Welcome to the Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation of West Grinstead

Part of the Catholic Diocese of Arundel & Brighton, the Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in West Grinstead is the first Shrine in honour of Our Blessed Lady to be established in England since before the Reformation.

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  • Sat 15 December 2018

    The Funeral arrangements for Fr David

    Fr David’s body will be received into the Shrine Church at 4pm on Tuesday 18th December, and later there will be an EF (Latin) Requiem Mass here at 7.30pm – celebrated by Fr David’s son, Fr Matthew.    

    This will be followed by refreshments.

    On the following day, Wednesday 19th December, the
    Funeral Mass itself will be celebrated in Arundel
    Cathedral at 11am by Bishop Richard, with priests of
    the diocese. This will be followed by a Funeral
    Reception in the Cathedral Centre.

    Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and let perpetual
    light shine on him. May he rest in peace


    Our Christmas Mass times are: 

    MONDAY 24th Christmas Eve 09.30pm: Carols by Candlelight followed by the First Mass of Christmas – ‘Midnight Mass’. 

    TUESDAY 25th The Nativity of The Lord: 10.30 Christmas Day Mass

     Please see the News-sheet for all other notices.