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A painting of St Philip Neri

The heart of St Philip’s apostolate is beating strong half a millennium after his birth

A statue of Padre Pio covered with rosaries stands in Mergellina bay, in Naples (PA)

There are three disciplines we must all adopt in order to try and achieve sainthood

A painting of St Philip Neri

Today is the feast day of St Philip Neri, a priest who gave spiritual direction in unconventional ways

Oils are prepared for the Chrism Mass in the Diocese of Clifton 
(Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

I was struck by all the people, some still to be born, who would experience the anointing with oil over the coming year

Cardinal Burke enters the London Oratory on Saturday (Photo courtesy of the Oratory)

Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura pays tribute to St Philip Neri

Fr Gregory Winterton, Fr Paul Chavasse and Mgr Mark Crisp at the end of High Mass

St Philip’s feast day celebrated

Mgr Mark Crisp, rector of St Mary’s College, Oscott, upholds St Philip Neri as a model for the New Evangelisation

The archbishops of both Westminster and Birmingham used the occasion of their homilies on the Feast of St Philip Neri, Wednesday May 26, to compare the characteristics of St Philip and Cardinal Newman, writes Peter Jennings