Diocesan Resources

The Diocese of Portsmouth web site has many resources available to our parishioners and to our visitors.

From live streamed Mass in the Cathedral, prayer resources, spiritual development courses, fund raising initiatives and information about our outreach programmes…

All there to help you discover more about your faith.

Please look on the website for more information:           https://www.portsmouthdiocese.org.uk/

Our Diocese is spread across five counties on England’s South Coast, and the Channel Islands. We are the local Church for the whole of Hampshire, Berkshire, the Isle of Wight, Jersey, and the Bailiwick of Guernsey as well as the Southern Part of Oxfordshire and the Eastern part of Dorset.

We are made up of 91 Parishes, for a total of 142 Churches. We have 157 secular priests, 35 houses of religious brothers and sisters, and  a Catholic population of more than a quarter of a million.

We belong to the province of Southwark, which covers the whole south coast from Kent to Cornwall. Our Metropolitan is the Archbishop of Southwark. Our province also includes the Archdiocese of  Southwark, the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton, and the Diocese of Plymouth.