Celebrating Faith 2018

Sunday, November 18th the Celebrating Faith 2018 event organised by Brighton & Hove Faith in Action took place at Hove Town Hall. This annual event is an opportunity for the faith community within the City of Brighton & Hove to come together and celebrate the various social welfare and community development projects they are engaged…

Music Therapy

Aside from Metropolitan Jerome’s passion for the mission of Christ’s Church and his love of cooking, is… music! Throughout his life music has played an important role and this is just as true now as it ever was in his formative years. His Grace is fortunate to be able to employ his musical skills not…

Armistice Remembrance 2018

The Armistice took place on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, between the Allies and Germany and brought the end of WWI. This year marked the centenary of the signing of the Armistice and the city of Brighton & Hove as with other places around the UK and…

Homelessness: The Hub

In 2009 Metropolitan Jerome partnered the Brighton Oratory with the Salvation Army at The Level in central Brighton to facilitate a homeless drop-in later called “The Hub”. Majors Mark and Tracy Bearcroft were the Corps Officers at the time and the Corps had employed a part-time chef, Michael to work the Community Cafe at the…

Quarto Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Tértio Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Eleventh Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Romæ sancti Dámasi Primi, Papæ et Confessóris; qui Apollinárem hæresiárcham damnávit, et Petrum, Epíscopum Alexandrínum, fugátum restítuit; multa étiam sanctórum Mártyrum córpora invénit, eorúmque memórias vérsibus exornávit. At Rome, St. Damasus, pope and confessor, who condemned the heresiarch Apollinaris, and restored to…

Quarto Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Quarto Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Tenth Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Sancti Melchíadis, Papæ et Mártyris, cujus dies natális recensétur tértio Idus Januárii. St. Melchiades, pope and martyr, whose birthday is mentioned on the 11th of January. Romæ, via Ostiénsi, Dedicátio Basílicæ sancti Pauli Apóstoli; quæ, simul cum Dedicatióne Basílicæ sancti Petri, Apostolórum…

Quinto Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Quinto Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Ninth Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Carthágine sancti Restitúti, Epíscopi et Mártyris, in cujus solemnitáte sanctus Augustínus de ipso ad pópulum sermónem hábuit. At Carthage, St. Restitutus, bishop and martyr, on whose feast St. Augustine delivered a discourse to the people in which he set forth his praises….

Sexto Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Sexto Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Eighth Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Concéptio gloriósæ semper Vírginis Genitrícis Dei Maríæ. The Conception of the glorious and ever Virgin Mary, Mother of God. Tréviris sancti Euchárii, qui fuit discípulus beáti Petri Apóstoli et primus ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopus. At Treves, St. Eucharius, a disciple of blessed…

Séptimo Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Séptimo Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Seventh Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Vigília Conceptiónis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis. The Vigil of the Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Sancti Ambrósii Epíscopi, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, qui prídie Nonas Aprílis obdormívit in Dómino, sed hac die potíssimum cólitur, qua Mediolanénsem Ecclésiam gubernándam suscépit. St. Ambrose,…

Octávo Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Octávo Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Sixth Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Myræ, quæ est metrópolis Lyciæ, natális sancti Nicolái, Epíscopi et Confessóris, de quo, inter plura miraculórum insígnia, illud memorábile fertur, quod Imperatórem Constantínum ab intéritu quorúmdam se invocántium, longe constitútus, ad misericórdiam per visum mónitis defléxit et minis. At Myra, which…

Nonis Decémbris. Luna

Nonis Decémbris. Luna . The Fifth Day of December. The Night of the Moon.  In Judæa sancti Sabbæ Abbátis, in óppido Cappadóciæ Mútala orti, qui miro sanctitátis exémplo refúlsit, et pro fide cathólica, advérsus impugnántes sanctam Synodum Chalcedonénsem, strénue laborávit, ac tandem in ea diœcésis Hierosolymitánæ laura, quæ ipsíus sancti Sabbæ nómine póstmodum est insigníta, requiévit…

Prídie Nonas Decémbris. Luna

Prídie Nonas Decémbris. Luna . The Fourth Day of December. The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Petri Chrysólogi, Epíscopi Ravennátis, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, cujus memória quarto Nonas hujus mensis recensétur. St. Peter Chrysologus, bishop of Ravenna, confessor, and doctor of the Church, whose birthday is kept on the 2nd of December. Nicomedíæ pássio sanctæ Bárbaræ,…

Tértio Nonas Decémbris. Luna

Tértio Nonas Decémbris. Luna . The Third Day of December. The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Francísci Xavérii, Sacerdótis e Societáte Jesu et Confessóris, Indiárum Apóstoli, sodalitátis et óperis Propagándæ Fídei atque Missiónum ómnium Patróni cæléstis; qui prídie hujus diéi quiévit in pace. St. Francis Xavier, priest of the Society of Jesus, confessor, Apostle of the…

Quarto Nonas Decémbris. Luna

Quarto Nonas Decémbris. Luna . The Second Day of December. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ pássio sanctæ Bibiánæ, Vírginis et Mártyris, quæ, sub Juliáno Imperatóre sacrílego, ob Christum támdiu plumbátis cæsa est, donec rédderet spíritum. At Rome, the martyrdom of the saintly virgin Bibiana, under the sacrilegious Emperor Julian.  For the sake of our Lord…