Conference: The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Conference during the Octave of Pentecost. Metropolitan Jerome describes, discusses and applies the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit as enumerated by the Messianic prophet, Isaiah (cf Isaiah 1:2-3) and St Thomas Aquinas’s “Summa Theologica” II.II (“Secunda Secundae“) to Christian life.

Pentecost Ordinations 2019

On Saturday, June 8th while offering the Divine Liturgy for the Vigil of Pentecost at the Brighton Oratory, UK, Metropolitan Jerome admitted by tonsure into the clerical state Bro. Juniper n/CDC and Dr Robert Wilson. The following day, Pentecost Sunday during Mass, His Grace ordained Bro Juniper and Dr Wilson to the minor orders of…

Celebrating Faith in Action 2019

On Thursday, June 6th the anniversary of the D-Day Landings, Metropolitan Jerome hosted the multi-faith event “Celebrating Faith in Action” during National Volunteers Week. The event took place in Brighton’s iconic Open Market, enabling faith led or inspired community and social action projects to advertise, inform and engage the general public about their work. The…

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…

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…

Octávo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

Octávo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twenty-Fourth Day of June. The Night of the Moon.  Natívitas sancti Joánnis Baptístæ, Præcursóris Dómini, ac sanctórum Zacharíæ et Elísabeth fílii, qui Spíritu Sancto replétus est adhuc in útero matris suæ. The Nativity of St. John Baptist, precursor of our Lord, son of Zachary and Elizabeth, who, while yet in…

Nono Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

Nono Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twenty-Third Day of June. The Night of the Moon.  Vigília Nativitátis sancti Joánnis Baptístæ. The Vigil of St. John Baptist. Romæ sancti Joánnis Presbyteri, qui, sub Juliáno Apóstata, via Salária véteri, ante simulácrum Solis decollátus est, et corpus ejus a beáto Concórdio Presbytero juxta Mártyrum Concília sepúltum. At Rome, in…

Conference “Heresies” VII: The Eucharist ii

Continuing the theme of Wednesday’s Conference on The Eucharist, Metropolitan Jerome answers the ancient suggestion of “cannibalism” concerning the Orthodox Catholic doctrine of Transubstantiation.

Décimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

Décimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twenty-Second Day of June. The Night of the Moon.  Apud Nolam, Campániæ urbem, natális beáti Paulíni, Epíscopi et Confessóris, qui ex nobilíssimo et opulentíssimo factus est pro Christo pauper et húmilis, et, quod supérerat, seípsum pro rediméndo víduæ fílio, quem Wándali, Campánia devastáta, captívum in Africam abdúxerant, in servitútem…

Undécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna.

Undécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna. The Twenty-First Day of June. The Night of the Moon. Romæ sancti Aloísii Gonzágæ, Clérici e Societáte Jesu et Confessóris, principátus contémptu et innocéntia vitæ claríssimi, quem, a Summo Pontífice Benedícto Décimo tértio adscríptum Sanctórum fastis et Protectórem juvénibus præsértim studiósis datum, Pius Papa Undécimus cæléstem Christiánæ juventútis univérsæ Patrónum confirmávit…

Conference “Heresies” VI: The Eucharist

On the eve of the feast of Corpus Christi, Metropolitan Jerome gave a conference on the Eucharist, touching briefly on heretical opinions, presenting then the Biblical and early Church justification for the Orthodox Catholic belief concerning the changing of the bread and wine into the Body, Blood, Soul & Divinity of Jesus Christ.

Duodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna.

Duodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twentieth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. In ínsula Póntia natális sancti Silvérii, Papæ et Mártyris, qui, cum Anthimum, Epíscopum hæréticum, a suo prædecessóre Agapíto depósitum, restitúere noluísset, a Belisário, agénte ímpia Theodóra Augústa, in exsílium pulsus est, et ibídem, pro fide cathólica multis ærúmnis conféctus, defécit. On…

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Nineteenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon.  Floréntiæ sanctæ Juliánæ Falconériæ Vírginis, quæ Sorórum Ordinis Servórum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis fuit Institútrix, et a Cleménte Duodécimo, Pontífice Máximo, in sanctárum Vírginum númerum reláta est. At Florence, St. Juliana Falconieri, virgin, foundress of the Sisters of the Order of the…

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Eighteenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon.  Edéssæ, in Mesopotámia, sancti Ephræm, Diáconi Edesséni et Confessóris, qui, post multos labóres pro Christi fide suscéptos, doctrína et sanctitáte conspícuus, sub Valénte Imperatóre quiévit in Dómino, et a Benedícto Papa Décimo quinto Doctor Ecclésiæ universális est declarátus. At Edessa in…

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Seventeenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ natális sanctórum ducentórum et sexagínta duórum Mártyrum, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, pro fide Christi sunt necáti, ac pósiti via Salária véteri, ad clivum Cucúmeris. At Rome, during the persecution of Diocletian, the birthday of two hundred and sixty-two martyrs, who…