Renew & Revive Conferences

As Provost of the Brighton Oratory, Metropolitan Jerome has begun a series of weekly conferences about Christian Discipleship. The first three conferences given in Advent focused on Personal Holiness, exploring the nature of holiness and how to realise holiness – essentially recognising its divine attribute as an expression of divine charity i.e. sacrificial love and…

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…

Duodécimo Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna.

Duodécimo Kaléndas Aprílis.  Luna. The Twenty-First Day of March. The Night of the Moon. In monte Cassíno natális sancti Benedícti Abbátis, qui in Occidénte fere collápsam Monachórum disciplínam restítuit ac mirífice propagávit; cujus vitam, virtútibus et miráculis gloriósam, beátus Gregórius Papa conscrípsit. At Monte Cassino, the birthday of the holy abbot St. Benedict, who restored and…

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis. Luna.

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis.  Luna. The Twentieth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. In Judǽa natális sancti Jóachim, patris Vírginis Genitrícis Dei Maríæ, Confessóris. Ipsíus tamen festum ágitur décimo séptimo Kaléndas Septémbris. In Judea, St. Joachim, the father of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God. His feast day is on the 16th of…

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis. Luna.

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis.  Luna. The Nineteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. In Judæa natális sancti Joseph, Sponsi beatíssimæ Vírginis Maríæ, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ universális Patróni; quem Pius Nonus, Póntifex Máximus, votis et précibus ánnuens totíus cathólici Orbis, universális Ecclésiæ Patrónum declarávit. In Judea, the birthday of St. Joseph, spouse of the Most Blessed…

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis. Luna.

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis.  Luna. The Eighteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Hierosólymis sancti Cyrílli Epíscopi, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris; qui, ab Ariánis multas pro fidei causa perpéssus injúrias et ex Ecclésia sua sæpe depúlsus, tandem, sanctitátis glória clarus, in pace quiévit. Ipsíus porro intemerátam fidem prima Constantinopolitána Synodus œcuménica, sancto Dámaso Papæ scribens,…

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Aprilis. Luna.

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Aprilis.  Luna. The Sixteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Romæ pássio sancti Cyríaci Diáconi, qui, post longam cárceris maceratiónem, liquáta pice perfúsus et in catásta exténsus, attráctus étiam nervis et fústibus cæsus, ad últimum, cum Largo et Smarágdo et áliis vigínti, jubénte Maximiáno, cápite truncátus est. Sanctórum vero Cyríaci, Largi…

Idibus Mártii. Luna. The Fifteenth Day of March

Idibus Mártii. Luna. The Fifteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon.  Cæsaréæ, in Cappadócia, pássio sancti Longíni mílitis, qui Dómini latus láncea perforásse perhibétur. At Caesarea in Cappadocia, the martyrdom of St. Longinus, the soldier who is said to have pierced our Lord’s side with a lance. Eódem die natális sancti Aristobúli, Apostolórum…

Prídie Idus Mártii. Luna.

Prídie Idus Mártii.  Luna. The Fourteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Romæ, in agro Veráno, sancti Leónis, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Rome, in the Veranian Field, St. Leo, bishop and martyr. Item Romæ natális sanctórum quadragínta septem Mártyrum, qui baptizáti sunt a beáto Apóstolo Petro, cum tenerétur in custódia Mamertíni cum Coapóstolo suo Paulo,…

Tértio Idus Mártii. Luna.

Tértio Idus Mártii.  Luna. The Thirteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Córdubæ in Hispánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Ruderíci Presbyteri, et Salomónis. At Cordova in Spain, the holy martyrs Roderick, priest, and Solomon. Nicomedíæ natális sanctórum Mártyrum Macedónii, Patríciæ uxóris, et Modéstæ fíliæ. At Nicomedia, the birthday of the holy martyrs Macedonius, Patricia, his wife, and…

Quarto Idus Mártii. Luna.

Quarto Idus Mártii. Luna. The Twelfth Day of March. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ sancti Gregórii Primi, Papæ, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris exímii; qui, ob res præcláræ gestas atque Anglos ad Christi fidem convérsos, Magnus est dictus et Anglórum Apóstolus appellátus. At Rome, St. Gregory, pope and eminent doctor of the Church, who on…

Quinto Idus Mártii. Luna.

Quinto Idus Mártii.  Luna. The Eleventh Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Sardis sancti Euthymii Epíscopi, qui, ob cultum sanctárum Imáginum, a Michaéle, Imperatóre Iconoclásta, in exsílium missus est; ac demum, Theóphilo imperánte, búbulis nervis, inhumániter cæsus, martyrium consummávit. At Sardis, St. Euthymius, bishop, who was sent into exile by the Iconoclast emperor Michael…