Our Church

English Martyrs is a vibrant community with a warm and welcoming, family feel. Our beautifully decorated church and picturesque chapel provide the ideal environment for prayer and contemplation, whilst our barn is the home for our community life, both for parishioners and reaching out into the wider community.

Our vision is to create a community based on the teachings of Christ.

English Martyrs is situated in Worthing, which is the largest town in West Sussex (population 100,000 and continuing to grow). It is a town set between the sea and the South Downs. English Martyrs is in the Goring-by-Sea area of Worthing and we have strong links with our two local Catholic schools – English Martyrs Primary School and Chatsmore High School.

Mass Times

Christmas Mass Times 2019 Tues 24th December 6.00 pm First Mass of Christmas especially for children 8.30 pm Carols before mass 9.00 pm Mass preceded by Carols from 8.30 pm Wed 25th December 8.15 am Mass 10.30 am Mass Times of services Please see calendar for any weekly changes Holy Days 9.30am Mass 7.30pm Mass … Continue reading Mass Times

Visiting Us

Each year we welcome thousands of visitors to our church to view the ceiling as well as the stained glass windows and other art work. Open each year from Easter to October, you will be made most welcome by our team of volunteers. SELRES_facb7d05-9f4c-48a2-b38b-4c9f4a34c807 Viewing the ceiling and other art work We are now closed … Continue reading Visiting Us

The Barn

The Barn, situated beside the church, is our beautiful ‘Church Hall’ where many of our parish functions are held. It is also available for hire see here for details. History of the Barn In December 1937, the barn and adjoining land was purchased and after being repaired, it was in a derelict state, it was turned … Continue reading The Barn

Hire the Barn

The Barn is available for hire for wedding receptions, parties, group meetings and societies. If you are interested in hiring The Barn for your function please contact the Parish Secretary 01903 242624. Then you can download the application form BarnHiringAgreement Groups who use the barn Squares Meet in the Barn on Monday evenings. This American … Continue reading Hire the Barn