Our Diocese

Welcome to the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton, we are a welcoming community of people committed to Christ and His Church. 


Welcome From Bishop Richard

'Thank you for your visiting the Arundel & Brighton Diocesan Website – a ‘window’ into the life of the Catholic Church in Surrey and Sussex, a welcoming community of people committed to Christ and His Church. If the Gospel Message is new to you, or if you are seeking detailed information about the Diocese, this site will help you to explore the many ways in which the life of the Diocese and its parishes can help you on your pilgrimage of life.'

Diocesan News

Our popular Annual Volunteer Forum takes place 30 October.

Updates from Health & Safety, Gift Aid, Fundraising, Finance, Safeguarding.

Our Diocese is working ecumenically to fight Modern Slavery!

Join our Ambassadors' comissioning event at St John's in Horsham this Monday at 6pm.

Hundreds of members of Brighton & Hove Citizens UK to attend an Assembly focusing on Mental Health.

The event this Thursday will involve stakeholders from across the region.

Would you like to explore contactless giving for your parish?

Join our free online event on Wednesday 20 October at 7pm.

Our People

Connect with our Diocesan staff and clergy here.

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Our Parishes

Discover our parishes, the beating heart of our Diocese.

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Our Events

Find out what's going on all across the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton.

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The word vocation comes from the Latin ‘vocare’, meaning ‘to call’ - so a vocation is a calling. Everyone has a vocation. Our first call is to love God and to be holy, or as Pope Francis put it, ‘to be saints is not a privilege for a few but a vocation for everyone.’