THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF BUXTED AND HADLOW DOWN

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 warden

Iain Lindsay.

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 – JULY 2021

At the time of writing we are putting the finishing touches to the Open Day & Craft Fair. The event is on Saturday 12th July from 12.00 until 6.00. We will once again have exhibits and rides from Tinker’s Park, including Wally the Steam Engine and his beautifully...

Contribution from St Mary the Virgin to the Buxted Messenger – June 2021 Edition

In my contribution to the Messenger in April, with lockdown just beginning to ease and the celebration of Easter, these things seemed like a merciful release from the dark days of winter, quite literally, when we were dealing with the awful impacts of the third wave...

NEWS FROM S. MARY’S

Welcome to Mary’s month of May. The month when everything in the countryside, and of course our gardens, bursts into colour. Life in the hedgerows is beginning to awaken from the long winter months, and the birds are returning from their winter break in Africa – my...

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Following the announcement of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, our three churches will be open for public prayer and lighting of candles during daylight hours. As a result of Covid restrictions no books of condolences will be kept,...

St Mary’s Open Day & Craft Fair – New Date

The Rector, Churchwardens and PCC have been looking closely at government guidance with particular reference to our event, which is a mixture of indoor and outdoor activities. On balance, it was felt best not to go ahead with our traditional May event this year, but...

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