Christmas 2016 @The Brighton Oratory

Chapel @ Brighton Congress Hall

puernatus“Come and see” the commemoration of the Love of God made manifest this Christmas as we celebrate the Nativity of Jesus Christ according to the prayers and ceremonies of 1’500 years of Christian tradition. Come and experience the beauty and prayerfulness of the Divine Liturgy of St Gregory the Great (also known as the “Tridentine Mass”) with English translations provided of all the texts. Come and hear the “Good News” of Jesus Christ faithfully preached according to the faith of His Apostles. Come and receive the Love of God in fellowship with those striving to live out His Love in their lives.

Entry will be available 30mins approx’ before the Mass times. Access to the Chapel is through the main doors of the Congress Hall, turn right inside the vestibule and head for the second set of double doors.

Parking is limited to the duration of the Mass only and is available at the rear of the Congress Hall (turn into the first set of gates approaching the Hall along Park Crescent Terrace). In order to facilitate other users of the Hall, please vacate the carpark by 0900.

Buses The Level (centre of the map) is very well served by buses. Brighton & Hove Buses’ frequent service 25 and The Big Lemon’s service 44 go to the east (Lewes Road) side, while many routes serve the Open Market stops in Ditchling Road or Oxford Street. These include the number 21, 22, 24, 26, 37, 37B, 38, 46, 48, 49, 50 and 81 routes. Further bus information and timetables.

Christmas Eve

09:00 Mass of the Vigil of the Nativity

Christmas Day

00:00 Mass of the Angels at Midnight

07:30 Mass of the Shepherds at Dawn

09:00 Mass of the Divine Word during the day

10:15 Carols with the Salvation Army Band

11:00 Coffee & Mince Pies

12:30 Homeless Christmas Day Lunch

In the Octave of Christmas

DEC 26 Monday of St Stephen Protomartyr
10:30 Mass

DEC 27 Tuesday of St John, Apostle
10:30 Mass

DEC 28 Wednesday of the Holy Innocents
08:00 Mass
10:00 The Hub Homeless Drop-in

DEC 29 Thursday of St Thomas a Beckett
10:30 Mass

DEC 30 Friday of Day VI in the Octave of the Nativity
10:30 Mass

DEC 31 Saturday of St Sylvester, Pope & Confessor
10:30 Mass

JAN 01 Sunday: The Circumcision of Our Lord Jesus Christ

08:30 Mass


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