Diary

Mass Times:
Sunday : HIGH MASS 11.00am : Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday Low Mass 11.30am

Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Confessions can be heard after any weekday Mass and by appointment with the Parish Clergy.
For further information, please consult the weekly notice sheet at the church entrance, or the weekly Mass Booklet, which is available every Sunday.


The church is open on week days around the times of the Mass.

Also, we make a special effort to keep the church open until 3:00pm every day for:

May  ~
during the Brighton Festival
July – August  ~
over Christmas  ~
& New Year

◄ return to top


Calandar of Events 2023:

JANUARY

Sunday 1st
Mary, The Holy Mother of God
:
music : Ahne  –  Messe in C

Sunday 8th
The Epiphany of The Lord
:
music : GounodMesse brève in C
6.00pm – EPIPHANY CAROL SERVICE
ending with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Thursday 12th  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 15th
2nd Sunday of the Year :
music : ChaminadeMesse pour deux voix égales
Wednesday 18th
3.00pm – PCC meeting
6.00pm – School Baptism & First Communion Mass
7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Friday 19th  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir concert

Sunday 22nd
CONVERSION OF ST PAUL
:
music : MozartSpatzenmesse, K220
1.00pm – Parish Lunch

Conversion

Thursday 26th  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 29th
4th Sunday of the Year :
music : DarkeCommunion Service in F

◄ return to top


FEBRUARY

Thursday 2nd
CANDLEMAS
The Presentation in the Temple

Solemn Mass 7.00pm at St Barnabas, Hove

The Presentation of the Lord

Thursday 2nd  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 5th
5th Sunday of the Year
music : Mozart Missa brevis in d, K65a

Thursday 9th  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 12th
6th Sunday of the Year
music : W.S. Lloyd WebberMissa ‘Princeps Pacis’

Saturday 18th  7.00pm – BREMF concert (tbc)

Sunday 19th
7th Sunday of the Year
music : Mozart Orgelsolomesse, in C major, K259

Tuesday 21stShrove Tuesday

Wednesday 22nd
ASH WEDNESDAY
11.30am – Low Mass at St Paul’s
7.00pm – Solemn Mass at St Bartholomew’s

Ash

Thursday 23rd  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal
Saturday 25th 12 noon – Stations of the Cross

Sunday 26th
1st Sunday of Lent
music : Byrd – Mass for Four Voices
BRIGHTON HALF MARATHON
Traffic & busses will be disrupted
5.30pm – Brighton Singers’ concert

Brighton Half Marathon
Traffic & busses will be disrupted

◄ return to top


MARCH

Wednesday 1st  – 12 noon – Lent Course (i)
Thursday 2nd  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 4th
12 noon – Stations of the Cross
Friends of St Paul’s Film Afternoon 3.00pm in the Wagner Hall Cancelled

Sunday 5th
2nd Sunday of Lent
music : Missa Orbis Factor (plainchant)

Temptations

Wednesday 8th           – 12 noon – Lent Course (ii)
Thursday 9th  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal
Saturday 11th 12 noon – Stations of the Cross

Sunday 12th
3rd Sunday of Lent
music : Palestrina Missa brevis

Wednesday 15th           – 12 noon – Lent Course (iii)
Thursday 16th  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal
Saturday 18th 12 noon – Stations of the Cross

Sunday 19th
4th Sunday of Lent
music : Vito Carnevali Missa Rosa Mystica

Monday 20thSt Joseph

Wednesday 22nd – 12 noon – Lent Course (iv)
3.00pm – PCC meeting
7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Thursday 23rd  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 25th
The Annunciation of the Lord
Solemn Mass 11.00am at St Martin’s, Brighton

Annunciation

Sunday 26th
5th Sunday of Lent : music tba
5.00pm – Brighton Singers’ concert (rehearsal 2.30pm)

Brighton Singers
click image for poster

Wednesday 29th – 12 noon – Lent Course (v)
Thursday 30th  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

◄ return to top


APRIL

Saturday 1st 12 noon – Stations of the Cross
afternoon/evening – Soul in the City concert (tbc)

Sunday 2nd
Palm Sunday
music : ViadanaMissa L’hora passa
The Passion according to Luke – after Victoria
afternoon/evening – Soul in the City concert (tbc)

palm branches
Brighton Marathon
Traffic & busses will be disrupted

Thursday 6th
Maundy Thursday Liturgy :
Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7.00pm at St Paul’s
music : Haydn Missa Sancti Joannis de Deo (Kyrie & Gloria) Hob.XXII:7; Byrd Mass for Four Voices (Sanctus, etc.)

Mandatum

Friday 7th
Good Friday Liturgy :
12noon – The Solemn Liturgy at St Paul’s
Passion according to John – Victoria
3.00pm – The Solemn Liturgy at St Bartholomew’s

Saturday 8th
Easter Vigil 8.30pm at St Bartholomew’s

Passion

Sunday 9th
EASTER DAY :
music : Mozart – Spatzenmesse, K220

Resurrection

Thursday 13th  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 16th
Divine Mercy :
music : ChaminadeMesse pour deux voix égales
Wagner Group Easter Celebration: Benediction 6.00pm at St Paul’s
followed by meal at Donatello

Benediction

Wednesday 19th – 10.00-12.30 – IME DAY with Bishops Ruth & Will
Thursday 20th  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 23rd
3rd Sunday of Easter
music : Est Missa brevis in A

Monday 24thSt George
Thursday 27th  7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 30th
4th Sunday of Easter :
music : GounodMesse brève in C

after Mass
Annual Parish Meeting

◄ return to top


MAY

Tuesday 2nd – 4.00pm – Reception of coffin of Martin Foster into church
Wednesday 3rd – 11.00am – Funeral of Martin Foster (no Mass at 11.30)
Thursday 4th – 7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal
Friday 5th – 10.00-1.00 – Meeting in the Fishermen’s Vestry (Ben Scott)
Saturday 6th – THE CORONATION OF HM KING CHARLES III  –  no Mass at St Paul’s

Sunday 7th
5th Sunday of Easter
music: Mozart – Krönungsmesse, in C major, K317
(The Coronation Mass)

Cross

Thursday 11th – 7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 14th
6th Sunday of Easter
music : Mozart – Missa brevis in G, K140

3.00pm  – Choir with No Name concert in the Wagner Hall
4.00pm  – Wagner Group teaching session in church click for poster

Mackerel Fayre
Mackerel Fayre
After Mass – Blessing of the nets

Sun. 14th – Sat. 20th – Christian Aid Week

Christian-Aid

Thursday 18th – The Ascension of the Lord
7.00pm Solemn Mass at St Bartholomew’s click for poster

at St Paul’s – 7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Ascension

Saturday 20th
Open afternoon at St Paul’s Church

Sunday 21st
7th Sunday of Easter :
music : Victoria – Missa ‘O quam gloriosum est’
Retiring collection for Christian Aid

Thursday 25th – 7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 28th
PENTECOST :
music : Mozart Missa brevis in F, K192
1.00pm – Parish Lunch cancelled
Apologies to all who were looking forward to this event. To honour the feast, however, we will be able to raise a glass during refreshments following the Mass!

Pentecost

Tueday 30th 
4.00pm – Reception of coffin of Peter Linden into church
Wednesday 31st 
3.00pm – Funeral of Peter Linden (Mass as usual at 11.30am)

◄ return to top


JUNE

Thursday 1st
12 noon – Mass (not at St Bart’s)
3.00-4.00pm – Meeting in Fishermen’s Vestry (Fr Thomas)
7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 3rd
7.00pm doors open for 7.30pm dinner – Friends of S. Paul’s Annual Dinner in the Wagner Hall
BOOK EARLY – click here for the booking form

Friends of St Paul's

Sunday 4th
The Most Holy Trinity :
music : HaydnMissa brevis ‘Rorate coeli desuper’ (in G Major, Hob.XXII:3 c.1750)
5.00pm – Ordination of Fr Cotterill
music : David Thorne – The Mass of St Thomas

Monday 5th – 7.00pm – Fr Cotterill’s First Mass at St Bart’s

Fr Thomas Cotterill
Fr Thomas Cotterill

Thursday 8th – 7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 10 June – St Barnabas
11.00am – Patronal Festival at St Barnabas, Hove
(There is no Mass at St Paul’s)

Sunday 11th
Corpus Christi :
music : Mozart Missa brevis in d, K65a

Eucharist

Friday 16 June The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Saturday 17th  – 12.30 – 6.30pm – Brighton Consort workshop

Sunday 18th
11th Sunday of the Year music tba

Thursday 22nd – 7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal
Saturday 24 June – The Nativity of St John the Baptist

Sunday 25th
12th Sunday of the Year
music : Darke Communion Service in F
3.00pm – Ben Scott’s ordination at Chichester Cathedral

Thursday 29 June – SS Peter & Paul
7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

◄ return to top


JULY

Saturday 1st
SS PETER & PAUL :
music : HaydnMissa brevis ‘Sancti Joannis de Deo’ (in Bb major, Hob.XXII:7 c.1775); PerosiEcce Sacerdos magnus
12 noon – Summer Patronal Festival – Mass followed by buffet lunch

Peter & Paul

Sunday 2nd
13th Sunday of the Year : GIFT DAY
music : B. EstMissa brevis in A

Thursday 6th – 8.00pm
Triumphant Days, Charming Nights – A programme of music by Henry Purcell including Come, Come Ye Sons of Art.
Nymphes et Monstres and BREMF Community Choir (director Andrew Robinson)

Sunday 9th
14th Sunday of the Year
music : Chaminade – Messe pour deux voix egales

Thursday 13th – 7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

FRIENDS OF ST PAUL’S JAZZ EVENING:
Friday 14 July

Unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED.
The Friends of St Paul’s are planning more events later in the year.

Jazz Night CANCELLED
Click for poster

Sunday 16th
15th Sunday of the Year
music : Faure – Messe basse; Delibes – Gloria

Thursday 20th – 7.00pm – BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 23rd
16th Sunday of the Year : music tba

Tuesday 25th – 3.00pm – PCC meeting
Wednesday 26th – 4pm: Reception of Pamela James’s coffin into St Paul’s
Thursday 27 Julyth -12.30pm: Funeral Mass of Pamela James

Sunday 30th
17th Sunday of the Year : music tba

◄ return to top


AUGUST

Saturday 5th – St Paul’s welcomes Brighton Pride
West Street will be congested

Brighton PRIDE 2021

Sunday 6th
The Transfiguration of the Lord
music : W.S. Lloyd Webber – Missa ‘Princeps Pacis’

Sunday 13th
19th Sunday of the Year :
music : Vito Carnevali Missa Rosa Mystica

Thursday 15th
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7pm – Solemn Mass : Wagner Group parishes at St Martin’s, Lewes Road.
Preacher : Fr John Eldridge

Assumption-2023
Please click for poster

Wednesday 16th
After Mass – Meeting of Standing Committee

Sunday 20th
20th Sunday of the Year
music : MozartOrgelsolomesse, in C major, K259

Tuesday 22nd
11.00am – Meeting of Wagner Hall trustees

Saturday 26th
St Bartholomew’s Patronal Festival
5.00pm Solemn Mass – preacher: Brother Stephen Haws CR from the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield.

St Bartholomew

Sunday 27th
21st Sunday of the Year
music : Palestrina Missa brevis

Tuesday 29th – Wagner Group Pilgrimage to Walsingham (to Friday 1st September)

Walsingham

◄ return to top


SEPTEMBER

Sunday 3rd
22nd Sunday of the Year
music William Byrd Mass for Three voices

Saturday 9th
12 noon to 4 pm – opening of Church with vestments on display and an electronic picture show, plus organ music.
Click here for poster.

Heritage Open Days
Click for details

Saturday 9th
Ride & Stride for
Sussex Historic Churches Trust

Ride & Stride
Click for details

Sunday 10th
23rd Sunday of the Year
music : Ahne 3 part Mass in G
The 2023 London to Brighton cycle ride – travel around the city will be affected
6.00pm  – Concert by Flauguissimo  (rehearsal 4.00pm)

London-to-Brighton-2023
Click logo for web site

Sunday 17th
24th Sunday of the Year
music : B. Est (Stefan Stocker)Missa brevis in A

Thursday 21stSt Matthew
Saturday 23rd – 11.00am – ‘Byrd Crawl’ performance by BREMF (rehearsal 10.30)

Sunday 24th
25th Sunday of the Year
First Communion during Mass
music : Mozart – Missa brevis in D, K194

Wednesday 27th St Vincent de Paul
3.00pm – PCC meeting

Click for details

Friday 29th
SS Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels
Solemn Mass tbc

St Michael

Saturday 30th
12.00-2.00 – Macmillan Coffee Afternoon

◄ return to top


OCTOBER

Sunday 1st
27th Sunday of the Year
music : Carnevali – Missa Rosa Mystica

Sunday 8th
27th Sunday of the Year
Harvest Collection at Mass
music : Darke Communion Service in F

Sunday 15th
FEAST OF DEDICATION
music : Haydn – Jugendmesse (in F major, Hob.XXII:1 1750)
1.00pm – Parish Lunch
Wednesday 18 after Mass – PCC meeting

Dedication

Sunday 22nd
29th Sunday of the Year
music : Mozart – Missa brevis in G, K140

Sunday 29th
30th Sunday of the Year
music : Victoria – Missa O quam gloriosum est

◄ return to top


NOVEMBER

Wednesday 1st ALL SAINTS
7.00pm – Solemn Mass at St Barnabas, Hove
Thursday 2ndALL SOULS
11.30am – Low Requiem Mass at St Bartholomew’s
7.00pm – Solemn Requiem Mass at St Paul’s

alleluia

Saturday 4
7.00pm – Friends of St Paul’s talk: David Beevers, sometime Keeper of the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, will be talking about the stained glass at St Paul’s.
Click here for a poster with more details.

S Gregory the Great
Please click to visit web page

Sunday 5th
31st Sunday of the Year : music tba

Saturday 11 – St Martin
11am – Patronal Festival at St Martin’s, Brighton

Sunday 12th
Remembrance Sunday
Please note: the Mass at St Paul’s begins at 10.55am
music tba

Poppy

Thursday 16th 
BREMF Community Choir presents
POLYPHONY

Sunday 19th
33rd Sunday of the Year : music tba

Sunday 26th
CHRIST THE KING music tba

Christ the King

◄ return to top


DECEMBER

Saturday 2nd 6.00pm – BREMF concert  (rehearsal 2.00pm)

Sunday 3rd
ADVENT 1 music tba
5.00pm – Brighton Singers’ concert:
A Rose in Winter click here for poster
Monday 4th 
5.00pm – PCC meeting
Tuesday 5th
8.00pm – Sussex Beacon Choir rehearsal

Friday 8th The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Solemn Mass 7.00pm at St Paul’s

Saturday 9 December
7.30pm – Friends of St Paul’s Wine Tasting event at St Paul’s

Advent 1

Sunday 10th
ADVENT 2
music : Casciolini – Missa brevissima
Monday 11th
8.00pm – Sussex Beacon Choir rehearsal

Advent 2

Wednesday 13th
7.30 for 8.00pm – Sussex Beacon Carol Concert Click here for poster

The Sussex Beacon

Sunday 17th
ADVENT 3 – Gaudete Sunday music tba
1.00pm – Parish Lunch & Grand Draw

Advent 3

Saturday 23rd
4.00pm – Carol Service at St Bartholomew’s

Hollywreath-Carolers

Sunday 24th
ADVENT 4 music tba
decorating the church for Christmas

4.00pm – Crib service at St Bartholomew’s
11.00pm – MIDNIGHT MASS at St Bartholomew’s

Advent 4

Sunday 25th
CHRISTMAS DAY music tba
10.30am – Solemn Mass at St Bartholomew’s
11.00am – Solemn Mass at St Paul’s

The Nativity

◄ return to top


FUTURE DATES – 2024

January Sunday 28th Conversion of S Paul
February Wednesday 14th Ash Wednesday
March Sunday 17th – Brighton Singers concert (tbc) : Sunday 31st EASTER DAY
May Sunday 19th PENTECOST 1.00pm – Parish Lunch
June Saturday 30th Summer Patronal Festival – Mass followed by buffet lunch tbc
August Sunday 18th ASSUMPTION OF THE BVM – 1.00pm : Parish Lunch tbc
October Sunday 20th FEAST OF THE DEDICATION – 1.00pm – Parish Lunch
December Tuesday10th 8.00pm – Sussex Beacon Choir rehearsal tbc
Sunday 15th Laudete Sunday Parish Lunch and Grand Draw tbc
Monday 16th 8.00pm – Sussex Beacon Choir rehearsal tbc
Wednesday 18th Sussex Beacon Carol Concert tbc