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…

Undécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Undécimo Kaléndas Mártii.  Luna. The Nineteenth Day of February.  The Night of the Moon. Romæ natális sancti Gabíni, Presbyteri et Mártyris, qui fuit frater beáti Caji Papæ, atque, a Diocletiáno diu in custódia vínculis afflíctus, pretiósa morte sibi cæli gáudia comparávit. At Rome, the birthday of St. Gavinus, priest and martyr, brother of blessed Pope Caius….

Duodécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Duodécimo Kaléndas Mártii.  Luna. The Eighteenth Day of February.  The Night of the Moon. Hierosólymis natális sancti Simeónis, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui fílius Cléophæ et propínquus Salvatóris secúndum carnem fuísse tráditur. Hic, Hierosolymórum Epíscopus post Jacóbum, fratrem Dómini, ordinátus, et, in Trajáni persecutióne, multis supplíciis afféctus, martyrio consummátus est, ómnibus qui áderant et Júdice ipso mirántibus…

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Mártii.  Luna. The Seventeenth Day of February. The Night of the Moon. Floréntiæ natális sancti Aléxii Falconérii Confessóris, e septem Fundatóribus Ordinis Servórum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis; qui, décimo supra centésimum vitæ suæ anno, Christi Jesu et Angelórum præséntia recreátus, beáto fine quiévit. Ipsíus tamen ac Sociórum festum prídie Idus Februárii celebrátur. In Florence, the…

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna. The Sixteenth Day of February. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ beáti Onésimi, de quo sanctus Paulus Apóstolus ad Philémonem scribit; quem étiam, post sanctum Timótheum, Ephesiórum Epíscopum ordinávit, prædicationísque verbum illi commisit. Ipse autem Onésimus, vinctus Romam perdúctus ac pro fide Christi lapidátus, primo ibídem sepúltus fuit; inde ad locum ubi…

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna. The Fifteenth Day of February. The Night of the Moon.  Bríxiæ natális sanctórum Mártyrum Faustíni et Jovítæ fratrum, qui sub Hadriáno Imperatóre, post multa præclára ob Christi fidem suscépta certámina, victrícem martyrii corónam accepérunt. At Brescia, in the time of Emperor Adrian, the birthday of the holy martyrs Faustinus and Jovita, who…

Sextodécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Sextodécimo Kaléndas Mártii.  Luna. The Fourteenth Day of February. The Night of the Moon. Romæ, via Flamínia, natális sancti Valentíni, Presbyteri et Mártyris, qui, post multa sanitátum et doctrínæ insígnia, fústibus cæsus et decollátus est, sub Cláudio Cǽsare. At Rome, on the Flaminian Way, in the time of Emperor Claudius, the birthday of St. Valentine, priest…

Idibus Februárii. Luna.

Idibus Februárii.  Luna. The Thirteenth Day of February. The Night of the Moon. Antiochíæ natális sancti Agábi Prophétæ, de quo beátus Lucas in Actibus Apostólicis scribit. At Antioch, the birthday of St. Agabus, prophet, of whom mention is made by St. Luke in the Acts of the Apostles. Tudérti, in Umbria, sancti Benígni, Presbyteri et Mártyris; qui,…

Prídie Idus Februárii. Luna.

Prídie Idus Februárii.  Luna. The Twelfth Day of February. The Night of the Moon. Sanctórum septem Fundatórum Ordinis Servórum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis, Confessórum, quorum deposítio respectívis diébus recólitur. Quos autem in vita unus veræ fraternitátis spíritus sociávit, et indivísa post óbitum venerátio pópuli prosecúta est, eos Leo Décimus tértius, Póntifex Máximus, una páriter Sanctórum fastis accénsuit….

Tértio Idus Februárii. Luna.

Tértio Idus Februárii.  Luna. The Eleventh Day of February. The Night of the Moon. Lapúrdi, in Gállia, Apparítio beátæ Maríæ Vírginis. At Lourdes in France, the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Hadrianópoli, in Thrácia, sanctórum Mártyrum Lúcii Epíscopi, et Sociórum ejus, sub Constántio. Ipse Lúcius, ab Ariánis multa perpéssus, in vínculis martyrium consummávit; céteri vero nobilióres…

Quarto Idus Februárii. Luna.

Quarto Idus Februárii.  Luna. The Tenth Day of February. The Night of the Moon. Apud montem Cassínum sanctæ Scholásticæ Vírginis, soróris sancti Benedícti Abbátis; qui ejus ánimam, instar colúmbæ, migrántem e córpore in cælum ascéndere vidit. On Monte Cassino, St. Scholastica, virgin, whose soul was seen by her brother, St. Benedict, abbot, leaving her body in…