Our mission:

To provide the very best operational, spiritual and pastoral support, primarily for Catholic servicemen and women (and their families) and chaplains, wherever, whenever and in whatever form it is needed. Additionally, to respond to the needs of anyone of any creed or none, who turns to a Catholic chaplain for support.

Latest News

  • Preparing for a new Bishop

    As we await the appointment by Pope Francis of a new Bishop for the Forces Fr David Smith reflects on the person, office, and symbols of a Bishop The Second Vatican Council teaches us that “the bishops have by divine institution taken the place of the apostles as pastors of

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  • Monsignor Paul Donovan Rip (13th December 1956 – 8th February 2017)

    After a brief battle with cancer, Monsignor Paul Donovan, who was the Principal Roman Catholic Chaplain (Naval) from January 2007 to November 2011, died in the early morning of 8th February 2017 at the age of 60. His funeral Mass took place on 21st February at St Augustine’s Church, High

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  • Holy week and Easter services

    St Michael and St George, The Cathedral Church of the Bishop of the Forces, Queens Avenue, Aldershot, Hampshire,GU11 2BY Passion Sunday 9th of April 1100hrs – Sung Mass with Blessing of Palms Wednesday 12th of April 1145hrs – Midday Prayer 1200hrs – Holy Mass Holy Thursday 13th of April 2000hrs –

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