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

  • Brightlights: The Highlights

    With the brightlights youth festival over until next year, Some were wowed by the whole event, while others were particularly taken by particular aspects. This weekend was a National gathering with young adults from 16-30 from all over England and … Read more >

  • WYD Krakow – Pilgrims make Final Preparations!

    In preparation for World Youth Day in Poland, Our Lady of the Angels parish church in Nuneaton was filled with young people, their parish priests, families, teachers and youth leaders as they prayed for an ‘harmonious pilgrimage’. Bishop William having … Read more >

  • A Life of Prayer, a Life of Solitude

    In the countryside in our Archdiocese, there lives a nun called Sister Felicity who has chosen to follow the path of a hermit’s existence. Sr Felicity rarely receives visitors – even family and friends have to arrange in advance to … Read more >

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  • Rev Fr Thomas Rock RIP

    Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr Thomas Rock, a retired priest of the Archdiocese who died at 3pm on Tuesday 19th July in the Royal Stoke Hospital. May he rest in peace. Amen.  

  • Three new Priests ordained at St Chad’s

    The Archdiocese of Birmingham is celebrating the Ordination of three new Priests – Fr Chris Yule, Fr Tomas Zuna and Fr Simon Baker.  The Ordinations took place at St Chad’s Cathedral. The chief celebrant, Archbishop Bernard Longley, in his welcoming … Read more >

  • Ordination of Permanent Deacons for the Archdiocese of Birmingham

    Archbishop Bernard Longley has ordained two new Deacons: Tim Anthony and Keith Millage, at a Mass at St Chad’s. Welcoming them to the Diaconate, the Archbishop outlined their mission: “Through sacramental ordination your lives are radically changed because they are … Read more >

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  • Six go on a cycle ride

    Cyclists who took part in a one hundred mile charity cycle in Staffordshire are inviting sponsorship to raise funds for the diocesan youth retreat centre, Alton Castle, which is celebrating its twentieth year of existence. A group of hardy cyclists … Read more >

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  • Dominicans experience a surge in vocations

    The Dominican Order is celebrating the recent Ordination at Blackfriars in Oxford, of two Brothers to the priesthood:  Oliver Keenan, 30 (from Staffordshire) and Matthew Jarvis, 29 (from Kent).    The Order has experienced a surge in vocations in recent years … Read more >

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  • Rev Fr Bernard Maddox RIP

    Fr Bernard was a retired priest of the Archdiocese who died on Saturday 9th July at Oulton Abbey, Nursing Home, Staffordshire. May he rest in peace. Amen.

World Youth Day 2016

World Youth Day 2016

Pilgrimage to Lisbon and Fatima

Led by Archbp Bernard Longley. Book by Sept 30th, 2016

Pilgrimage to Lisbon and Fatima

Flickr Images


Catholic Today

Catholic Today
Bible Alive



Lourdes 2016


Pastoral Care Project

Pastoral Care Project

Parish Boundaries

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

parish boundaries