from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Roman Catholic Church A member of an Oratory.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Oratorical.
- n. See Fathers of the Oratory, under oratory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as oratorical.
- n. Eccles., a priest of the oratory. See oratory, 4.
- Of or pertaining to one of a religious society known as The Oratory, especially to the English branch of The Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a congregation of the Fathers of the Oratory, at Brompton.
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Of the three shown above, we have a Dominican, a member of the FSSP, and an Oratorian from the London Oratory.
Jansenists that he had forbidden the brotherhood called Oratorian fathers to hear confessions, because he suspected them of a leaning to
Of course, given that the NLM is a liturgical site, and given that Cardinal Newman was not only a profound writer and orator but also a priest, a Cardinal, an Oratorian and quite simply a Catholic, the liturgy too would have a great place and importance within his life.
Our Oratorian friends at the Birmingham Oratory were very helpful in helping us to put together a few unique views into the liturgical life of the Cardinal.
St Francis may never have met St Philip Neri but he certainly knew his disciples, and even founded a house based on the Oratorian ‘rule’ in Thonon-les-Bains in the Savoy region of South-West France.
An Oratorian father talking to the Dominican friars and a Dominican sister in the Oratory church.
The Oratorian Fathers gave the family a choice of two painters for the Visitation, Girolamo Muziano and Barocci.
He is currently the Parish Priest of the Oratory, where he also has responsibility both for the maintenance of the music in the Oratory Church and the restoration of the Oratorian community's house at Rednal, where Newman is buried.
According to the English Oratorian priest Father Frederick Faber in his book Bethlehem, Our Lord's awareness of the sins of the world caused Him a "spiritual agony," in addition to the foreknowledge of His coming Passion.
Among all the pupils of the Oratorian school at Vendome, we are,