The Oratory of the Good Shepherd

The Oratory of the Good Shepherd meets for its triennial General Chapter and Retreat in October 2019, at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, Norfolk, England

Welcome to OGS

  • The Oratory of the Good Shepherd (OGS) is an international community of Anglicans, ordained and lay, who share a common Rule of Life.
  • The Seven Notes of the Oratory are at the heart of the OGS Rule of Life and were written by the founders of OGS in 1913 at Little Gidding, Cambridgeshire, England.
  • The OGS Rule calls members of the Oratory to daily Communion, Private Prayer, and the Divine Office.
  • The Oratory Rule encourages the labour of the mind, fellowship, and the faithful stewardship of talents and resources.