On the Horizon for 2018-2019

Events hosted by BeyondSunday:


Following the 6 pm Mass at the Oratory Church of St. Boniface, all are invited to join younger professionals, university and graduate students for a reception and discussion on The Church in the era of Trump. How do we reconcile friendships and family that don’t share the same views?    

Dr. Eleanor Suaers, Pastoral Coordinator of St. Anthony Parish in Fairfield Connecticut. will lead a discussion in navigating with family and friends in a volatile social environment.

About our facilitator: 

 Eleanor Sauers holds the Doctorate in Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry from Fordham University, where her focus was on the ecclesiological implications of transitions in parish life in the United States.

She has published book reviews and commentary in Commonweal magazine and has presented numerous times on various topics in both the Living Theology and the Catholic Studies series at Fairfield University.

She serves on the Catholic Studies advisory board and teaches a popular course in Christian Spirituality in Fairfield’s Religious Studies Department.

Trained in spiritual direction through the Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality at Fairfield University, Dr. Sauers has just been appointed as Parish Life Coordinator at St. Anthony Parish in Fairfield, where she has served as the Director of Religious Education and Pastoral Minister since 2002.


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