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Oratory News for June 2016

Posted on Jul 6, 2016 in News

Oratory News for June 2016

The Oratorian Community made our annual retreat at the retreat house in Maggie Valley, NC. Dr. Peter Judge, a friend of the community and a professor at Winthrop University, was the retreat leader. The community enjoyed his input and reflections. Fr. Jeff Kerby, a priest of the Diocese of Charleston was out presenter for the Visions of Faith program. Judy will update you on the...

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Oratory News For May 2016

Posted on Jun 3, 2016 in News

Oratory News For May 2016

Oratory News For May 2016 It seems as if May was a flash in the pan. We concluded the Easter Season on Pentecost. The Year of Mercy continues and The Oratory Church continues to host a Holy Door of Mercy.The Congregation completed the new assignments for the next three years. Besides the “house” jobs the following appointments were presented and approved by the Bishop of Charleston:...

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Father Joseph Wahl

Posted on May 2, 2016 in News

Father Joseph Wahl

A native of Jersey City, NJ, Fr. Joseph was born in May 31, 1929. He was the youngest child born to Maurice and Mary Wahl. His siblings Edward Wahl, twelve years older than him, Mary Wahl eleven years and Richard Wahl, four years. In 1935, shortly after the foundation of the Rock Hill Oratory, Edward Wahl joined the Oratory and ten years later became a priest. Mary Wahl joined the Sisters...

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Rock Hill Oratory Elections

Posted on Feb 3, 2016 in News

Rock Hill Oratory Elections

The Members of the Rock Hill Oratory held elections on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The results of the election: Fr. Fabio Refosco, Provost, Bro. Joseph Guyon, Vicar/Deputy, Fr. Joseph Pearce, Deputy, Fr. Ed McDevitt, Deputy and Bro. John Kummer, Deputy.

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Summer Bible Institute 2015

Posted on Aug 5, 2015 in News

Summer Bible Institute 2015

The annual Summer Bible Institute took place July 12-17, 2015.  The morning sessions, led by Fr. Garrett Galvin, O.F.M. of the Franciscan School of Theology in California, focused on some often overlooked books of the Old Testament: Ruth, Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes,Lamentations, and Esther.  The evening sessions looked at some of the characters in the Gospel of John with the help of Dr....

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Visions in Faith 2015

Posted on Jul 10, 2015 in News

Visions in Faith 2015

This year’s program looked at Growing Into Being …BE-coming an Elder.  Led by Sr. Susan Schorsten, HM, and Kate McCulloh, the participants looked at some of the spiritual tasks of aging and gained insights from life’s lessons.  Through guided exercises and sharing of experiences, the men and women present were given tools for navigating a new and exciting time of life.  

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