The Oratory, Blanchardstown Centre

Blanchardstown Oratory is located at the Yellow entrance to Blanchardstown Shopping Centre – a place for a little peace and quiet reflection in the middle of a busy day.

Feel free to drop in at any time, call us, or visit our website www.theoratory.org

Tel: 01-8200915
Address:
The Oratory,
The Yellow Entrance,
The Blanchardstown Centre,
Dublin 15.

News And Events, The Oratory, Blanchardstown Centre

Gospel Reflection – The Christian Identity Card
Saturday, 28 January 2023
The Christian Identity Card Ghandi’s favourite reading was the Sermon on the Mount, especially the Beatitudes.  He was deeply impressed by the life of Jesus Christ but not by the...
Sunday Reflection – The Kingdom of God & Its Task-force
Saturday, 21 January 2023
The voice of John the Baptist is now silenced behind prison walls.  It is time for Jesus to begin his mission.  He leaves his home and work in Nazareth and...
Sunday Reflection – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday, 14 January 2023
The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world This Sunday’s Gospel (John 1:29-34) begins with John the Baptist pointing towards Jesus and saying, “Look, there is...
Mary, Mother of God and Mother of the Church 
Saturday, 31 December 2022
Mary, Mother of God and Mother of the Church  The liturgical celebration of Mary, the Holy Mother of God, has been ascribed to several different dates down through the ages. ...
Sunday Reflection – Prepare a Way for the Lord
Saturday, 03 December 2022
Two great prophets, Isaiah and John the Baptist, stride into our liturgical readings for the Second Sunday of Advent.  We usually think of prophets as people who foretell the future...
Sunday Reflection – 1st Sunday in Advent
Saturday, 26 November 2022
Advent is the season of Hope Dark November will soon be past, and in the Church’s calendar, today is the First Sunday of Advent, the beginning of the new liturgical...
Christ the Universal King
Friday, 18 November 2022
Jesus Christ, the Universal King Today, the last Sunday of the liturgical year, is when we celebrate Jesus Christ, the Universal King.  The end of the liturgical year anticipates the...
Sunday Reflection : Therapy of Divine Love
Saturday, 12 November 2022
Therapy of Divine Love Purgation is a process of purification.  Purgatory is not specifically mentioned in the bible but the doctrine of purgatory is a beautiful development which holds in...
Sunday Reflection – How the Saints put flesh on Theology
Saturday, 05 November 2022
  Normally, our weekly reflection is based on the Gospel of Sunday, but this week we will concentrate on November which commenced last Tuesday, the Feast of All Saints. In...
Sunday Reflection – Humble prayer will pierce the clouds
Saturday, 22 October 2022
Humble Prayer will pierce the clouds The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector (Luke 18:9-14) was addressed to people who prided themselves on being virtuous and despised everyone...
Pray continually and never loose heart
Saturday, 15 October 2022
Pray continually and never lose heart The message of today’s Gospel (Luke 18: 1-8) is clearly expressed in the opening line. Pray continually and never lose heart.  We are prepared...
Sunday Reflection – Gratitude is the heart of Prayer
Saturday, 08 October 2022
Gratitude is the heart of prayer Luke, more than the other writers, is the evangelist of prayer. This Sunday’s Gospel (Luke 17:11-19), the story of the healing of ten lepers,...