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

Vacant

Private prayer

Open every day.

Church Hall Enquiries

St Mary’s Church Hall is available to hire. Please place enquiries to Homer Cox, 01825 732321. Or via email in the link button below.

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

Lent is the traditional time of fasting, prayer and charitable work for Christians.  It is a way of preparing to celebrate the Lord’s Passion and death, so that by coming to terms with the sin in our lives, which killed Jesus, we may share more fully in the new life...

News from St Mary’s – January 2024

On a recent train trip I noticed the very attractive picture panel in the station waiting room which depicts ‘Buxted People & Places’. St Mary’s is represented by our recently discovered altar murals, and by a shot of the sign which welcomes visitors to the Upper...

News From St Mary’s – December 2023

As Christmas approaches, I am again re-printing part of one of Iain Lindsay’s many thoughtful pieces for this column. Iain was our Deputy Churchwarden, and passed on in February 2022. A rowan tree grows in the Church Hall garden in his memory. In the church, there is...

News from St Mary’s – November 2023

A bit of revision was required for myself about three important dates in the Christian calendar at this time of year, which can sometimes get muddled and confused. All Hallows Eve All Hallows' Eve falls on 31st October each year, and is the day before All Hallows' Day...

News from St Mary’s – October 2023

Our efforts are once again being directed towards musical matters. We have a marvellous acoustic at St Mary’s, and you may remember the ‘Music at St Mary’s’ programme that ran before the lockdown restrictions put paid to us and indeed to all other live performance. We...

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