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.

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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

Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group's Refugee Tales Walk.

Join GDWG in Canterbury for their annual weekend walk.

CAFOD's Director speaks out after G7.

G7 leaders miss the opportunity to plan for a green recovery which leaves no one behind.

The G7 group of nations summit, 11th -13th June

The urgency of the global ecological crisis, and the teachings of our Catholic faith implore us to speak out.

Westminster Diocese have issued a short statement concerning last weekend's wedding.

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson, married Carrie Symonds on 29th May.

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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Vocations

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.’