Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Cardinal Burke to Visit Oxford Next Week (May 26 and 27)

His Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke, Patron of the Order of Malta, will visit Oxford next week, on the 26th and 27th May. During his two day visit, His Eminence will:
- celebrate Solemn Mass in the Ordinary Form and preach at the Oxford Oratory for the patronal feast of St Philip, at 6 p.m. next Tuesday evening, May 26th.
- celebrate Low Mass in the Extraordinary Form at Ss Gregory and Augustine parish church at 8 a.m. on Wednesday morning, May 27th.
- attend Solemn Vespers in the Extraordinary Form for the Octave of Pentecost, and celebrate Benediction for the Order of Malta, with music provided by the Ordinariate’s Newman Consort, also at the Oxford Oratory, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon; and finally
- deliever a lecture on the intellectual legacy of the reign of Benedict XVI to the Oxford University Newman Society at 6 p.m. on Wednesday evening.

He will also be visiting some of the Order’s activities in Oxford with the poor and the marginalised, which are carried out under the auspices of the Companions of the Order of Malta, a group of students and academic staff from the University.

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