Proclaiming the Gospel Building the Kingdom of God

..throughout the counties of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Berkshire north of the River Thames.
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Our Mission

“The parish participates in liturgy as a celebration of faith. This celebration then becomes the catalyst for a hope-filled action of evangelisation to the rest of society”
+David Oakley 

Our diocese consists of priests, deacons, religious sisters and brothers and lay people of all ages. We are called together to participate in our mission of sharing the Gospel of Jesus and building
the Kingdom of God.

We fulfil our mission in many different areas of life. Not just in parishes, but also in schools, hospitals, prisons and religious communities; working with people with disabilities, and with the young and the old; promoting the value of family and of marriage; caring for the poor, the homeless and those who live at the margins of society; handing on our Catholic Faith to each generation and reaching out to our society so much in need of the Truth and Love of Christ.

Our curial departments support the local mission through our framework for mission, announced by Bishop David in July 2021.

Details of our Catholic parishes can be found here and of our Catholic schools here


Catch up on all the latest news from across our diocese.


Read the report submitted to the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales. 


Watch and participate in all services and liturgies live from our Cathedral in Northampton


Click here to find out more about our healing garden


Click here for details and contact information in relation to our safeguarding policy.


If you are able to support our work, with a one off or regular donation, this will greatly help us to continue to grow and support the Catholic faith throughout the diocese.

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