16 August 2017

Mass Cancellation

There will be no Mass at St Thomas More, Seaford this coming Sunday, 20th August.

Please spread the word. Thank you.

12 August 2017

Our Lady of Ransom, Eastbourne

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There is a 10.00 am Mass for the Feast of the Assumption at Our Lady of Ransom with Blessing of Herbs.

14 July 2017

Quote of The Week

“I don’t want to form a group of any kind, I don’t want to disobey the Pope, but he must not ask me to become Protestant.”
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For the full context, go to Rorate Caeli.  

Find the article here

11 July 2017

There will be now be no...

...day of recollection at Pam Talbot's in July.

Watch this space for any details regarding the next one!

27 June 2017

Damian Barker writes :

 Hi,

 I’m the co-ordinator of the forthcoming Young Catholic Adults (YCA)      weekend 20th-22nd Oct 2017. YCA foster a greater appreciation of  orthodox Catholicism and 
 the traditional practices of the Church (Traditional Masses), in 
 an atmosphere of charity and positivity. 

 More details can be found at 
 or 
 It is aimed at 18-40 year olds.

 There are a couple of events open to all ages, the Sung Mass 
 (and Marian procession afterwards) on Saturday 21st October at 11am in  the Parish Church at Douai, and the Sung Mass on Sunday  22nd October at 10:30am 
 in the Parish Church at Douai.

 These are the only EF form Masses held at Douai Abbey, so it would be  wonderful to have as many people attending as possible! 

 Meanwhile, if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me  at youngcatholicadult@googlemail.com .

 Damian Barker YCA Co-ordinator Douai 2017 

23 June 2017

16 June 2017

Please pray for the repose of the soul...


...of Damian Ashby, from St Mary Magdalen parish, Brighton, 
who was for some years secretary of the Latin Mass Society. 

May he rest in peace.

13 June 2017

Ordinations Weekend at St Mary’s, Warrington

The Ordinations Weekend at St Mary’s Warrington 
(Smith Street, Cheshire, WA1 2NS) 

Saturday 17 June:

11 am Priestly ordination of Deacons Alex Stewart, FSSP and Krzysztof Sanetra, FSSP by Archbishop Malcolm McMahon of Liverpool (no booking needed)


1:30 pm  Refreshments in Priory Garden – while First Blessings are given by the new priests

2 pm  Buffet Lunch at nearby venue (no booking needed)

5 pm  Solemn Vespers




                                                                      Sunday 18 June:


11 am  First Solemn High Mass of then-Father Alex Stewart, FSSP on the Feast of Corpus Christi, with First Holy Communions of children 

12:30 pm  First Blessing by Fr Stewart and Picnic lunch (bring & share) in Priory Gardens

3 pm  Corpus Christi Procession led by Fr Alex Stewart, FSSP with wider parish, with 30 FSSP clerics, diocesan clergy, First Communicants and families

08 June 2017

Open Garden in aid of Hospice in the Weald

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Pam Talbot is holding an open garden at Diamond Farmhouse (see side bar under Bethany Chapel for location) from 2.00 to 5.30 this Saturday, 10 June. Teas, art exhibition and a sale of paintings, and games for children. All proceeds to the Hospice!

31 May 2017

Plainchant in Eastbourne


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There is a fantastic opportunity to learn the chant and propers for the Mass at Our Lady of Ransom, Grove Road, Eastbourne.

If you are interested, please contact Andrew on 07531 546474 or email andrew@schola.org.uk

29 May 2017

Mass at Our Lady of Consolation West Grinstead


There will be a Missa Cantata at our Lady of Consolation on 4 June, at 3.00 pm. 

24 May 2017

There is a Mass for the Feast of the Ascension...





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...at Our Lady of Ransom, Eastbourne, at 7.30 pm.


Bethany Day of Recollection

Valeria writes :

Father Gerard Hatton celebrated Mass in Extraordinary form in honour of 100th apparition of Our Lady of Fatima at the kind request of Mrs Pamela Talbot, Diamond Farmhouse near Uckfield, Sussex, on Wednesday the 17th of May. The Mass was attended by a large group of all ages, coming from Eastbourne, Seaford, Lewes and surrounding areas. The Recollection commenced with Mass, with Ben kindly serving. This was followed by an insightful talk by Fr Gerard on the subject of Our Lady. The essence of the talk was about the Blessed Virgin, being the first Ciborium of the Word. Our Lady's response to God's call, Her Fiat and how we are to mirror this example by handing over our Will to the Father. Our Heavenly Mother will nourish and prepare us to be presented to the Holy Trinity. A shared lunch followed, and provided an enjoyable opportunity for fellowship. Sacrament of Reconciliation was available. The afternoon programme culminated in a Procession, the Crowning of Our Lady, Adoration with Benediction. The Procession was delightful. This added to the festivities, as three young children acted as visionaries of Fatima, Lucia, Francisco, and Jacinta. The walk took the company around the beautiful gardens, finishing in the Chapel with Benediction and Litany. We wish to thank Mrs. Talbot for hosting the day.





11 May 2017

A change of Mass time...

...for the Feast of the Ascension at St Pancras, Lewes. 

Mass will now be at 6.00 pm NOT 7.00 pm.

03 May 2017

Bethany Chapel Day of Recollection


There will be a Day of Recollection at Bethany Chapel led by Fr. Gerard Hatton, on Wednesday,17th May. The day begins at 11.30 with Mass. There will then be a talk, followed by a shared lunch, procession of the Blessed Sacrament with a statue of our Lady of 
Fatima, then Rosary and Benediction. The day will end at about 3.30.  During the Mass there will be a collection for Father.  Confession will be available on request.

02 May 2017

Masses this week at Bethany Chapel.

Fr. John Scott from Westminster Cathedral will be saying Masses at Bethany Chapel 
at 9.30 am on Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday and Friday of this week. Address of Bethany Chapel can be found on the sidebar.

04 April 2017

In my dreams...



...I have a choice to attend a Mass like this in my own parish.




14 March 2017

Missa Cantata for Laetare Sunday

There will be a missa cantata at Our Lady of Consolation for Laetare Sunday, 26 March at 3.00 pm.

13 March 2017

Requiem for Margaret Clark

There will be a Extraordinary Form Requiem celebrated for Margaret Clark at Our Lady of Sorrows, Bognor Regis on Thursday, 30 March at noon, celebrant Fr Jonathan Martin.

If you are able, please do go along and pray for her.

Also, if there is anyone able to serve the Requiem, please could you contact me as soon as possible? Thank you.

Fr Michael Clifton

St Raphael’s Church, St Raphael's Cottage, Portsmouth Road, Kingston-upon-Thames,
Surrey KT1 2NA on Tuesday 28th March at 11.00am.
On Monday 27th March Father Michael’s body will be brought into the church with an Extraordinary Form Mass at 19.00
His body will then be taken after the funeral to Herne Bay for burial with his family
Father Michael requested purple vestments be worn.

04 March 2017

Mass Cancellations at St Thomas More, Seaford

There will be no March or April Masses in Seaford.

Masses resume on the 3rd Sunday, Sunday 21st May at 3.00 pm.

24 February 2017

Day of Recollection




There will be a Day of Recollection at Bethany Chapel, Easons Green, on Wednesday, 29 March led by Fr Gerard Hatton. 

Mass starts the day at 11.30 am, followed by a talk, shared lunch, Rosary, and Benediction, ending about 3.30 pm.

Please  phone Pam Talbot (number on the side bar under Bethany Chapel) for further details.

Of your charity...

...Please pray for the repose of the soul of Father Michael Clifton, who died yesterday.

He was an amazingly erudite and devoted priest, who said Masses for us at Bethany Chapel. May he rest in peace.


22 February 2017

Missa Cantata this evening...

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...at Our Lady Of Ransom, Eastbourne for the feast of the Chair of St Peter at 7.30 pm.