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Arundel Cathedral2019-01-12T11:39:20+00:00

Welcome to the website for Arundel Cathedral – the Cathedral Church for the Catholic Diocese of Arundel and Brighton. Built on a hill, the Cathedral sits majestically, overlooking the ancient town of Arundel.

Henry, Fifteenth Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshal was responsible for the commissioning of the present building in December 1868. The architect, Joseph Hansom, who designed many other religious and secular buildings, is known principally for the invention of the Hansom Cab.

Originally the church was dedicated to the sixteenth century Italian priest, St Philip Neri (1515-1595). In 1965, when the church became a Cathedral, the dedication changed to ‘Our Lady and St Philip Neri’. Subsequently, in 1971, the remains of the martyred thirteenth Earl of Arundel, St. Philip Howard (1557-1595) were brought from the Fitzalan Chapel and enshrined in the Cathedral. The dedication was changed in 1973 to ‘Our Lady and St. Philip Howard’. This final change followed the canonization of Philip Howard and 39 English and Welsh martyrs of the Reformation on 25th October 1970.

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Upcoming Cathedral Events

Tue 18

10am Mass in the Cathedral

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Wed 19

10am Mass in the Cathedral

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Thu 20

8.30am Mass at the Convent of the poor Clares

June 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:15 am
Thu 20

Cropus Christi – Carpet of Flowers

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 20

11.00am Rosary Group in the Cathedral

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Thu 20

Corpus Christi Mass and Procession

June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fri 21

10am Mass in the Cathedral

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Sat 22

10am Mass in the Cathedral

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Sat 22

10.40am Confessions

June 22 @ 10:30 am - 10:50 am
Sat 22

10.40am Confessions

June 22 @ 10:40 am - 11:00 am
Sat 22

11.00am Benediction

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Sat 22

11.00am Benediction

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Sat 22

6.15pm Mass at the Convent of the Poor Clares

June 22 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Sun 23

9.30am Mass

June 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Monteverdi Vespers2018-11-04T20:31:01+00:00
Friends of Cathedral Music2018-11-04T20:21:03+00:00
Choral Scholarships2018-11-04T20:04:49+00:00

The Arundel and Brighton Diocesan Trust – Registered Charity No. 252878