Today the church of SS Gregory and Augustine commences a Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes, beginning at their Extraordinary Form High Mass of Candlemas at 6 pm. This will have a polyphonic setting The Novena is being made to pray for the sick and for those who care for them.
During this time there will be EF Low Masses on Wednesday and Friday at 6 pm and on Thursday at 12 noon as well as Masses in the Ordinary Form.
The Novena concludes with the EF High Mass of Our Lady of Lourdes (also with polyphony from some of Oxford's finest young singers) at 6pm on that feast on February 11th. The preacher at that celebration will be Dom Oswald McBride OSB from St Benet's Hall.