Activities & Events

 

 

Pancake Brunch                                                      Announced Sun. after 11:30 Mass

Come join the Oratory family for some delicious homemade pancakes and sausage. It's all you can eat, and all you can meet. Bring your friends, meet new ones.  Best of all? It's free!!

 

Brunch dates for Fall 2017

(all after the 11:30 Mass)

September 10th

October 15th

November 5th

December 3rd

 

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Thirsty Thursdays                                                                          Thursdays - 7:00 PM

Come join us for our next installment of Thirsty Thursdays and quench your thirst for how to Live Jesus and discover an inner peace that no other search can offer you.   Each session is a one-hour experience of prayer, song, and reflection by Fr. Ed Ogden, OSFS.  Come and set your heart free by learning how to cope with anxiety, temptation, and busyness.  We will offer this educational and inspirational series twice a year both in the Fall and during Lent.

February 18: How to accept God's Mercy

 

February 25: How to extend God's Mercy

 

March 3: How to break the bonds of judging others

 

March 10: How to welcome the stranger

 

DeSales Service Works                                               Announced Sat. - 10 AM - 4 PM

Fall Dates 2017-2018

 

Saturday, September 23

Saturday, November 4

 

 

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Come take part in a day of service with us and DeSales Service works!

DeSales Service Works is a project of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales that provides opportunities for face-to-face service and works to change the lives of those they serve, and to expand the mindset of those who serve. All of their efforts seek to improve struggling neighborhoods while recognizing the goodness of these impoverished communities.

Cookies & Milk                                                                Sundays after 6:30 PM Mass

Ever wonder who that person was you sit next to every week at mass? Come on downstairs after Mass and find out! Join us every week for refreshments and refreshing faces Sundays after the Blue Hen Student Mass.

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Student Bible Study                                                                  Wednesdays - 7:00 PM

Come join your fellow students for a lively discussion of the Bible! Learn how the Book remains relevant to everyday life thousands of years after its writing. Bibles are not needed, but your presence is!

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Prayer and Mditation                                                                       Tuesday - 5:30 PM

Looking for some quiet prayer & meditation time during your busy week?  Stop by the Oratory for Holy Hour on Tuesday between 5:30 & 6:30 PM.

 

 

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Bingo Outreach                                                                               Tuesdays - 6:30 PM

The Jeanne Jugan Home is a retirement home run by the Little Sisters of the Poor. Come join other students in spending some time playing Bingo with the residents. We leave from the Oratory every Tuesday at 6:30 pm, and usually return by 8:00.

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Rosary Group                                                                                   Mondays - 7:30 PM

Join us at the Oratory as we spend time praying the rosary.

 

For even more fellowship, join us downstairs afterwards to cultivate new skills or practice existing ones with our knitting circle and rosary making in the Social Hall starting at 7:30 PM

 

 

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Community Bible Study                                                             Thursdays - 11:00 AM

A bible study opportunity for non-students, our Community Bible Study will begin meeting weekly on Thursdays at 11:00 am.  Come join in the discussion as we break open God's word and find ways to deepen our understanding and connect it to our daily lives.   - Spring dates TBA

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Student Leadership Team                                                                                     TBA

Have ideas for programming and activities or just want to get involved on another level? Come and join in on our leadership meetings!

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Faith Journey                                                                                                           TBA

Interested in joining the Catholic faith?  Already Catholic, but looking to learn more about the traditions and teachings of the Church?  Either way, join us for our Faith Journey classes.

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Graduate & Young Adult Group

Stress of grad school got you down? Come and join this lively bunch of graduate students and young alumni as they meet to discuss the shared stresses and hidden solutions to surviving life as a grad student. The group meets for talks, dinners, trips, and more.

 

 

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Music Ministry

Sing? Play an instrument? Come help our student choirs enrich our celebration as we make a joyful noise unto the Lord!

 

Student choirs sing weekly at the 11:30 AM and 6:30 PM masses.  Email for more info, or just show up early before Mass to join!

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