A New Postulant and Companion (London and Cambridge College Chapter, May 2018)

Ian Watts (Postulant OGS)
Ian Watts, after his admission as a postulant, with Dominic, OGS, the Provincial, and Michael, OGS, the Prior of the L&C College

At our May Chapter in Alton Abbey, the London & Cambridge College admitted Ian Watts as a postulant of the Oratory. A postulant is someone who has expressed a desire to test their vocation to the life of the Oratory, they receive a copy of the Manual and a senior brother is chosen to help them explore their vocation further. For more information on our discernment process, please click here.

In the same Chapter meeting, Dylan Parry Jones was admitted as a Companion of the Oratory. Companions commit to following a Rule of Life, report to one of the professed brethren, and are invited to join the brethren at Chapter meetings.

Dylan Parry Jones (Companion)
Dylan Parry Jones, after his admission as a Companion

While at Alton, the brethren and some companions of the London and Cambridge College, had chance to pray and spend time together, and we discussed three papers:

Some pictures from the Chapter Meeting: