S. Michael & All Angels Brighton

Cathedral of the Backstreets





 Christmas Services

Sunday 18th December 

6 p.m. Traditional Carol Service 

followed by mulled wine and minced pies. 

Saturday 24th December ~ Christmas Eve

5 p.m. Children's Crib Service

Hear the Christmas Story and help build the Crib (Nativity Scene) 

11.30 p.m. Traditional Midnight Mass with carols

Sunday 25th December ~ Christmas Day  

10.30 a.m. Mass of Christmas Day with carols


Advent Devotions across the Benefice

Come and prepare for the joys of the Christmas season with some Advent devotions.

No prior experience required!

Rosary prayers at S. Paul’s, West Street

12 p.m. - 12.30 p.m.

Wednesday 30th November & 7th, 14th, 21st December

Explore the Christmas message afresh by contemplating the ancient mysteries of the Holy Rosary.

Mass as usual at 11.30 a.m. Rosaries provided.

Holy Hour & Benediction at S. Michael’s, Victoria Road

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday 1st, 8th, 15th & Tuesday 20th December

 A quiet, reflective time of prayer & meditation in the very presence of the Lord, by candlelight & with incense.  

Come for the whole hour, or dip in as you can.

‘O King of the nations, and their desire,

the cornerstone making both one:

Come and save the human race,

which you fashioned from clay.’




S. Michael and All Angels' is an inclusive community of diverse people; all are very welcome to worship, pray and have a place among us. 

We gladly recognise that everyone, irrespective of age; colour of skin; gender; marital status; sexuality; nationality; disability; or background is a child of God: valued and loved by Him. 

We bid you a warm welcome whether you come as a visitor, or to pray, or if you come as one looking for somewhere to attend regularly. We are glad to have you with us. Please feel able to contact one of the clergy if you have any questions, especially if you are new to this community.