Welcome to the Archdiocese of Birmingham

We hope that you will find our website useful and enjoy searching through the various aspects of life in the Archdiocese of Birmingham. Here you will be able to check our list of clergy and parishes, to find out Mass times and other services. You can access the pages of Archbishop Bernard Longley and his auxiliary bishops, read some of their homilies and learn more about them. You will find a list of contacts of the various offices of the Archdiocese and the many charitable organizations at work across the West Midlands and beyond.

Whatever your reason for visiting us we pray that God will bless your search and grant you many blessings.



Recent Posts

  • Fr Liam O’Connor RIP – Funeral Arrangements

    Funeral Arrangements: Wednesday 30th July at 6.30 p.m. Reception Mass:      St. Thomas More, Knoll Drive, Styvechale, Coventry CV3 5DE Thursday 31st July 2014 at 11.30 a.m. Funeral Mass:           St. Thomas More, Knoll Drive, Styvechale, Coventry CV3 5DE Burial:                        St. John … Read more >

  • Handing on the Baton

    When Mrs Margaret Hughes takes over as Principal of St Edmund’s Catholic Academy in September 2014 she will be the fourth substantive leader of the school since its foundation in 1971. She inherits a one year old building, a school … Read more >

  • Fr Liam O’Connor, RIP

    Fr Liam O’Connor, priest of the Archdiocese died on 18th July after a short illness. RIP

  • Funeral Arrangements – Fr Brendan Donlon

    Monday 28th July 2014 at 6.45p.m. Reception Mass:      St Joseph’s Home, 71 Queens Park Road, Harborne, Birmingham, B32 2LB Tuesday 29th July 2014 at 11.30 a.m. Funeral Mass:           St Joseph’s Home, 71 Queens Park Road, Harborne, Birmingham B32 2LB Burial:                        … Read more >


    The Catholic Church remains fully committed to its dialogue with the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. For the Catholic Church, the goal of ecumenical dialogue continues to be full visible ecclesial communion. Such full ecclesial communion embraces full … Read more >

  • ‘Tour De Stafford’

    On 18 June Blessed William Howard Catholic High School, along with the five other secondary schools in the Stafford Collegiate group, joined forces for the first ever Tour of Stafford. This was a 15 mile circular route around Stafford linking … Read more >

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  • St Paul’s School for Girls Lourdes Pilgrimage

    On a bright and early Monday morning, six teachers and forty-seven year seven and eight girls left for Stansted airport for a very special five day trip. Blue baseball caps worn by girls and teachers alike could be seen by … Read more >

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  • Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the Diaconate in the Archdiocese

    It was with great joy that Archbishop Bernard celebrated the Silver Jubilee of the first ordinations to the Permanent Diaconate in the Archdiocese of Birmingham twenty five years ago in 1989. This Mass is now firmly established as an annual … Read more >

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  • Outstanding Alumni Award

    Jean joins us today as an eminent chemist: a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry for nearly 35 years; a successful educator: as headmistress at two prestigious girls’ schools; and an ardent philanthropist: helping impoverished children in Africa improve … Read more >

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  • Wednesday 23 July
    John 15:1-8  •  St Bridget of Sweden (Patron of Europe)(Feast) ‘St Bridget of Sweden was born of an aristocratic family in 1303 at Finsta in Sweden. She was a lay woman happily married to Ulfa, a good Christian man to whom she bore eight children. Those who have received a vocation to the consecrated life and lay people will feel that she is close to them. W



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Google Maps of all the parishes in the diocese can be found at tinyurl.com/diocesemap

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