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.

Year of Mercy
Year of Mercy
Year of Mercy
Year of Mercy
Year of Mercy
Year of Mercy
Year of Mercy

Recent Posts

  • Friends of the Holy Land conference

    Archbishop Bernard Longley was the co-chair of a recent gathering of the ecumenical charity, Friends of the Holy Land,  hosted by the Church of England at Lambeth Palace. The charity supports and helps  Christian people and communities in the Holy … Read more >

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  • Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary

    Whilst the debate on whether Shakespeare was Catholic continues, the weekend of the 23 April saw thousands flocking to Stratford-upon-Avon to mark the 400th anniversary of the death. Townsfolk and tourists lined the streets to watch the annual birthday parade … Read more >

  • Diocesan Mass for the Repose of the Soul of Canon Sean McTernan

    The funeral Mass for Canon Sean McTernan took place in Dublin in February of this year. It is our custom that where the funeral rites of a priest of our diocese are celebrated outside the diocese there follows a Mass … Read more >

  • Reunion Planned at Sacred Heart Church Aston

    The Sacred Heart Church in Aston, Birmingham, is trying to trace former parishioners or anyone associated with the Sacred Heart school, ahead of an open day in June. The event is taking place on Saturday 11th June from 11.30am to … Read more >

  • To be a Pilgrim…

    In a post Easter moment of inspiration I decided to race around the Archdiocese to the seven designated places of pilgrimage for the Year of Mercy. I can’t recommend the experience highly enough! In each place I experienced something unexpected … Read more >

  • The Oratory

    The Oratory in Birmingham has reported a significant increase in the number of people partaking in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, during the Year of Mercy. The Oratory is a designated place of pilgrimage. The times of Confession are as follows: … Read more >

  • Aston Hall

    Preparations are underway at Aston Hall in Staffordshire for an open air Mass on August 21st as part of the Year of Mercy devotion to prayer for the canonisation of Blessed Dominic Barberi who lived at that location for seven … Read more >

  • Maryvale House Chapel and the Shrine of the Sacred Heart

    Maryvale House Chapel and the Shrine of the Sacred heart is a designated place of pilgrimage in the Archdiocese of Birmingham for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. The Chapel and the Shrine are open at the following times: Monday to … Read more >

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RSS Daily Reflections

  • Wednesday 25 May
    1 Peter 1:18-25   •  St Bede the Venerable (Memorial in England only) Yesterday we were encouraged to seek out God’s wisdom in the Old Testament. Today we meet it head-on as Peter quotes directly from the prophet Isaiah. Peter identified a powerful and evocative word he wanted to bring to our attention. It is a […]
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Parish Boundaries

Google Maps of all the parishes in the diocese can be found here.

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