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Welcome to the Diocese of Brentwood

Photo: Bishop Alan Bishop of Brentwood, Alan Williams, oversees a large and varied diocese stretching from East London to the North Sea.

Formed in 1917, the Diocese comprises the Administrative County of Essex, the unitary authorities of Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock, and the London Boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest.

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Latest News
First Mass
27 Jul 2015 :: Bishop Alan leads pilgrimage to Lourdes »

Brentwood's Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes is underway.

25 Jul 2015 :: Fr John Duckett celebrates 60 years as a priest »

Many congratulations to Fr John Duckett who celebrates his diamond jubilee this month. Read more...

Pope Francis with elderly woman
21 Jul 2015 :: 'Love life but accept death' »

Ahead of the celebration of the Day for Life this weekend, Catholic Bishops are offering guidance on 'end of life' decisions. Read more...

Bishop Alan
16 Jul 2015 :: Write to your MP on the assisted suicide debate »

Bishop Alan is asking parishioners to express their concerns about the impact on the most vulnerable in society. Read more...

Bishop with St Benedict's head boy and head girl
15 Jul 2015 :: St Benedict's Catholic College welcomes Bishop Alan »

Bishop Alan said Mass and cut a cake to celebrate St Benedict's Day. Read more...

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Scripture reflections
27 Jul 2015 :: 'I am the living bread' »

In this week's reading Jesus seeks to move the discussion about the 'bread of life' to a deeper level. Fr Adrian Graffy reflects. Read more...

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