Legal Notices

St John’s Seminary is the operating name for the Charity for the Advancement of the Roman Catholic Religion in the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Southwark and Arundel and Brighton.

Registered Charity No: 251432.

The Trustees are appointed by the Archbishop of Southwark and the Bishop of Arundel and Brighton. The current Trustees are Most Rev Peter Smith, Rt Rev Kieran Conry, Rt Rev John Hine, Rev Mgr John Hull. The Rector is Rev Mgr Canon Jeremy Garratt.

By accessing this website you indicate your acceptance of the following terms:


All content on this website and the design of the site is copyright © St John’s Seminary, all rights reserved. This copyright does not cover any material, whether acknowledged or not, which the Seminary has no rights over. Specifically, this copyright does not include:

  • Content which is identified or acknowledged, either on the page where used or in the ‘Credits’ section on this page, as belonging to the public domain or another copyright holder.
  • Design and graphic elements integral to WordPress and associated plugins and themes (see ‘Credits’ below).

Every effort has been made to attribute content used from other sources but if we have inadvertently infringed copyright belonging to another party then we apologise and will rectify the matter as swiftly as possible once it has been brought to our attention.

You agree not to infringe our copyright by reproducing this website in part or in whole or by using content, whether or not acknowledged, on any webpage, print or other electronic medium without express written permission. You may, however, quote short excerpts from the text displayed in this site under the ‘fair use’ principle provide it is properly attributed. With respect to content which is not covered by our copyright, it is your responsibility to obtain appropriate permission or verify the public-domain status of any such third-party content before using it; you should not rely on the attributions given on this site or assume material is in the public-domain, but in any event St John’s Seminary will not be liable for any failure on your part to obtain necessary permission from the owners of content you have found here.

You must not attempt to: access restricted parts of the site without permission; modify any page or content in this site; access, reverse engineer or modify any program code or databases used by this site; carry out a denial-of-service attack on the web server; use this site or its server as a means for transmitting any kind of malicious code or unsolicited communication; or use this site in any way which may be to the detriment of St John’s Seminary.


Information collected by this website, including email addresses supplied via the contact form, will only be used for purposes directly related to the administration of this website, and to contact users in relation to the activities of St John’s Seminary. Information will not be shared with any other organisations.


Opinions expressed by contributers to the blog and other parts of this website are not necessarily held by the Staff or Trustees of the Seminary, the Dioceses connected with the Seminary or the Roman Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales; and any liability for damages of any kind relating directly or indirectly to information published on this website is hereby disclaimed to the maximum extent permitted by law.


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