Good Shepherd Reflections

Beginning with his homily on Good Shepherd Sunday, +Jerome has given extensive teaching concerning the imagery and concept of the Good Shepherd and its practical realisation in the lives of 21C Christians. Delivered during broadcast Mass on Good Shepherd Sunday 2021 His Grace reflects on the personification in Christ of God as the Good Shepherd…

New Year Messages 2021

HE The Most Revd Jerome Lloyd OSJVTitular Archbishop of Selsey Carissimi Unum autem, quae quidem retro sunt obliviscens, ad ea vero quae sunt priora, extendens meipsum,ad destinatum persequor, ad bravium supernae vocationis Dei in Christo Jesu. Phil iii.13, 14 [But one thing I do: forgetting the things that are behind, and stretching forth myself to those that…

Winter Appeal

Persons experiencing homelessness encounter significant barriers to self-care and personal hygiene, including limited access to clean showers, laundry and hand washing facilities. The obstacles to personal hygiene associated with homelessness may increase risk of infectious disease, yet hygiene-related behaviours among people experiencing homelessness receives limited attention.  Due to COVID the situation for people sleeping on…

Statement: Terror attack on Nice, France

On Thursday, October 29th 2020 three people died and several others were injured after a knife attack took place in the basilica of Notre-Dame de l’Assomption, Nice, France. According to the French newspaper Le Figaro, an elderly woman, a sacristan, and another woman were killed in the attack; the elderly woman was found inside the…

Online Vocations Conference

The Archbishop of Selsey will be hosting an online vocational conference for anyone interested in exploring vocational discernment within the Orthodox Old Roman Catholic Communion. The occasion will be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions about the realisation of vocation within the Communion and the Old Roman tradition. Conferences will be delivered via Zoom…

Standing Together against the Global Pandemic

Sunday, 17th May: the Archbishop gave the following address at The Dialogue Society annual Iftar event for Brighton & Hove, “Standing Together against the Global Pandemic”. The usual annual dinner at The Grand Hotel, Brighton was commuted this year to an online broadcast via Zoom. Arranged by former BHFA trustee, Mahmut Gunyadin other speakers included;…

Old Romans Unscripted!

Airing on Saturday and Sunday evenings following the Regina Caeli, Archbishop Jerome has begun a new online programme titled “Old Romans Unscripted”! The Archbishop was inspired by the trailblazing efforts of acquaintances Kevin Kallsen, George Conger and friend Gavin Ashenden whose programme “Anglican Unscripted” aired on YouTube has drawn interest from conservative Christians of all…

Lockdown Conferences

During the lock-down Archbishop Jerome has been even busier with broadcasting than usual! Airing every evening at 6pm since the UK Government’s restrictions came into force the Angelus and post Easter the Regina Caeli and then a variety of programme formats from an interactive “Ask a bishop” through to “Old Roman Unscripted” and conferences on…

“Noli timere” – be not afraid

Carissimi “Noli timere” (Be not afraid) is a phrase repeated in Scripture no less than 365 times! We hear it spoken by God through His prophets to His chosen people in all sorts of situations. Our Lord Himself says it to His disciples, particularly when they are frightened and or ignorant of the significance of…

Philippine Visitation 2020

Between January 27th and February 10th 2020, as Primus of the Orthodox Old Roman Catholic Communion, Metropolitan Jerome visited the missionary diocese of the Philippines. During his visit he consecrated the Most Revd Joash Jaime as an auxiliary bishop and visited the parishes of Bacoor, Cavite and Santa Rosa, Laguna. Ahead of the Episcopal Consecration…

Conference “Catechism”: how do I discern God’s will for my life?

A NEW series exploring Vocational Discernment – how do we discern our vocation in life? How does God make His will known to us? These and other questions Metropolitan Jerome will explore in these live and recorded broadcasts from the Brighton Oratory every Saturday morning from 10am.

In review…

As I prepare for an episcopal visitation to France and a much needed vacation, I’m reminded of a frequent question I’m asked… “what do you do” or, as often family phrase it, “what have you been up to”? I usually brush off such enquiries with “oh, this and that” but today I’ve given it some…

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.

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…

Sexto Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna.

Sexto Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna. The Twenty-Seventh Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Sancti Joánnis Damascéni, Presbyteri, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctoris, cujus dies natális ágitur prídie Nonas Maji. St. John of Damascus, priest, confessor, and doctor of the Church, whose birthday is commemorated on the 6th of May. Drizíparæ, in Pannónia, sancti Alexándri mílitis, qui, sub…

Séptimo Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna

Séptimo Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna. The Twenty-Sixth Day of March. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ, via Lavicána, sancti Cástuli Mártyris, qui, cum esset zetárius Palátii et hospes Sanctórum, a persecutóribus tértio appénsus, tértio audítus, et, in confessióne Dómini persevérans, missus est in fóveam, ac, dimíssa super eum massa arenária, martyrio coronátus est. At Rome, on…

Octávo Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna

Octávo Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna. The Twenty-Fifth Day of March. The Night of the Moon.  Annuntiátio beatíssimæ Vírginis Genitrícis Dei Maríæ. The Annunciation of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God. Hierosólymis commemorátio sancti Latrónis, qui, in cruce Christum conféssus, ab eo méruit audíre: « Hódie mecum eris in paradíso ». At Jerusalem, the commemoration…

Nono Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna.

Nono Kaléndas Aprílis.  Luna. The Twenty-Fourth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Festum sancti Gabriélis Archángeli, qui ad annuntiándum Incarnatiónis divíni Verbi mystérium a Deo missus est. The Feast of St. Gabriel Archangel, who was sent by God to announce the Incarnation of the Divine Word. Romæ sancti Epigménii Presbyteri, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub…

Décimo Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna.

Décimo Kaléndas Aprílis.  Luna. The Twenty-Third Day of March. The Night of the Moon. In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Victoriáni, Procónsulis Cartháginis, et duórum germanórum, Aquisregénsium; item Fruméntii et altérius Fruméntii, mercatórum. Hi omnes, in persecutióne Wandálica (ut scribit Victor, Africánus Epíscopus), sub Ariáno Rege Hunneríco, pro constántia cathólicæ confessiónis, immaníssimis supplíciis cruciáti, egrégie coronáti sunt. In…

Undécimo Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna.

Undécimo Kaléndas Aprílis.  Luna. The Twenty-Second Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Narbóne, in Gállia, natális sancti Pauli Epíscopi, Apostolórum discípuli, quem tradunt fuísse Sérgium Paulum Procónsulem. Hic, a beáto Apóstolo Paulo baptizátus, et ab eo, cum in Hispániam pérgeret, apud Narbónem relíctus, ibídem Episcopáli dignitáte donátus est; ibíque, prædicatiónis offício non ségniter expléto,…

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…