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

  • Deacon Ernest Titchmarsh RIP

    Deacon Ernest was ordained for the Diocese on 21st June 1998. He ministered in the parish of St Augustine’s, Solihull. His funeral rites will be celebrated at St Augustine’s Church, 1 Herbert Road, Solihull, B91 3QE, and all clergy of … Read more >

  • Fr Brian Davies RIP

    Fr Brian studied for the priesthood at Oscott College and was ordained at St Peter’s, Bloxwich, on 29th June 1982. He served as Assistant Priest at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Yardley Wood, Birmingham, and as Chaplain to St Thomas … Read more >

  • Requiem Mass in Birmingham to Commemorate Centenary of First World War

    Sunday 3 August 2014 Archbishop Bernard Longley will celebrate a Requiem Mass at St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham at 11am on Sunday 3rd August to commemorate the centenary of entry of the British Empire to the War. At this Mass all … Read more >

  • Fr Euan Henderson RIP, Funeral Arrangements

    Funeral Arrangements Thursday 7th August 2014 Private Reception:   Chapel of the Blessed Trinity, Stonor House, Stonor Park, Henley on Thames RG9 6HF Friday 8th August 2014 at 2 p.m. Funeral Mass:           Chapel of the Blessed Trinity, Stonor House, Stonor Park, … Read more >

  • Deacon Ernie Titchmarsh RIP

    Deacon Ernie Titchmarsh, a retired deacon of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, based at St Augustine’s parish, Solihull, died peacefully at home last Sunday, 27 July 2014. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in … Read more >

  • Archbishop of Birmingham calls for carers to receive more recognition

    Speaking at a Charity Leaders’ Network lunch (ACEVO) in Birmingham last week, the Catholic Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Reverend Bernard Longley said that the “tough commissioning regime” for national and local government service contracts means that the wages of … Read more >

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  • Fr Euan Henderson RIP

    Fr Euan Henderson, priest of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, died on 25th July at Stonor, Henley on Thames. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

  • Pope Francis asks Catholics across Britain to protect and cherish life

    In a special message to Catholics across Britain for the annual “Day for Life”, Pope Francis invites young Catholics in particular to work “to ensure adequate legal protection for the fundamental human right to life”. The Pope also asks British … Read more >

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  • 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 >

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  • Tuesday 26 August
    Matthew 23:23-26 A fastidious Pharisee would carefully strain his drinking water through a cloth to be sure he did not swallow a gnat, the smallest of unclean animals. Such attention to detail was not in itself condemned by Jesus: what angered him was their neglect of the more important matters of the law (mercy, justice, truth, love for neighbour), which th



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

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