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

Bishops encourage Catholics to place Mass at the heart of their lives.

Bishop's reflect on the post-pandemic recovery and the return of the faithful to Sunday Mass.

Our latest Fighting Modern Slavery Newsletter is out now!

Become a Fighting Modern Slavery Ambassador and take an active part in combatting slavery in the UK and overseas.

May 16th - 24th is Laudato Si’ Week!

Catholics across the globe will take part in celebrations to mark the Laudato Si’ Special Anniversary Year.

Catholic Bishops have found the ultimate environmental tonic!

The Catholic Church is now the biggest purchaser of green energy in England and Wales.

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.’