Community of Saints Cuthman & Wilfrid
0830 DAILY MASS including weekends CHECK HERE for any alterations
LENT in addition to daily Masses…
1300-1400 Wednesdays “Pastoral Surgery” a priest is available to chat to or to pray with
1700-1800 Thursdays in Lent “Holy Hour” a space to pray and reflect
1815-1930 Thursdays in Lent “Fellowship” supper and conversation
1930-2100 Thursdays “Caritas” Lenten ecumenical discussion group, this year’s theme “Discipleship: tentmaking”
Doors open 30mins prior to advertised service time. Access to the Chapel is through the main doors of the Brighton 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.
Trains from London to Brighton (central) and from Lewes to London Road stations, see the map above for routes on foot to the Congress Hall.
We ask all visitors to please observe the following customs when attending divine worship in the Chapel; these traditional and courteous customs preserve a prayerful ambience for the benefit of all.
First time if you’ve not attended a traditional Latin Mass before, we fully recommend allowing the experience to prayerfully envelope you by not being overly concerned about following the order of Mass! “Do as they do” ref others in the congregation for standing/sitting etc. The readings, homily (sermon) and some prayers will be in English, but it is not necessary to understand literally everything being said or done to gain benefit from the experience of participating in this, one of the oldest forms of Christian worship.
Confession prior to Mass and sometimes after Mass, a priest may be available to hear Confession. In order to allow others to avail themselves of the same and the priest to prepare before Mass, please keep your Confession brief and succinct; if you require spiritual direction, an appointment may be made with a priest for another mutually convenient time.
It is customary for women to be veiled for divine worship; chapel veils are available to be borrowed for this purpose in the vestibule before the Chapel contained in a basket. Similarly it is customary for men not to wear short-sleeved clothing nor shorts for divine worship.
Holy Communion please inform the priest before Mass if you intend to receive holy Communion. Orthodox Catholics who have been baptised and chrismated (confirmed) are welcome to receive the Blessed Sacrament; other Christians in sympathy with Orthodox Catholic doctrine, are welcome to receive a benediction from the Blessed Sacrament.
For Sundays and holy days of obligation Missalettes containing the Propers/Readings of the Mass and information about the feast are available in the basket in the vestibule. Please do not take these away!
We observe a prayerful silence within the Chapel, especially before divine worship and immediately following its conclusion; please reserve greetings and conversations for the vestibule and carpark.
Offerings No collection is taken during divine worship, please use the collection box in the basket in the vestibule to leave your offering.
*Subject occasionally to changes, enquire via text to 07423 074517 on the evening prior to confirm Mass time or check here
**First Friday & First Saturday devotions follow Mass