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

The Fitzherbert Community Hub has launched a Crowdfunder.

Find out more about the Hub's work and how you can support the community project.

Covid Vaccines: Protect yourself and others, says Cardinal Vincent.

'Vaccination process is a question of solidarity, loyalty and togetherness'

CSAN issue a statement on the Nationality and Borders Bill.

Find our more about what the new Bill means for refugees, and how you can help.

Join our diocesan team as an Events and Meetings Administrator.

Our Central Office is recruiting for an exciting new Events and Meetings role.

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.’