Diocesan News

The Diocese celebrates “Faith in Action” across Sussex and Surrey

July 23, 2024

132 CYMFED Awards were presented to students from 12 diocesan primary and secondary schools.

Canon Kieron O'Brien and Ruth Creamer are cycling to Lourdes!

July 22, 2024

The pair plan to raise vital Pilgrimage funds with a 500+ mile journey across France.

Bishop Richard's Weekly Reflection: "The Lord calls us to walk in his ways"

July 19, 2024

"It is the Lord who calls us, the Lord Who accompanies us, the Lord Who shepherds us."

Joy and thanksgiving at the Diaconal Ordination of Ben Louis Williams in Lewes

July 18, 2024

The church community of St Pancras, Lewes, celebrated the Diaconate Ordination of Ben Louis Williams on Tuesday evening.

Hand in Hand and L'Arche join "A Day of Celebration" at Aylesford Priory

July 16, 2024

On Sunday 7 July, Aylesford Priory hosted “A Day of Celebration”, an event to celebrate creative people who experience disability.

Bishop Richard's Weekly Reflection: "We are called to call others to God."

July 12, 2024

"The Lord's call to us is often surprising, unexpected and challenging."

Hidden wonders: Jubilee preparations lead to archaeological finds in Rome

July 11, 2024

A luxurious garden facing the Tiber has been unearthed in the area designated for an underpass for the 2025 Jubilee.

Working document released for second session of Synod on Synodality

July 10, 2024

The Holy See has released the Instrumentum laboris that will guide the work of the second session of the assembly in October

Education News

Hundreds of children join Arundel & Brighton’s Good Shepherd celebration at Worth Abbey

July 8, 2024

The celebration included a £5,766 donation to Missio - diocesan schools’ largest donation to date.

St Richard's School, Bexhill, raises over £100,000 with Sophie's Postcard art auction

July 4, 2024

Celebrities, artists, pupils and the general public donated 2,146 unique artworks

Cardinal Newman School students participate in Catholic Social Teaching and Social Organising event

July 4, 2024

Over 200 young people, teachers and leaders from all over England & Wales gathered to celebrate Community Organising work in schools

Remove the 50% cap: your voice can help support Catholic Education in the UK

June 4, 2024

The current cap prevents the Church from accessing funding & establishing new schools

Inclusion Award achieved by St Cuthbert's School, Englefield Green

May 29, 2024

An inclusive school gives all pupils regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity, achievements or background the opportunity to succeed

Pope Francis celebrates first World Children's Day in Rome, 25-26 May

May 23, 2024

The Holy Father issued a message to the children of the world

Induction Mass for Paul Barber, Principal of St Richard's Catholic College, Bexhill

May 14, 2024

Bishop Richard celebrated the Mass at St Richard's Catholic College, with clergy of the deanery and members of the community

Papal Award for Simon Parr, recently retired diocesan Education Officer

May 13, 2024

Simon Parr was awarded the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice award, for his service to the Church

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