R&R… “to be”

On Saturday 4th August we held our first Reconciliation & Healing Service gathering Christians together from across the city to simply spend time with God and “to be” with Him. The feedback has been very positive and so we will offer these twice a month  – on a Saturday morning when many people may want…

Caritas: Together again in Lent…

As is our custom in Lent at The Brighton Oratory we are inviting members of Churches Together in Central Brighton to join us again in both prayer and fellowship and as usual, in study. Often Christians find it difficult to answer questions challenging their beliefs, this year we will explore frequently asked questions by non-believers and consider…

Charity Sunday Lunches and fundraising for the homeless

Our homeless apostolate “Cherubs Kitchen” will be donating its Sunday Lunch profits for the month of February to Sussex Homeless Support CIO’s NEW homeless Mobile Bus Night Shelter (see video below)! The converted double-decker bus with births for twelve sleepers is designed to provide warmth and safety for rough sleepers of the city complimenting the Brighton…

Volunteers needed – become a Cherub!

Our very own apostolate “Cherubs Kitchen” relaunches next month (February) and in an attempt to reaffirm its charitable objects requires volunteers to help maximise the profits generated to help the homeless in our city. The Cherubs concept is simple; a commercial catering franchise that provides industry standard apprenticeships in catering for homeless or disadvantaged people…

Lent & Holy Week 2018

Ash Wednesday 14th February 0830 Mass with blessing & distribution of ashes 1100 Low Mass with distribution of ashes Every Wednesday in Lent 0830 Low Mass & Homily 0930 Corporal works of mercy* 1200 Homeless Lunch 1300 Spiritual Counselling 1700 Holy Hour 1930 Caritas Study Group Mothering Sunday 11th March 0830 Mass with blessing & distribution…

Manchester 2017: Vigils

Following the awful tragedy of Monday’s suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena killing and injuring young people attending a concert, there has been a great out-pouring of grief and compassion across the nation. Here in Brighton & Hove together with cities, towns, villages and churches around the country, vigils of prayer and solidarity are being…

Bulletin w/c Sunday 07/05/2017

+ICXC+ The Brighton Oratory is an Orthodox Catholic faith community of ordinary people diverse in age, background, experience and talents who are committed to deepening their spirituality in, through and with the love of God expressed in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ modelled on the experience of the Apostles and the Early Church described in…

Bulletin w/c Sunday 30/04/2017

+ICXC+ The Brighton Oratory is an Orthodox Catholic faith community of ordinary people diverse in age, background, experience and talents who are committed to deepening their spirituality in, through and with the love of God expressed in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ modelled on the experience of the Apostles and the Early Church described in…

Bulletin w/c Sunday 23/04/2017

+ICXC+ The Brighton Oratory is an Orthodox Catholic faith community of ordinary people diverse in age, background, experience and talents who are committed to deepening their spirituality in, through and with the love of God expressed in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ modelled on the experience of the Apostles and the Early Church described in…

The Vicar of Baghdad Interview: taped

Thanks to the speedy and willing cooperation of Majors Michael & Elizabeth Lloyd and the generous hospitality of the Band & Songsters of the Brighton Corps of the Salvation Army, on April 14 2017, Good Friday the Provost, Metropolitan Jerome interviewed Canon Andrew White, the “Vicar of Baghdad” for Churches Together in Central Brighton. Canon White was…

Bulletin w/c Sunday 16/04/2017

+ICXC+ The Brighton Oratory is an Orthodox Catholic faith community of ordinary people diverse in age, background, experience and talents who are committed to deepening their spirituality in, through and with the love of God expressed in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ modelled on the experience of the Apostles and the Early Church described in…

Praying for Eygpt

“If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.” 1 Corinthians 12:26 Palm Sunday is always a day of mixed emotion, the re-living of the triumphal entry of the Christ into Jerusalem heralding the salvation that is to come and highlighting its rejection by the world with the later…