Our Archdiocese

St Patrick’s is the parish church of Wapping, in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Westminster.

The Archbishop

His Eminence Vincent Cardinal Nichols
Archbishop of Westminster

The local church of Westminster is entrusted to the care of Cardinal Nichols. As a bishop, he also shares in the responsibility for the whole Church. He exercises his office in communion with the other bishops and under the leadership of the Pope.

Our Local Bishop

The Right Reverend Nicholas Hudson
Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster
Titular Bishop of Sanctus Germanus

In our diocese, there are auxiliary bishops who assist the Archbishop in his ministry. Bishop Hudson has pastoral care of the central and eastern parts of our diocese, including Wapping.