St Theresa of Lisieux

Parish of Southwick with Portslade


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.

About Us

Each of our parish communities has its own distinct 'feel', but we also do many things together.

We are served by parish priest Fr Alistair Simmons.


St George's
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.



The public celebration of Mass in our parishes is suspended at present.



Many resources are available to help you with prayer.



The parish newsletter has been suspended during the pandemic. Information about what is going on in the parish and further afield can be found here.


​If you have particular difficulties because of the pandemic and the current restrictions, please let the Parish Office know, so that we can offer you help and support.

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.

Parish Hall

The parish hall is closed at present to all users except the Foodbank.


Catholic Schools

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

Cottesmore St Mary Primary School in Hove 

​See the school websites for information about admissions.

Part of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton. The Arundel and Brighton Diocesan Trust is a Registered Charity no 252878.