Beginning Experience Weekend

BEGINNING EXPERIENCE WEEKEND October 8th – 10th, Sion Community, Brentwood, Essex. For those who find themselves single again following divorce, separation or bereavement. Beginning Experience is a weekend programme to help you move from the darkness of your grief into the light of a new beginning. More details at

Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS)

THE CATHOLIC CERTIFICATE IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES (CCRS) is beginning again in our Diocese this September. The course is designed for teachers in Catholic schools, for catechists, and for anyone who would like to grow in understanding as they live their Catholic faith. The CCRS offers a very flexible and accessible way of learning, it includes … Read more

Marriage Anniversaries Mass

The Marriage Anniversaries Mass will take place at St Joseph’s Guildford, on Saturday 9th October, at 11.30am, with Bishop Richard. It is for couples and their families celebrating a landmark or significant anniversary. Numbers are, regrettably, limited to 150. Parking is off-site. Kindly sign up by clicking

Clothes Wanted for Gatwick Detainees

GATWICK DETAINEES’ WELFARE GROUP, CRAWLEY would be grateful to receive the following Jeans, waist 30”, 32”, 33”, 34″ Joggers in all sizes T-shirts in all sizes but especially medium Summer jackets in all sizes Shoes in all sizes. Kindly bring clothes to the office, The Orchard, 1-2 Gleneagles Court, Brighton Road, Crawley, RH10 6AD, during … Read more

Trusting in the Lord

No one should fear to suffer for the sake of justice; no one should lose confidence in the reward that has been promised. The way to rest is through toil, the way to life is through death. Christ has taken on himself the whole weakness of our lowly human nature. If then we are steadfast … Read more

A Future for the Catholic Community in Worthing?

At the recent meeting with Bishop Richard and Sarah Kilmartin (Diocesan Chief Operating Officer), the following principles were presented to the parish and accepted, across the board, as a legitimate and reasonable way forward: The parishes of Worthing (St Mary of the Angels) and East Worthing/Lancing (St Charles/Holy Family) will be conjoined; the canonical term … Read more

The Open Cloister at Worth Abbey

THE OPEN CLOISTER AT WORTH ABBEY Desert Wisdom: the power of thoughts – Online Day Retreat led by David Clayton & Michael Woodward. Saturday 24th July 2021. 10.00am – 4.30pm. To book your place online go to For further information email

Preventing Abortion Up To Birth

Ask your MP to vote against abortion up to birth. The abortion lobby, led by the UK’s largest abortion provider, BPAS, has worked with Diana Johnson MP to bring forward an amendment to hijack the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill to introduce abortion on demand, for any reason, up to birth to England and … Read more

Sea Sunday 11th July

SEA SUNDAY is the 11th July; a time when we pray for all who live and work at sea. Our second collection will be for Stella Maris, the Catholic Church’s official maritime welfare agency. The charity relies greatly on our support and donations. Please give generously.