Ash Wednesday – reminder!

Please make a note now of Ash Wednesday, March 1st, Mass will be offered at 0830 and ashing at Churchill Square 2-3pm as is our custom. A great opportunity to explain to people “the reason for the season” and share the Gospel of Redemption. This year and to remind ourselves and others that part of…

Jan/Feb Service times

Please note the following NEW Mass times during the month of January up to Candlemass 2015; all services at the Chapel in the Inn Monday to Saturday 12-12.15pm Confessions 12.30pm Mass 4.45-5pm Confessions/Counselling 5-6pm Holy Hour 06 Jan, Tuesday: Epiphany 11.00 Blessing of Epiphany Water 12.30 Mass Sunday Masses 04 Jan: 08.30 Mass 11 Jan:…

Brighton Oratory CHRISTMASSES

For entry arrive 15mins prior to Mass time; Confessions by appointment. CHRISTMASS EVE 24 DEC 10:00 Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ CHRISTMASS DAY 25 DEC 12:00 First Mass of the Nativity at Midnight 08:30 Dawn Mass of the Nativity 10:30 Mass of Christmass Day CHRISTMASS OCTAVE II DEC 26 10:00 St…

Traditional Latin Masses this weekend…

Friday 01 November: ALL SAINTS DAY (Holy day of obligation) Brighton Mass Centre: Low Mass with Hymns 6pm Celebrant & Homilest: HE Mgr Jerome Lloyd OSJV Buxted Mass Centre: Low Mass 5.30am Celebrant: Fr Andrew Scurr Saturday 02 November: ALL SOULS DAY Brighton Mass Centre: Requiem Masses 10am 10.45am 11.30am Celebrant: HE Mgr Jerome Lloyd OSJV Buxted…

Tenebrae…

Tenebrae at the Oratory from 1700 over the Sacrum Triduum (click here to see the archived broadcasts of the Sacrum Triduum). Tenebrae is the name given to the celebration, with special ceremonies, of Matins and Lauds, the first two hours of the Divine Office, of the last three days of Holy Week. Originally celebrated after…

Public Debate ‘Freedom of speech’

Public Debate ‘Freedom of speech, anti-abortion protestors and women: Rights and Limits’ Chaired by David Allen Green and with a panel including Ann Furedi, Chief Executive, bpas (British Pregnancy Advisory Service) and Andrea Minichiello Williams, Chief Executive, Christian Concern the debate will examine the challenges posed by the activities of anti-abortion protestors outside clinics for…

Poem for the Persecuted

Poem for the Persecuted You, who speak your faith into the darkness, whisper your prayer in the silence of the moon, when, in the blackness, you are quite alone, He blesses you. You understand His tomb. Though they throw you in prison for loving, when you pray for the brother who betrays you, yet your…

40 Days Brighton: the facts

I recognise that abortion is a sensitive subject, so sensitive in fact that opportunities to discuss it are practically non-existent either in the private or public sphere unless something reactionary or provocative is going on. It would seem that something “provocative” is going on here in Brighton and has become something of a “hot potato”…

Carissimi… Today…

A reminder that Stations of the Cross are being offered at the Annexe Sanctuary from 930am followed by Mass at 1030am. There are also some spaces in the 40 Days for Life prayer vigil that need cover…  http://vigilcalendar.com/brighton-uk Following Mass the traditional veiling of Crosses and other sacred images will take place in preparation for Passiontide…

Memory Eternal

Requiescat in pace Please commend to your prayers the faithful of the Coptic Orthodox Church whose Patriarch, Pope Shenouda III has passed away. This is a sensitive time for our brethren anyway about which we were to learn more this Thursday, March 22 at our event “The plight and hope of Middle-East Christians” from Fr Youhanna Habib,…