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…

Christmas Offerings

Father Jerome OSJV (Archbishop of Selsey) would like to thank in advance all those who very thoughtfully and generously offer him gifts at Christmastide and those viewers of the daily Mass broadcasts who offer donations towards the running costs of that invaluable ministry. However, this year, in lieu of personal gifts and offerings for the Mass,…

An invitation: Holy Hour, Fellowship & Study

It is customary in Lent to mark the holy season by adding (rather than subtracting) activities and this year we are inviting members of Churches Together in Central Brighton to join us both in prayer, fellowship and as usual, in study. Next opportunity is Thursday, March 23rd at Brighton Congress Hall… Holy Hour 5-6pm In an…

An invitation: Holy Hour, Fellowship & Study

It is customary in Lent to mark the holy season by adding (rather than subtracting) activities and this year we are inviting members of Churches Together in Central Brighton to join us both in prayer, fellowship and as usual, in study. Beginning today (Thursday, March 2) at Brighton Congress Hall… Holy Hour 5-6pm In an…

Tentmaking: knowing God

+ICXC+ Both the Apostles Peter and Paul explain evangelism as being ready to answer questions about our faith (1 Peter 3:14-16 Col. 4:5-6), if nobody is asking it may mean that nothing in a Christian’s speech or conduct suggests that God is worth knowing… con’t… A common hesitancy many people conjure up when asked to think about evangelism or mission…

Tentmaking

+ICXC+ This is the first of a series of articles that will explore how all of us as Christians might discern and fulfil our charge to “teach ye all nations” and “to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you” (Matthew 28:18–20) and bring others to the knowledge of God and His all-embracing love. We will…