The Right Reverend John Stanley Kenneth Arnold, Eleventh Bishop of Salford

The Bishop - Roman Catholic Diocese of Salford

The Right Reverend John Stanley Kenneth Arnold, Eleventh Bishop of Salford Bishop John Arnold was born in Sheffield on 12th June 1953. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford, where he studied Law at Trinity College. He was called to the bar in the Middle Temple in 1976 after studying at the Council of ...

Pastoral Letters

Pastoral Letter from Bishop John - Roman Catholic Diocese of Salford

As we enter the New Year Bishop John has called on us to "trust in a God who is ever-present to us and never fails in His love for us." In a Pastoral Letter to mark the feast of the Holy Family, the Bishop provided an update on the diocesan project- Hope in the Future- saying: ...


Here you can find a copy of all Bishop John’s Pastoral Letters.

1st pastoral letter weekend of 20th December 2014

2nd pastoral letter– weekend of 14th February 2015

3rd pastoral letter– weekend of 13th June 2015

4th pastoral letter weekend of 26th September 2015

5th pastoral letter – weekend of 30th January 2016

6th pastoral letter – weekend of 11th June 2016

7th pastoral letter – weekend of 26th November 2016

8th pastoral Letter – weekend of 14th January 2017

9th Pastoral Letter – weekend of 30th September 2017

10th Pastoral  Letter – weekend of 31st December 2017

11th Pastoral Letter – weekend of 19th May 2018

12th Pastoral Letter – weekend of 27th October 2018

Strengthening our presence as Church: A journey in hope