The Catholic Enquiry Office is an initiative of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. It exists to stimulate interest in Catholic life and beliefs; to promote a better understanding of the Catholic Church; to respond to enquiries. Every enquiry is dealt with in the strictest confidence.
Tel No: 0207 901 4863
There is a Catholic Enquiry Office welcomer in every Diocese of England and Wales. In the following page you will find their names and contact details. If you like to find out more about the Catholic Faith or are already baptised and want to reconnect, please feel free to ring or email them.
Diocese of Arundel and Brighton includes the counties of Sussex and Surrey.
Contact Telephone Number: 07586461607
Barbara Hopper, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
David Thomson, Email: email@example.com
David Wills, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Katrina Avery, Email: email@example.com
The Archdiocese of Birmingham includes Birmingham, Berkshire (North of the Thames), Coventry, Dudley, Oxfordshire (North of the Thames), Sandwell, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Warwickshire, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire.
Mgr Daniel McHugh
Tel No: 01564772098
The Diocese of Brentwood includes the county of Essex comprising the Non-Metropolitan 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.
Fr Adrian Graffy
Tel No: 01277265243
The Archdiocese of Cardiff includes the counties of Monmouthshire, Herefordshire and eastern Glamorganshire.
Tel No: 07815670997
The Diocese of Clifton includes the city and county of Bristol and the counties of Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire.
Fr Christopher Whitehead
Tel No: 01275833699
The Diocese of East Anglia includes the counties of Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk and Peterborough.
Tel No: 07810822604
Tel No: 07598357583
Tel No: 07598357583
The Diocese of Hallam includes the city of Sheffield, and the surrounding towns of Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley, Chesterfield, the Peak District and areas of Bassetlaw and Retford.
Tel No: 07521255467
The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle includes the counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and county Durham.
Tel No: 07505748227
The Diocese of Lancaster includes the counties of Cumbria and much of Lancashire.
Deacon Nick Donnelly
Tel No: 01229821866
The Diocese of Leeds includes the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Deacon Charlie Conner
Tel No: 07780150895
The Archdiocese of Liverpool includes the south west of the traditional county of Lancashire.
Fr Michael Garvey
Tel No: 01519243018
The Diocese of Menevia includes the city and county of Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot, the counties of Brecknockshire, Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Radnorshire.
Deacon Tony Lawrence
Tel No: 07724178156
The Diocese of Middlesbrough includes the North Yorkshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire, together with the city of York.
Fr Patrick Smith
Tel No: 01904791242
The Diocese of Northampton includes the counties of Bedfordshire, and Northamptonshire and the county of Buckinghamshire, including the Slough area.
Tel No: 01753595611
The Diocese of Nottingham includes the counties of Nottinghamshire (excluding the district of Bassetlaw), Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Rutland and Lincolnshire.
Tel No: 07906360202
Tel No: 07521835283
Sr Margaret Redmond
Tel No: 07544139184
Tel No: 07746227438
The Diocese of Plymouth includes the counties of Cornwall, Devon and Dorset, stretching from Penzance and the Isles of Scilly in the west, to parts of Bournemouth in the east.
Tel No: 07952008977
The Diocese of Portsmouth includes the counties of Hampshire, Berkshire (south of the Thames), Oxfordshire (south of the Thames), Dorset (the Bournemouth area, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands.
Tel No: 07770538693
The Diocese of Salford includes Manchester and a large part of North West England, between the River Mersey and the River Ribble as well as some parishes north of the Ribble and Todmorden in Calderdale, West Yorkshire.
Tel No: 01617610536
The Archdiocese of Southwark includes the London boroughs south of the Thames, the county of Kent and the Medway Unitary Authority.
Canon Frank O’Sullivan
Tel No: 020 8763 6113
The Diocese of Shrewsbury includes the counties of Shropshire and Cheshire, varying from the rural areas of Shropshire to parts of Manchester south of the River Mersey and other areas including Birkenhead, Stockport and Ellesmere Port.
Fr Peter Robertson
Tel No: 01928726760
The Archdiocese of Westminster includes all the London boroughs north of the River Thames and west of the River Lea, together with the towns southwest of Staines and Sunbury-on-Thames and the county of Hertfordshire.
Mgr John Conneely
Tel No: 07543961674
Tel No: 07594285668
Tel No. 07909632255
Fr Francis Wahle
Tel No: 07587234143
The Diocese of Wrexham includes the counties of Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Merionethshire and Montgomeryshire the local government areas of Conwy, Anglesey, Denbighshire and Flintshire, Gwynedd, Wrexham and the former Montgomeryshire.
Deacon John Carter
Tel No: 07767496844
If you are interested in finding out more about the Catholic Faith then you might like to join an Alpha Course. The Alpha Course is an opportunity to explore the basics of the Catholic faith in a relaxed manner over 10 thought-provoking weekly sessions. Visit alpha.org/catholics or email firstname.lastname@example.org.