve✠. Homily given by – Bp ✠Edward. Reading of the Holy Gospel – Canon Steve✠. First Reading & Responsorial Psalm – Gwen B. Second Reading – Mick B. – Churchwarden. Abp ✠✠Martyn consecrates two gold […]

Patronal Mass of St. Francis of Assisi and Harvest Thanksgiving – 27th Sun Ord- Sunday 6th October 2019

Sunday 6th October 2019 The Oratory of St. Francis of Assisi✠ – Southampton. Celebrant – Canon Steve✠. Homily given by – Canon Steve✠. Reading of the Holy Gospel – Deacon Ron✠. First Reading & Responsorial Psalm – Carol D. Second Reading – Gwen B. After the priestly blessing of Mass Canon Steve✠ leads the faithful […]

Stational Mass – 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C – Sunday 1st September 2019

The Oratory of St. Francis of Assisi✠ – Southampton. Principal Celebrant – Abp ✠✠Martyn. Con-Celebrants – Bp ✠Edward & Canon Steve✠. Homily given by – Canon Steve✠. Reading of the Holy Gospel – Deacon Ron✠. First Reading & Responsorial Psalm – Mick B. – Churchwarden. Second Reading – Carol D. After the priestly blessing of […]

Stational Mass 4th August 2019

++Martyn was principal celebrant today at the 10:30am Mass at St. Francis, Southampton. Bishops Tony and Edward concelebrated and Deacon Ron assisted in the mass, proclaimed the Gospel and led the Intercessions. Readers today were Carol Douglas and Mick Brown. Bishop Edward gave the homily. Mick also kindly took all the photographs today. It was […]

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C – Sunday 7th July 2019

The Oratory of St. Francis of Assisi – Southampton. Principal Celebrant – Abp✠✠Martyn. Con-Celebrants – Bp✠Tony; Bp✠Edward; & Canon Steve – VG. Homily given by – Abp✠✠Martyn. Reading of the Holy Gospel – Canon Steve – VG. First Reading & Responsorial Psalm – Lin Good. Second Reading – Carol D. Photographs – Mick B. – […]

Stational Mass – The Ascension of the Lord – Year C – Sunday 2nd June 2019

The Oratory of St. Francis of Assisi – Southampton. Principal Celebrant – Bp ✠Edward. Con-Celebrants – Abp ✠✠Martyn; Bp.✠Tony; & Canon Steve – VG. Homily given by – Abp ✠✠Martyn. Reading of the Holy Gospel – Canon Steve – VG. First Reading & Responsorial Psalm – Carol D. Second Reading – Lin G. Photographs – […]

PROVINCIAL MASS – FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT – YEAR C – Sunday 7th April 2019

The Oratory of St. Francis of Assisi – Southampton. Principal Celebrant – Abp ✠✠Martyn. Con-celebrants – Bishop-Elect Edward; Bp ✠Tony & Canon Steve – VG. Homily – Bishop-Elect Edward. Gospel Reading – Deacon Ron. Assisting the Mass – Deacon Ron. Abp ✠✠Martyn – Consecrates chalice & Blesses and Consecrates Sapphire’s ashes – TESSAC’s Mass dog […]

PROVINCIAL MASS – EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – YEAR C – Sunday 3rd March 2019

The Oratory of St. Francis of Assisi – Southampton. Principal Celebrant – Abp✠✠Martyn. Con-celebrants – Bp✠Tony; Bishop-Elect Edward; Canon Steve – VG; and Fr. Adrian – Curate. Homily – Canon Steve – VG. Gospel Reading – Deacon Ron. Assisting the Mass – Deacon Ron. First Reading and Responsorial Psalm – Mick B. – Churchwarden. Second […]

PROVINCIAL MASS – FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – YEAR – Sunday 3rd February 2019

The Oratory of St. Francis of Assisi – Southampton. Principal Celebrant – Abp ✠✠Martyn. Con-Celebrants – Bp ✠Tony; Bishop-Elect – Edward; Canon Steve – VG. & Fr. Adrian – Curate. Homily – Bishop-Elect – Edward. Gospel Reading – Deacon Ron. Assisting the Mass – Deacon Ron. Abp ✠✠Martyn – administers St. Blaise blessings to throat […]