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

  • Sisters of Mercy celebrate 175th Anniversary

    Sisters of Mercy from across England, Scotland and Wales gathered at St. Francis Church in Handsworth, Birmingham to mark the 175th Anniversary of the nearby St. Mary’s Convent. The Pugin designed Convent opened in August 1841 – a few months … Read more >

  • Don’t miss: An evening for Catholics involved in Hospital Chaplaincy and Healthcare

    On Sunday October 16th There will be an evening for Catholics involved in Hospital Chaplaincy and Healthcare. This will be at Oscott College Beginning with Evening Prayer in the Chapel at 6.30pm Followed by Cheese and Wine A spiritual reflection … Read more >

  • Canon Peter Reilly RIP

    Canon Peter Reilly, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, died yesterday morning on 26 September at St. Joseph’s Home, Coleshill where he was being cared for. May the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God, rest in peace. … Read more >

  • A new song for St Teresa of Calcutta, by Yvonne Stanley and Andy Ross

    The Canonisation of Mother Teresa of Calcutta on Sunday 5th September 2016 was a moment where an official act of the Catholic Church had meaning for almost every Catholic as well as many people beyond the Church. In our own … Read more >

    St Teresa of Calcutta
  • Cricket with a difference at Edgbaston

    A visiting cricket team from the Vatican took on an Anglican side as well as a Muslim team in a day of play at Edgbaston.  The Vatican team – the St Peter’s XI – made up largely of players from … Read more >

    rome cricket - Vatican cricketers and the Archbishop of Canterbury’s team
  • Alpha Leaders’ Training Days coming soon…

    Seminars on how to teach the Alpha Course “in a Catholic context” are being held at three locations in the Archdiocese in the coming months. Alpha seeks to introduce the basics of the Christian faith and is described by its organisers … Read more >

    Alpha A6 frontside
  • Reception at the House of Lords

    Archbishop Bernard Longley joined  staff from St Mary’s Hospice in Birmingham  at a reception at the House of Lords at which the hospice set out ambitious future plans “to transform end of life care in Birmingham and beyond.” The Selly Park based … Read more >

    House of  Lords
  • Cardinal Vincent gives keynote address at clergy gathering

    Cardinal Vincent Nichols gave the key address at a large gathering of priests from around the diocese which was organised in response to the publication of a new book on the priesthood by the Oscott historian, Dr Judith Champ  – … Read more >

    Clergy Day 2016-09-13 CVN
  • Canonisation Thanksgiving Mass

    Archbishop Bernard Longley has described Mother Teresa’s canonisation as a highly significant moment for the church throughout the world in the Jubilee Year of Mercy. At a Thanksgiving Mass at St Chad’s Cathedral Archbishop Longley said Mother Teresa was an agent … Read more >

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Pilgrimage to Lisbon and Fatima

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

Pilgrimage to Lisbon and Fatima


Catholic Today

Catholic Today
Bible Alive



World Youth Day 2016

World Youth Day 2016

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