The following links may be of interest:

  • The Vatican - extensive archive of church documents
  • The Catholic Church in England and Wales – the website of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
  • Diocese of Brentwood – official website of our diocese, including contact details for parishes.
  • – an official website of the Bishops of England and Wales for enquirers about the Catholic faith
  • Word on Fire – a Catholic evangelization ministry founded by Fr Robert Barron, home of the highly-acclaimed Catholicism Series written and presented by Fr Barron.
  • Faith and Life – an excellent introduction to the Catholic faith on the Diocese of Shrewsbury website
  • Wednesday Word – weekly scripture reflection for families, schools and parishes
  • Maryvale Institute – A Catholic Distance-Learning College based in Birmingham offering courses from certificate to postgraduate level in Catechesis, Theology, Philosophy and Religious Education. It is recognised by the Holy See as a Higher Institute of Religious Sciences.
  • Homilies from Brightlingsea and Wivenhoe – online texts of homilies preached by Fr Paul Keane, parish priest, Chaplain to the University of Essex, and member of the Commission for Evangelisation and Formation.
  • Take and Read!  Since the Second Vatican Council we have been encouraged to read and pray the Scriptures as never before.  CEF’s director, Fr Adrian Graffy is one of the authors and the editor of the exciting series, Take and Read, published by Alive Publishing, which meets the need for good material to assist in this process.  The authors of this series are all well-regarded biblical scholars who are skilled in presenting the insights of biblical scholarship to a wide audience: Ian Boxall (St Luke’s Gospel), Adrian Graffy (St Mark and The Letter to the Romans), John J Henry (St John) and Henry Wansbrough (St Matthew and the Acts of the Apostles).  A further volume on the Apocalypse (Book of Revelation) by Ian Boxall will be published in the near future.