St Theresa of Lisieux
Parish of Southwick
to the website for St Theresa of Lisieux (the Parish of Southwick with Portslade) and St George
(the Parish of Hangleton and West Blatchington), situated in
the west of the Roman Catholic Deanery of Brighton & Hove.
We'd love to welcome you to a service at either church.
Each of our parish communities has its own distinct 'feel', but we also do many things together.
We are served by parish priest Fr Tony Milner.
Parish of Hangleton and West Blatchington
Preparation classes for the reception of First Holy Communion and for Confirmation usually start in the autumn each year.
For Baptisms and Marriages please contact the parish office.
Places at Mass are limited because of social distancing, and are allocated on a first come basis.
Many resources are available to help you with prayer.
This weekend, 24/25 July, is the Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Bishop Richard has recorded a reflection on the readings.
It will also be Fr Tony's first weekend with us as Parish Priest and we welcome him to our parishes. There are messages from the Chair of the Pastoral Team and from Fr Tony himself on the news page .
Other things on the news page include a farewell message from our outgoing priest, Fr Alistair, plus other information about what is going on in the parish and further afield.
If you have particular difficulties because of the pandemic and the current restrictions, take a look at the resources page but also please let the Parish Office know, so that we can offer you help and support.
Loving and compassionate Jesus,
Help us to respond to the things our eyes perceive.
Help us to tend to the people in this world who are in need.
Help us to be generous with our resources, words and time.
Help us to follow you as you lead and guide.
From All We Can (Methodist Relief and Development)
The parish hall is open but to a restricted number of users at present. Bookings are not yet being taken.
The parishes are served by
St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Portslade
Cardinal Newman Secondary School in Hove.
Another Catholic primary feeder school in our locality is
See the school websites for information about admissions.
Please support your parish!
The bills still keep coming in but parish income has dropped. Find out more about giving to the parish.
Thank you to everybody who has helped by setting up a standing order for their offertory giving.