We were delighted to hear on Saturday about the fact that we are soon to have a new Bishop! Bishop Richard Moth who is currently the Bishop of The Forces will be installed formerly as the fifth Bishop of Arundel and Brighton on Thursday the 28th of May at Arundel Cathedral.
Bishop Richard is a former student of St John’s Seminary here in Wonersh and is a Priest of the Southwark Diocese with over 27 years of parish ministry.
Archbishop Peter Smith, Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton writes ‘I know that he will work tirelessly to serve all the people of the diocese, and I have no doubt that he will prove to be a true pastor to the clergy, Religious and people of the Diocese.’
I’m sure you will join us in prayer and in welcoming him to the diocese. Bishop Moth asks ‘for the prayers of the People and Clergy of the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton as I prepare for the years that lie ahead that together we be open to the promptings of the Holy Spirit in the service of Christ and his Church’.