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ST. MARY THE VIRGIN, BUXTED

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ST. MARY THE VIRGIN, BUXTED

Welcome

Welcome to the pages for the church of St Mary the Virgin in Buxted, East Sussex. Its congregation is drawn to its strong Anglo-Catholic style of worship, and we are especially proud of our links with Walsingham.”

Location

The church is situated in the centre of Buxted, in Church Road. There is parking for visitors.

Daily offices

Monday to Thursday.

Visitors

Welcome every day.

Deputy Church wardens

Norman Longley, Iain Lindsay and Dr David Munday.

Private prayer

Open every day.

Church Hall Enquiries

St Mary’s Hall Manager, Homer Cox, 01825 732321. Or Email by clicking the heading above. For more information regarding hiring the Church Hall Please CLICK HERE.

 

Style of worship

Traditional Anglo Catholic.

Opening times

Mon – Sat 8.30am to dusk (weather dependent). Sun 10.30am to the end of Mass.

Services

11:15 am Sung Mass on all Sundays.
Please note, this may change on the 5th Sunday if there is a United Parish Eucharist.
Incense is used.
All are welcome.

Walsingham cell

Meets 10.30 am on the second Wednesday of each month for a Mass of the Holy House.

We are especially proud of our links with Walsingham, please visit The Walsingham Chapel link, in the News section below to read about visiting St Mary’s and the Walsingham Chapel.

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Blog

St. Mary’s news, events, history, announcements & information

Here you will find information about the activities that are hosted at St. Mary’s, St. Mary’s Church Hall and The Walsingham Chapel. 

Please use the categories to filter the stories you want to read.

 

NEWS FROM ST MARY’S – September 2020

NEWS FROM ST MARY’S – September 2020 The St Mary’s site is sometimes referred to as the ‘parish campus’ as we have not only the church, but also The Rectory, the Church Hall and more recently, the Community Garden in the top field.  All of these require administration...

Contribution from St Mary the Virgin to the Buxted Messenger

Contribution from St Mary the Virgin to the Buxted Messenger – August 2020 Edition As we have emerged somewhat blinking into the daylight of post lockdown life one of the joys is being able to worship together in our Parish churches.  You will always be given a warm...

NEWS FROM ST MARY’S – July 2020

At the time of writing it has been announced that churches will soon be opening again for private prayer. Let us hope that some form of public worship, with amendments if necessary, will not be far behind.  At St Mary’s we have been dealing with some incursions by the...

Contribution from St Mary the Virgin to the Buxted Messenger – June 2020 Edition

In our world of altered reality with all of the changes to our lives brought about by Covid-19 and in which many people are experiencing untold hardship, suffering and loss, as many have said, there are still many examples of love, care and kindness which overall...

Remember at Walsingham the praying never stops… A letter from Bishop Philip North to Walsingham Pilgrims

Six hundred years before Jesus was born, the Jewish people were driven from their beloved temple in Jerusalem and sent away in exile to Babylon.  It was a time of bitterness, pain and grief, described so powerfully in Psalm 137: ‘By the rivers of Babylon we sat and...

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