Welcome to the website for NORES, the Northampton Diocesan Office for RE, Evangelisation, Catechesis and Schools.

We hope you will find all the information you need, please follow the relevant links for the service you require. If there is anything else we can help you with please contact the NORES office or the relevant team member via the contact details page.


Events and Bookings

NORES organises and conducts many events and courses throughout the year.

By following the links below you can find information about forthcoming events and courses along with advertising resources and booking forms.

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Calendar 2018-19

Adult Education

Adult education is seen very much as a priority by the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales as outlined in the document ‘The Priority of Adult Formation’ produced by the Committee for Catechesis and Adult Christian Education in 2000.

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Year of Prayer and Vocation
Bishop Peter has launched a Year of Prayer and Vocation. The video message played in churches on 2nd/3rd December is available to view here , as is the text of the message and the Bishop's Homily on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. There are also resources for personal, parish and school prayer, and a rich collection of web links. 
Latest News

NORES News is published monthly and is a great way to keep up to date with news from across the Diocese, click on the link below for the latest edition.

Latest issue


You will have heard a lot about Academies in the press recently, learn more about the Academies in our Diocese here.