Our Diocese

Welcome to the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton. Here you can find the parishes and people that make up our diocese and the great work that they are carrying out.


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

Funeral Mass for Father Brian Taylor, April 13th at 2pm.

Fr Brian Taylor's Funeral Rites - may he rest in peace and rise in glory.

Buckingham Palace has announced the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Cardinal Nichols offers prayers for the Royal Family.

Invited 2021 - the mission continues!

We have really enjoyed Invited Season One and can't wait to see where our Mission takes us.

Arundel Cathedral Chrism Mass

Priests from across our Diocese will gather in person and online to celebrate the Chrism Mass.

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.’