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

Register your free place for the St Bernadette Relic Tour.

The sacred Relics will visit 3 venues in our Diocese this October.

Monastic Internships at Worth Abbey in Sussex.

Learn about the Benedictine tradition and live in community.

CBCEW issues new Guidelines for Holy Land Pilgrimages.

Pilgrims are 'on a sacred journey to meet God' returning home changed.

The Joy of Love - reflections on the themes of Amoris Laetitia

A new reflection document on Marriage and Family Life.

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.’