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

Join our October Retreat exploring spiritual direction & spiritual traditions.

The event will run 11 to 14 October at St John's Seminary, Wonersh.

Are you are celebrating a significant wedding anniversary this year?

Join our Marriage Anniversaries Mass on 9 October.

Charities raise alarm over suicides of young asylum seekers in UK.

Calls for sweeping reforms to support young asylum seekers and refugees.

Arundel & Brighton holds the record for the greatest number of MP meetings so far!

An update on CAFOD’s Parliament in your Parish initiative.

Our People

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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.’