Welcome to

The Port Elizabeth Oratory

Parish of St Bernadette

Parish of
St Bernadette

The Catholic Church in the heart of Walmer

Parish Life - Discipleship


Our various Grow groups assist
each person to follow Jesus


Use your skill or talent to built
the Kingdom of God at our parish


Giving is integral to
our spiritual formation

The parish of St Bernadette is served by the fathers and brother of the Oratory. The parish and the Oratory (which share the same premises) have a close relationship.

Latest News and Events

In anticipation of Lent, our annual Shrove Tuesday Dinner took place in the church hall this week. Thank you to our army …

Join the SVDP 40 Day Challenge and help a family in need this Lent. Every week of Lent, donate items on the …

Every year our parish, under the partonage of Saint Bernadette of Lourdes, commemorates the World Day of Prayer for the Sick with …

Lent & Easter 2024

SHROVE TUESDAY: Confession: 7:00 – 8:30 & 9:00 – 10:00 ASH WEDNESDAY MASS: 06:30, 08:30, 13:10 (EF), 17:30 Confession available 30 minutes …

  Bring your family and friends and join us on Tuesday 13 February for our pancake dinner. 6pm in St Bernadette’s Parish Hall. …

Carols By Candlelight

Join us in the Oratory Garden on Friday 22 December for an evening of Christmas carols. Pack candles and a picnic supper …

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Physical Address: 
Corner of 8th Ave & Fordyce Road, Walmer
Postal Address: 
PO Box 5012, Walmer, 6065
Parish Office: 
Monday – Friday, 09:00-12:00: 073 247 1316