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The Poor Clares of Arundel release their second album: 'My Peace I Give You'.

April 8, 2024

The album centres on The Canticle of Creation, written by St Francis of Assisi in 1224, divided across seven songs.

Bishop Richard's Weekly Reflection: Let us proclaim Jesus' mercy and love.

April 5, 2024

We are called to be "a group of believers united in heart and soul" and witnesses to the mercy of God.

Pope Francis: "We must pray for the silencing of weapons and return of peace."

April 5, 2024

Pope Francis has reiterated his call for a ceasefire in Gaza, and "tireless efforts" to end the Israel-Hamas war.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation issues wide-ranging report on poverty in the UK

April 5, 2024

The UK Poverty 2024 highlights that more than 1 in 5 people were living in poverty in 2021/22.

People from across our diocese gathered for the annual Chrism Mass at Arundel Cathedral.

March 28, 2024

'The world must hear the message of salvation' - Read Bishop Richard's Chrism Mass Homily.

Neonatal Nurse and dancer Gemma is fundraising for this year’s diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage

March 27, 2024

Joining the '50:50 Challenge' Dance Central Sussex are offering line dancing, strolling and jiving!

March progress report on the diocesan Pastoral Plan: The Word Who is Life.

March 25, 2024

An update from Canon Kieron O’Brien and Deacon Nick St John

The government's Criminal Justice Bill could fundamentally change abortion law

March 25, 2024

Catholics are encouraged to contact their MPs and make their voices heard.

Education News

Head of St George's, Weighbridge, reflects on RS outreach programme

April 8, 2024

Rachel Owens blogs on 40 years of partnership between St George's, Weighbridge, and local Catholic primary schools.

Salesian School, Chertsey, wins two Educational Outcomes Awards

April 4, 2024

The awards recognise that Salesian School is among the highest performing secondary schools in the country.

Doreen Cronin, former Principal of St Richard's, Bexhill receives a papal award

March 26, 2024

Doreen Cronin has been awarded the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice for distinguished service.

Annual Governors’ Commissioning Mass celebrated in Horsham

March 25, 2024

Bishop Richard concelebrated the annual Governors' Commissioning Mass with Fr Xavier Amirdasamy

Catholic schools outperform peers in producing new teachers

March 25, 2024

Three secondaries in the Xavier CET have supplied 16% of student teachers at a major training provider for the South East

Children from across the diocese join our first ever Choral Festivals!

March 21, 2024

The Schools Singing Programme events in Woking & Hove were a celebration of singing & sacred music.

Mass for the retirement of Simon Parr

February 29, 2024

Bishop Richard celebrated a beautiful Mass to say thank you to Simon Parr as he approaches his retirement from the service.

Dominic Raab visits St Alban's School, East Molesey.

February 23, 2024

Dominic Raab congratulated the School Parliament on their work to secure a new zebra crossing for the school.

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