On the Horizon for 2018-2019

October 14 Difficult Questions #1 following the 6pm Mass we gather in Newman Hall.  

Topic: A panel led discussion on the Sexual Abuse Crisis in the era of #MeToo:  Accountability and the Church

The panel includes Fr. Michael Callaghan, co. who has worked with survivors and church leadership in addressing instances of abuse.

Sarah Spieldenner, Oratory parishioner and Chaplain and Director of Spiritual Care at Brooklyn Hospital.

Mike Devlin, Oratory parishioner, psychiatrist and faculty member of NYU


December 18  Join us for “Civility in America: On Campus”  at the Sheen Center in Manhattan. 

Princeton Professors Robert P. George and Cornel West discuss the importance of freedom of speech in the search for truth, both on campus and in wider society.  Tickets are free for young professionals.  There are 19 spots.  Contact Fr. Michael to ensure your spot.mcallaghan@oratorychurch.org


January 13  and January 17  Assumption Faith Beds Me’s Shelter – We prepare food and offer hospitality to a dozen homeless men who stay with us during the month of January.


February 24 Difficult Questions #2 following the 6pm Mass we gather in Newman Hall.

Topic: The Church in the era of Trump. How do we reconcile friendships and family that don’t share the same views? 


May 19 Difficult Questions #3 following the 6pm Mass we gather in Newman Hall. 

Topic: The LGBTQ Community and the Church


April 19 Way of the Cross over the Brooklyn Bridge.  Details when they are known.


Look for Mass with a Jazz event on Sunday May 26th the Feast of St. Philip Neri! 


2018-2019 Post Mass Social Wine and Cheese Socials with  Beyond Sunday @ the Oratory

Our socials provide people an opportunity to meet, mingle and get to know each other after the 6:00 p.m. Mass on Sundays.  Dates for scheduled socials are below. Have a glass of wine or seltzer, some cheese and other snacks. GF/DF available.


September 23 Homecoming Sunday:

October 28

November 11

December 2

December 16

February 3

March 10

March 24

April 14

April 28

May 26 Jazz and reception after 6:00 p.m. Mass