Diary November 2019

Date Day Event Location 01.11 Fri 0830 Mass live broadcast Brighton Oratory 1000 Breaking Fast fellowship & pastoral surgery Rodean PM Chancery Appointments Brighton 02.11 Sat 0745 Mass live broadcast Brighton Oratory 0900 Mass live broadcast Brighton Oratory PM Brighton Film School Old Steine 03.11 Sun 0830 Mass live broadcast Brighton Oratory 1000 Breaking Fast…

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…

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Nineteenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  In óppido Marpúrgi, in Germánia, deposítio sanctæ Elísabeth Víduæ, Regis Hungarórum Andréæ fíliæ, ex tértio Ordine sancti Francísci, quæ, pietátis opéribus assídue inténta, miráculis clara migrávit ad Dóminum. At Marburg in Germany, the death of St. Elizabeth, widow, daughter of King…

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Eighteenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ Dedicátio Basilicárum sanctórum Petri et Pauli Apostolórum.  Eárum primam, restitútam in ampliórem formam, Summus Póntifex Urbánus Octávus consecrávit hac ipsa recurrénte die; álteram vero, miserándo incéndio pénitus consúmptam, ac magnificéntius reædificátam, Pius Nonus die décima Decémbris solémni ritu consecrávit,…

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Seventeenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  Neocæsaréæ, in Ponto, natális sancti Gregórii, Epíscopi et Confessóris, doctrína et sanctitáte illústris, qui propter signa atque mirácula, quæ cum multa Ecclesiárum glória perpetrávit, Thaumatúrgus est appellátus. At Neocaesarea in Pontus, the birthday of St. Gregory, bishop and confessor, illustrious for…

Sextodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

Sextodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Sixteenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  Sanctæ Gertrúdis Vírginis, cujus natális sequénti die recensétur. St. Gertrude, virgin, whose birthday is on the 17th of November. Edimbúrgi, in Scótia, sanctæ Margarítæ Víduæ, Scotórum Regínæ, amóre in páuperes et voluntária paupertáte célebris.  Ipsíus tamen festívitas quarto Idus Júnii…

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Fifteenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  Colóniæ Agrippínæ sancti Albérti Epíscopi et Confessóris, ex Ordine Prædicatórum, cognoménto Magni, sanctitáte et doctrína célebris, quem Pius Papa Undécimus Doctórem universális Ecclésiæ declarávit, et Pius Duodécimus cultórum scientiárum naturálium cæléstem apud Deum Patrónum constítuit. At Cologne, St. Albert,…

Décimo octávo Kaléndas Decémbris

Décimo octávo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Fourteenth Day of November.  The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Jósaphat, e sancti Basilíi Ordine, Epíscopi Polocénsis et Mártyris, cujus dies natális recensétur prídie Idus Novémbris. St. Josaphat, of the Order of St. Basil, archbishop and martyr of Poland, whose birthday was observed on the 12th of November. Gangris,…

Idibus Novémbris. Luna

Idibus Novémbris. Luna . The Thirteenth Day of November.  The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Dídaci, ex Ordine Minórum, Confessóris; cujus dies natális recólitur prídie hujus diéi. St. Didacus, confessor of the Order of Friars Minor, whose birthday occurred on the preceding day. Ravénnæ natális sanctórum Mártyrum Valentíni, Solutóris et Victóris; qui sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre…

Prídie Idus Novémbris. Luna

Prídie Idus Novémbris. Luna . The Twelfth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. Sancti Martíni Primi, Papæ et Mártyris, cujus dies natális sextodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris recensétur. The Feast of St. Martin I, pope and martyr, whose birthday is mentioned on the 16th day of September. Vitépsci, in Polónia, pássio sancti Jósaphat, e sancti Basilíi…

Quarto Idus Novémbris. Luna

  Quarto Idus Novémbris. Luna . The Tenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. Neápoli, in Campánia, natális sancti Andréæ Avellini, Clérici Reguláris et Confessóris, sanctitáte et salútis proximórum procurándæ stúdio præcélebris, quem, miráculis clarum, Clemens Undécimus, Póntifex Máximus, Sanctórum catálogo adscrípsit. At Naples in Campania, the birthday of St. Andrew Avellino, Cleric Regular and…

Quinto Idus Novémbris

Quinto Idus Novémbris. Luna . The Ninth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. Romæ, in Lateráno, Dedicátio Basílicæ sanctíssimi Salvatóris, quæ ómnium Urbis et Orbis Ecclesiárum est mater et caput. At Rome in the Lateran, the Dedication of the Basilica of the Saviour, which is the Mother and Head of all churches in the…