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.
Newsletters are back on the website!
Just click the Newsletter tab at the top of the page to get to this week's newsletter
This weekend, 11/12 September, is the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. It is Education Sunday and families from St Mary's School will be at the 9:30 Mass at St Theresa's. We welcome in particular the children of reception Class an their families.
Bishop Richard has recorded a video podcast based on the Gospel reading.
The news page has a message of thanks from Fr Alistair, following his farewell, plus photos from that event. Also to be found there is other news and information from the parish and further afield.
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.
We thank you, creator God,
for the goodly heritage you offer us,
from green downland
to the deep salt seas,
and for the abundant world
we share with your creation.
Keep us so mindful of its needs
and those of all with whom we share,
that open to your Spirit
we may discern and practice
all that makes for its wellbeing,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
The parish hall is available for hire.
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.