Thank you for your interest in the Roman Catholic parish of

Our Lady of Lourdes, Rottingdean and St. Patrick's, Woodingdean.

Eastfield, Steyning Road, Rottingdean BN2 7GA Tel: 01273 302903

The Parish is part of the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton

Diocesan Trust Registered Charity No.252878


Priest: Rev. Mgr. Benny O'Shea 07802 791394        Deacon: Rev. Neil Mercer Tel: 07801 706167

Parish Office Email: [email protected]


Also resident: Canon Oliver Heaney & Canon Daithi Foley

The Church is now shut in accordance with our Government instructions.  All masses are cancelled until further notice due to Covid-19

Special Indulgence for Covid-19   27 March 2020


Message from Pope Francis   27 March 2020

Statio orbis – Eucharistic Adoration with Pope Francis

In order to offer intercession and consolation during this time of exceptional discomfort, the Holy Father will preside over a time of prayer and Eucharistic Adoration in Saint Peter’s Square, without a congregation of the lay faithful, on Friday 27th March 2020 at 5.00pm, London time.

This Statio orbis will be broadcast on mondovision and streamed by Vatican News.

During this time of prayer Pope Francis will impart the Urbi et Orbi Blessing and will also concede a Plenary Indulgence to all those persons who participate in these prayers via the communications media.


Pastoral Letter from Bishop Richard 24 March 2020



Please click on the link below to read the message from Bishop Richard and Mgr Jonathan Martin


Easter 2020

Pope Francis Lenten Message