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 APPRECIATION If you appreciate these daily posts and the broadcasting of Mass, please consider expressing your appreciation via a donation to our ministry with the homeless… To donate just press the button!   A Spiritual Communion is to make a special act of devotion to Christ in the Blessed Sacrament, particularly when one is prevented…

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…

A pastoral letter for Lent: “super omnia caritas”

Fr Jerome in his capacity as Metropolitan for the Province of Europe has issued a pastoral letter “Above all charity” to all the faithful about great and holy Lent. You can read it here, or download a PDF by clicking SUPER OMNIA CARITAS SUPER OMNIA CARITAS Carissime in Christo “Above all charity[1]” summarises the apostolic…

Shrovetide & Pancakes!

Pancakes will be available at our Cherubs apostolate on Tuesday if you’d fancy your hand at flipping them! Pop along to the Mad Hatter Inn, Kemptown from 6pm and enjoy some pancake fun… which won’t be as raucous as that had at Westminster School, London (see below)! The Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday are…

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…

2018 Tenth Anniversary of Daily Mass Online!

Latest Mass Recording  APPRECIATION If you appreciate these daily posts and the broadcasting of Mass, please consider expressing your appreciation via a donation to our ministry with the homeless… To donate just press the button! Since the feast of Our Lady’s Assumption in 2008 the daily Mass of the Brighton Oratory faith community has been…

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…

Holydays of Obligation 2018

Holy Days of Obligation Sunday, on which by apostolic tradition the paschal mystery is celebrated, must be observed in the universal Church as the primordial holy day of obligation. The Faithful are reminded that the following Feasts are Holy Days of Obligation upon which it is binding of the Faithful to hear Mass. 2018 All…

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,…

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…