S Michael’s is an inclusive church and everyone is very welcome.We gladly recognise that everyone, irrespective of age, colour of skin, gender, marital status, sexuality, nationality, disability or background, is a Child of God, valued and loved by Him, and with gifts and talents to contribute and share. S Michael's is one of the finest grade 1 listed Victorian churches in the country and the first ritualist church of the Catholic Revival in Brighton.
In a recent book, 'England's Thousand Best Churches', by Simon Jenkins, it was in the foremost one hundred. Known as the 'cathedral of the back streets,it is two churches in one. The first,by G F Bodley (1862) is now the south aisle of the cathedral-like nave, completed in 1893-95 to a design by Wm.Burges. It is noted for its fine architecture,sculpture and woodwork, as well as its magnificent stained glass windows,by the pre-Raphaelites William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones, Ford Maddox-Brown and Philip Webb, and also by Kemp.
Patron's of the Living : Society for the Maintenance of he Faith