Sacramental Preparation

Reconciliation and Holy Communion

Charles Wookey - 554954 and Janet Silva - 552900 - prepare children for the Sacraments of First Holy Communion and Reconciliation. It is a home/parish based course which lasts about six months. Parents who wish their children to celebrate the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist should contact the Parish Priest.

Marriage Preparation 

The Bishop requires that couples marrying in our Diocese attend a Pre Marriage Course. It is organised in our Parish by Brighton Marriage Care which  runs courses three times a year in St. Mary's Parish. Arrangements to attend the Course should be made through .

or via email : or telephone 0800 3893801

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults  

(R.C.I.A.)  Are you interested in knowing a little more about the Catholic teaching of its faith. How to find out and where to go? Why not try the R.C.I.A. Course. It teaches all about life and the WHO and WHAT and WHY we are. The R.C.I.A. Group meets every Thursday evening in The Cassidy Centre at 8.00 p.m. All welcome.

For more information please contact The Parish Priest. Tel No 01273 554509.

Baptism Preparation 

A Course of Preparation for Baptism is offered to parents of children about to be baptised. Eight meetings are held each year in The Cassidy Pastoral Centre. It is coordinated by Fr Bruno. Arrangements for Baptism should be made with the Parish Priest and Parish Office . See the Church notice board for details of next meeting.

Confirmation Preparation

A Course of Preparation for Confirmation is offered to young people who express a wish to be confirmed. Application for Confirmation should be made to the Parish Priest. Program usually commences at the start of the New school year.

Association for the Propagation of the Faith

The A.P.F. is a worldwide organisation which supports the Missions in many countries. In this parish approximately fifty people have collecting boxes in their homes.If you would like to have a box in your home or would like to become an annual member , please speak to the Parish Priest .