Diary September 2019

Date Day Event Location 01.09 Sun 0830 Mass live broadcast Brighton Oratory 1000 Breaking Fast Roedean 02.09 Mon 0830 Mass live broadcast Brighton Oratory 1000 Breaking Fast London Rd PM Discernment Interviews Chancery 03.09 Tue 0830 Mass live broadcast Brighton Oratory 1000 Breaking Fast Rodean PM Pastoral Counselling Brighton & Hove 04.09 Wed 0830 Mass…

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.

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…

Nono Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna

Nono Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna The Twenty-Third Day of September. The Night of the Moon. Romæ sancti Lini, Papæ et Mártyris, qui, primus post beátum Petrum Apóstolum, Románum Ecclésiam gubernávit, et, martyrio coronátus, sepúltus est in Vaticáno, prope eúndem Apóstolum. At Rome, St. Linus, pope and martyr, who governed the Roman Church next after the blessed apostle…

Décimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna.

Décimo Kaléndas Octóbris.  Luna The Twenty-Second Day of September. The Night of the Moon. Sancti Thomæ a Villa Nova, ex Eremitárum sancti Augustíni Ordine, Epíscopi Valentíni et Confessóris; cujus dies natális recólitur sexto Idus Septémbris. St. Thomas of Villanova, of the Order of Hermits of St. Augustine, archbishop of Valencia and confessor, whose birthday is the…

Undécimo Kaléndas Octóbris

Undécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna . The Twenty-First Day of September. The Night of the Moon. In Æthiópia natális sancti Matthæi, Apóstoli et Evangelístæ; qui, in ea regióne prædicans, martyrium passus est. Hujus Evangélium, Hebræo sermóne conscríptum, ipso Matthæo revelánte, invéntum est, una cum córpore beáti Bárnabæ Apóstoli, témpore Zenónis Imperatóris. The birthday of St. Matthew, apostle and…

Duodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna.

Duodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna . The Twentieth Day of September. The Night of the Moon. Vigília sancti Matthæi, Apóstoli et Evangelístæ. The vigil of St. Matthew, apostle and evangelist. Romæ pássio sanctórum Mártyrum Eustáchii et Theopístis uxóris, cum duóbus fíliis Agapíto et Theopísto, qui, sub Hadriáno Imperatóre, damnáti ad béstias, sed Dei ope ab iis nullátenus…

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna.

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna . The Nineteenth Day of September. The Night of the Moon. Putéolis, in Campánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Januárii, Beneventánæ civitátis Epíscopi, ejúsque Diáconi Festi, et Desidérii Lectóris, Sósii, Diáconi Ecclésiæ Misenátis; Próculi, Diáconi Puteoláni; Eutychii et Acútii.  Hi omnes, post víncula et cárceres, cápite cæsi sunt, sub Diocletiáno Príncipe.  Corpus sancti Januárii delátum…

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna . The Eighteenth Day of September. The Night of the Moon. Auximi, in Picéno, sancti Joséphi a Cupertíno, Sacerdótis ex Ordine Minórum Conventuálium et Confessóris; quem Clemens Papa Décimus tértius in Sanctórum númerum rétulit. At Osimo in Piceno, St. Joseph of Cupertino, priest and confessor of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual, who…

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna.

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna. The Seventeenth Day of September.  The Night of the Moon. In monte Alvérniæ, in Etrúria, commemorátio Impressiónis sacrórum Stígmatum, quibus sanctus Francíscus, Ordinis Minórum Institútor, in suis mánibus, pédibus et látere, mirábili Dei grátia, impréssus fuit. The commemoration of the Impression of the Sacred Stigmata which St. Francis, founder of the…

Sextodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna.

Sextodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna . The Sixteenth Day of September. The Night of the Moon. Sanctórum Mártyrum Cornélii Papæ, et Cypriáni, Carthaginénsis Epíscopi, quorum memória décimo octávo Kaléndas Octóbris recólitur. The holy martyrs Cornelius, pope, and Cyprian, bishop of Carthage, who were mentioned on the14th of September. Chalcédone natális sanctæ Euphémiæ, Vírginis et Mártyris; quæ,…

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna.

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna . The Fifteenth Day of September. The Night of the Moon. Octáva Nativitátis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis. The Octave of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Festum Septem Dolórum ejúsdem beatíssimæ Vírginis Maríæ. The feast of the Seven Sorrows of the same most Blessed Virgin Mary. Romæ, via Nomentána, natális beáti…