Welcome to our new website: we are also on Facebook ! Search for “Oratorians in Portland, Jamaica”

 St. Philip Neri is the Patron Saint of Joy ! He used to say, “my dear sons! be joyful, be joyful, be joyful ! I do not want you to sin, but BE HAPPY !”

To all who visit this website, may the Joy of The Lord, which inhabited the heart of St. Philip Neri be with you ! This is a new site, really under construction…. Below one of our joyful moments in the life of our Community: Photo taken before Fr. Brad’s ordination. From Left to Right: Fr. Roland Dessine, Fr. Joseph Burg, Fr, Brad Smith on his ordination day, His Grace Archbishop Girasoli, Apostolic Nuncio, His Eminence Cardinal Filoni who presided the Ordination Mass, His Grace, Archbishop Dufour of Kingston Archdiocese, Fr. Michael Palud, Moderator of the Community and the Very Rev. father Mario Avilès, C.O. Procurator General of the Oratorian Fathers…More to come !

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