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

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Calandar of Events 2024:

JANUARY

Monday 1st
Mary, The Holy Mother of God

Sunday 7th
The Epiphany of The Lord
:
music : W.S. Lloyd Webber – Missa ‘Princeps Pacis
6.00pm – EPIPHANY CAROL SERVICE
ending with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Sunday 14th
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time:
music : Mozart Missa brevis in G, K140

Sunday 21st
3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time:
music : Haydn – Missa brevis ‘Sancti Joannis de Deo’ (in Bb major, Hob.XXII:7 c.1775)

6.00pm
DOUBLE OR NOTHING
Renaisance Music for double choir

Click for poster

Sunday 28th
CONVERSION OF ST PAUL
:
music : Darke – Communion Service in F
1.00pm – Parish Lunch

Conversion

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FEBRUARY

Friday 2nd
CANDLEMAS
The Presentation in the Temple

Solemn Mass 7.00pm at St Michael’s

The Presentation of the Lord

Sunday 4th
5th Sunday of the Year
music : Mozart – Spatzenmesse, K220

Sunday 11th
6th Sunday of the Year
music : Ahne – Messe in C

Tuesday 13thShrove Tuesday

Wednesday 14nd
ASH WEDNESDAY
11.30am – Low Mass at St Paul’s
7.00pm – Solemn Mass at St Bartholomew’s

Ash

Sunday 18th
1st Sunday of Lent
music : Byrd – Mass for four voices

Wednesday 21st  – 12 noon – Lent Course (i)

Sunday 25th
2nd Sunday of Lent
music : Casciolini – MIssa brevissima
BRIGHTON HALF MARATHON
Traffic & busses will be disrupted
Wednesday 28th  – 12 noon – Lent Course (ii)

Brighton Half Marathon
Traffic & busses will be disrupted

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MARCH

Saturday 2nd
12 noon – Stations of the Cross

Sunday 3rd
3rd Sunday of Lent
music : tba

Temptations

Wednesday 6th  – 12 noon – Lent Course (iii)

Saturday 9th – Friends of St Paul’s Quiz Evening 7.00pm

Sunday 10th
4th Sunday of Lent
music : tba
St Bartholomew’s Parish Lunch 12.30pm

Wednesday 13th  – 12 noon – Lent Course (iv)

Sunday 17th
5th Sunday of Lent
music Lassus – Missa Octavi toni

Tuesday 19thSt Joseph
Wednesday 20th  – 12 noon – Lent Course (v)

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Sunday 24th
Palm Sunday
music : Victoria – Missa O quam gloriosum
The Passion according to Mark – after Victoria

palm branches

Monday 25th
   Low Mass 11.30am at St Paul’s
   Low Mass 6.00pm at St Bartholomew’s
Tuesday 26th
   Low Mass 11.30am at St Paul’s
   Low Mass 6.00pm at St Bartholomew’s
Wednesday 27th
   Chrism Mass 12noon at St John’s, Preston Park
         (NB No 11.30am Mass)
   Low Mass 6.00pm at St Bartholomew’s

Thursday 28th
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; tbc
Byrd Mass for Four Voices (Sanctus, etc.) tbc

Mandatum

Friday 29th
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 30th
Easter Vigil 8.30pm at St Bartholomew’s

Passion

Sunday 31st
EASTER DAY :
music : Mozart – Spatzenmesse, K220

Resurrection

APRIL

Sunday 7th
Divine Mercy :
music : Gounod – Messe brève in C
Wagner Group Easter Celebration: Benediction 6.00pm at St Paul’s
followed by meal at Donatello tbc

Benediction
Brighton Marathon
Traffic & busses will be disrupted

Monday 8th
The Annunciation of the Lord
Solemn Mass 7.00pm at St Bartholomew’s

Annunciation

Sunday 14th
3rd Sunday of Easter :
music : Est – Missa brevis in A


Monthly sherry and raffle after Mass

Sunday 21st
4th Sunday of Easter :
music : Darke – Communion Service in F


after Mass
Annual Parish Meeting

Tuesday 23thSt George

Thursday 25th  
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 28th
5th Sunday of Easter :
music : Haydn – Missa brevis ‘Rorate coeli desuper’ (in G Major, Hob.XXII:3 c.1750)

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MAY

Thursday 2nd  
5.15pm  PCC meeting
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 4th
3.00pm – BREMF Consort of Voices
‘The Contenance Angloise’
John Dunstable, Walter Frye, Guillaume Dufay

BREMF 2024

Sunday 5th
6th Sunday of Easter
music: Carnevali – Missa Rosa Mystica
1.00pm – St Paul’s Parish Lunch at Pinocchio

Cross

Thursday 9th – The Ascension of the Lord
7.30pm Solemn Mass at St Martin’s

Ascension

Saturday 11th 
2.15pm  Ecumenical Walk visiting

Sunday 12th
7th Sunday of Easter
music : Chaminade Messe pour deux voix égales

Mackerel Fayre
Mackerel Fayre
After Mass – Blessing of the nets

Sun. 12th – Sat. 18th – Christian Aid Week

Christian-Aid

Thursday 16th  
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 19th
PENTECOST :
music : Mozart Missa brevis in G, K140
Wagner Group Pentecost Celebration:
Benediction 6.00pm at St Paul’s
followed by meal at Donatello

Pentecost

Thursday 23rd  
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 26th
The Most Holy Trinity :
music : Ahne Missa brevis in A
St Bartholomew’s Parish Lunch 12.30pm

The Most Holy Trinity

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JUNE

Sunday 2nd
Corpus Christi :
music : Mozart – Missa brevis in d, K65a

Eucharist

Thursday 6th  
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Friday 7thThe Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sunday 9th
10th Sunday of the Year
music : Fauré – Messe Basse, Delibes – Gloria from Messe Brève

Tuesday 11 – St Barnabas
7.00pm – Patronal Festival at St Barnabas, Hove

Thursday 13th  
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Friday 14thFriends of St Paul’s Annual Dinner in church

Friends of St Paul's

Sunday 16th
11th Sunday of the Year
music : Haydn Missa brevis ‘Sancti Joannis de Deo’ (in Bb major, Hob.XXII:7 c.1775)


British Heart Foundation
London to Brighton
Bike Ride

roads will be congested

British Heart Foundation

Thursday 20th  
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 22nd 
3.00-9.00pm  Brighton Consort rehearsal & concert

Sunday 23rd
12th Sunday of the Year
music : Haydn – Missa brevis ‘Rorate coeli desuper’ (in G Major, Hob.XXII:3 c.1750)
6.30pm  Brighton Chamber Choir concert (rehearsal 3.00pm)

Monday 24The Nativity of St John the Baptist

Thursday 27th  
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 30th
SS PETER & PAUL :
music : Est – Missa brevis in A

Peter & Paul

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JULY

Wednesday 3rd  
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 6th
St Paul’s Patronal Festival :
12 noon – Solemn Mass – followed by buffet lunch
music : Mozart : Missa brevis in D, K194

St Paul
St Paul

Sunday 7th
14th Sunday of the Year : GIFT DAY
music tba

Monday 8th 
5.00pm  PCC meeting

Wednesday 10th  
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 13th – Friends of St Paul’s Talk 3pm

Sunday 14th
15th Sunday of the Year
music : Choir of Mansfield College, Oxford, sing Mass
St Bartholomew’s Parish Lunch 12.30pm

Wednesday 17th  
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 20th 
3.00pm  Friends of St Paul’s talk

Saturday 20th  – 3.00pm 
CHARLESTON: A BLOOMSBURY PARADISE
a richly illustrated talk by Dr Darren Clarke
Head of Collections and Research
Tickets: £10 (£8 for Friends of St Paul’s)
Doors open at 2.30pm, tea and cake will be served
Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Church Office (office@saintpaulschurch.org.uk ) or on the door

Charleston - a Bloomsbury paradise
Click image for poster

Sunday 21st
16th Sunday of the Year
music : tba

Sunday 28th
17th Sunday of the Year
music : tba

Monday 29th
Wagner Group Pilgrimage to Walsingham begins
(Concludes Thursday 1 August)

Walsingham

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AUGUST

Saturday 3rd – St Paul’s welcomes Brighton Pride
West Street will be congested

Brighton PRIDE 2021

Sunday 4th
18th Sunday of the Year :
music : tba

Sunday 11th
19th Sunday of the Year :
music : tba

Tuesday 15th
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7pm – Solemn Mass : tbc
Preacher : tba

Assumption-2023

Sunday 18th
20th Sunday of the Year
music : tba

Saturday 24th
St Bartholomew’s Patronal Festival
5.00pm Solemn Mass – preacher: tba

St Bartholomew
St Bartholomew

Sunday 25th
21st Sunday of the Year
music : tba

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SEPTEMBER

Sunday 1st
22nd Sunday of the Year
music : tba

Thursday 5th 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 7th
12 noon to 4 pm – opening of Church
& Macmillan Coffee afternoon 12 noon

Heritage Open Days

Sunday 8th
23rd Sunday of the Year
music : tba
St Bartholomew’s 150th Feast of Dedication
Solemn Mass 5.00pm

Thursday 12th 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 14th
Ride & Stride for
Sussex Historic Churches Trust

BREMF workshop (tbc)

Ride & Stride

Sunday 15th
24th Sunday of the Year
music : tba
The 2024 London to Brighton cycle ride – travel around the city will be affected

London-to-Brighton-2023

Thursday 19th 
5.00pm  PCC meeting
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 21stSt Matthew

Sunday 22nd
25th Sunday of the Year
music : tba

Thursday 26th 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Friday 27th St Vincent de Paul
Saturday 28th Pet Blessing Service 3.00pm at St Bartholomew’s

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

St Michael

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OCTOBER

Thursday 3rd 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Friday 4th St Bartholomew’s 150th anniversary dinner 7.00pm

Sunday 6th
27th Sunday of the Year
music : tba

Thursday 10th 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 12th  
10.00-4.30  Meeting in church and Fishermen’s Vestry

Sunday 13th
28th Sunday of the Year
Harvest Collection at Mass
music : tba

Sunday 20th
FEAST OF DEDICATION
music : tba
1.00pm – Parish Lunch

Dedication

Thursday 24th 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Saturday 26th 
4.00pm  Friends of St Paul’s Concert

Sunday 27th
30th Sunday of the Year
music : tba

Wednesday 30th 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal 

Thursday 31st ALL SAINTS
7.00pm – Solemn Vigil Mass
music : tba

alleluia

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NOVEMBER

Saturday 2ndALL SOULS
9.30am – Low Requiem Mass at St Bartholomew’s
11.30am – Low Requiem Mass at St Paul’s

Sunday 3rd
31st Sunday of the Year
music : tba

Thursday 7th 
5.00pm  PCC meeting 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 10th
Remembrance Sunday
Please note: the Mass at St Paul’s begins at 10.55am
music : tba

Poppy

Monday 11th St Martin
7.00pm – Patronal Festival at St Martin’s, Brighton

Thursday 14th 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal
Saturday 16th 
Brighton Chamber Choir concert

Sunday 17th
33rd Sunday of the Year
music : tba

Thursday 21st 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 24th
Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
music : tba

Christ the King

Wednesday 27th 
6.00-10.00pm  Deanery Synod
Thursday 28th 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

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DECEMBER

Sunday 1st
ADVENT 1
music : tba

Advent 1

Thursday 5th
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal

Sunday 8th
ADVENT 2
music : tba

Advent 2

Monday 9th
The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemn Mass 7.00pm at St Barnabas, Hove
8.00pm – Sussex Beacon Choir rehearsal

Wednesday 11th 
7.00pm  BREMF Community Choir rehearsal
Thursday 12th –  Saturday 14th  – Resound Choir rehearsal and concerts

Sunday 15th
ADVENT 3 – Gaudete Sunday
music : tba
1.00pm – Parish Lunch & Grand Draw

Advent 3

Monday 16th
8.00pm – Sussex Beacon Choir rehearsal

Wednesday 18th
7.30 for 8.00pm – Sussex Beacon Carol Concert

The Sussex Beacon

Saturday 21st
4.00pm – Carol Service at St Bartholomew’s

Hollywreath-Carolers

Sunday 22nd
ADVENT 4
music : tba

Tuesday 24th
decorating the church for Christmas
4.00pm – Crib service at St Bartholomew’s
11.00pm – MIDNIGHT MASS at St Bartholomew’s

Advent 4

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

Sunday 29th
THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY & JOSEPH
music : tba

The Nativity

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FUTURE DATES – 2025

January Sunday 25th Conversion of S Paul
March Wednesday 5th Ash Wednesday
April Sunday 20th EASTER DAY
June Sunday 8th PENTECOST 1.00pm – Parish Lunch tbc
Saturday 28th Summer Patronal Festival – Mass followed by buffet lunch tbc
August Friday 15th ASSUMPTION OF THE BVM
October Sunday 19th FEAST OF THE DEDICATION – 1.00pm – Parish Lunch tbc
December Monday 8th 8.00pm – Sussex Beacon Choir rehearsal tbc
Sunday 14th Laudete Sunday Parish Lunch and Grand Draw tbc
Monday 15th 8.00pm – Sussex Beacon Choir rehearsal tbc
Wednesday 17th Sussex Beacon Carol Concert tbc
Thursday 25th CHRISTMAS DAY