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…

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…

Sexto Idus Novémbris

Sexto Idus Novémbris. Luna. The Eighth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. Octáva ómnium Sanctórum. The Octave of All Saints. Romæ, via Lavicána, tértio ab Urbe milliário, pássio sanctórum Mártyrum Cláudii, Nicóstrati, Symphoriáni, Castórii et Simplícii, qui, primo in cárcerem missi, deínde scorpiónibus gravíssime cæsi, tandem, cum ex fide Christi dimovéri non possent,…

Séptimo Idus Novémbris. Luna

Séptimo Idus Novémbris. Luna . The Seventh Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  Patávii deposítio sancti Prosdócimi, qui fuit primus ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopus.  Hic, a beáto Petro Apóstolo Epíscopus ordinátus, ad prædicándum Dei verbum ad prædíctam civitátem missus est; ibíque, multis virtútibus et prodígiis corúscans, beáto fine quiévit. At Padua, the death of St….

Octávo Idus Novémbris

Octávo Idus Novémbris. Luna . The Sixth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  Barcinóne, in Hispánia, sancti Sevéri, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui ob fidem cathólicam, confósso per clavum cápite, martyrii corónam accépit. At Barcelona in Spain, St. Severus, bishop and martyr, who had his head pierced with a spike, and thus received the crown…

Nonis Novémbris. Luna

Nonis Novémbris. Luna . The Fifth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Zacharíæ, Sacerdótis et Prophétæ, qui pater éxstitit beáti Joánnis Baptístæ, Præcursóris Dómini. St. Zachary, priest and prophet, the father of blessed John Baptist, Forerunner of our Lord. Item sanctæ Elísabeth, ejúsdem sanctíssimi Præcursóris matris. Also, St. Elizabeth, mother of the same…

Prídie Nonas Novémbris. Luna

Prídie Nonas Novémbris. Luna . The Fourth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Cároli Borromæi Cardinális, Epíscopi Mediolanénsis et Confessóris, qui migrávit in cælum prídie hujus diéi. St. Charles Borromeo, cardinal, bishop of Milan, and confessor, whose birthday is on the day previous. Bonóniæ sanctórum Mártyrum Vitális et Agrícolæ; quorum prior postérioris servus…

Tértio Nonas Novémbris

Tértio Nonas Novémbris. Luna . The Third Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  Medioláni natália sancti Cároli Borromæi Cardinális, Epíscopi Mediolanénsis et Confessóris, quem, sanctitáte conspícuum et miráculis clarum, Paulus Papa Quintus in Sanctórum númerum rétulit.  Ipsíus tamen festívitas sequénti die celebrátur. At Milan, St. Charles Borromeo, cardinal, bishop of that city, and…

Quarto Nonas Novémbris. Luna

Quarto Nonas Novémbris. Luna . The Second Day of November.  The Night of the Moon. Commemorátio ómnium Fidélium Defunctórum. The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed. Pœtovióne, in Pannónia superióre, natális sancti Victoríni, ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopi, qui, post multa édita scripta (ut sanctus Hierónymus testátur), in persecutióne Diocletiáni, martyrio coronátus est. At Pettau in Styria, the…