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.


Proclaim 15

PROCLAIM’15: BUILDING MISSIONARY PARISHES is the name of a major initiative that has been launched this year by the Bishops’ Conference Department for Evangelisation , to help parishes become more effective in their missionary outreach. At its heart is a … Read more >

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Recent Posts

  • Volunteer Helpers Needed

    Birmingham is the host city and diocese for the PROCLAIM 15 National Catholic Evangelisation Conference on Saturday 11th July 2015. Delegates from all over the country will come to learn from inspirational speakers and workshops how parishes can become more … Read more >

  • Proclaim 15

    PROCLAIM’15: BUILDING MISSIONARY PARISHES is the name of a major initiative that has been launched this year by the Bishops’ Conference Department for Evangelisation , to help parishes become more effective in their missionary outreach. At its heart is a … Read more >

    Proclaim 15
  • Synod on the Family 2015

    The extraordinary session of the Synod of Bishops which met in October 2014, will be followed up the Ordinary session which meets this October, and the Bishops of England and Wales are asking for the views of Catholics in our … Read more >

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  • Holocaust Survivor Inspires and Moves Campion History Students to Tears

    On 8 January 2015, approximately two hundred staff and students from Years 11, 12 and 13 were able to hear the testimony from Holocaust survivor, Steven Frank, as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET). Steven’s … Read more >

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  • Young Voices 2015

    On Friday 16 January, St Bernadette’s choir took part in the ‘Young Voices 2015’ concert, held at the NEC in Birmingham. This concert staged the biggest children’s choir in the world, hosting 5,000 children from schools across the whole of … Read more >

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  • Saint Charles Houben 1821- 1893 and his Work in the Archdiocese

    Many of our readers may have heard of the saintly Passionist priest, Fr Charles Houben who spent many years in the Passionist Retreat of Mount Argus in Dublin. It is less well known however, that he began his ministry as … Read more >

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  • A Way of Love – a Pilgrim’s Reflections on Consecrated Life

    Early last Autumn I spent two and a half weeks walking on one of the long distance foot paths that runs through France down to the beginning of the much better known, and more frequented, Spanish Camino: 280 or so … Read more >

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  • Funeral Arrangements – Fr Anthony Timlin RIP

    Funeral Arrangements: Wednesday 11th February 2015 at 7.00 p.m. Reception Mass:      St. Mary’s Abbey, Oulton, Stone ST15 8UP   Thursday 12th February 2015 at 11.30 a.m. Funeral Mass:           St. Mary’s Abbey, Oulton, Stone ST15 8UP Burial:                         Oscott Cemetery … Read more >

  • Feast of St Josephine Bakhita

    St Josephine Bakhita The feast of St Josephine Bakhita – 8 February – as Day of Prayer  for Victims of Human Trafficking and those who work to combat it, has been celebrated by Catholics in England and Wales since February … Read more >

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  • Sunday 1st March
    (B) Second Sunday of Lent  •  Mark 9:2-10 There has been a long tradition that the three disciples were granted the vision of the transfigured Jesus in order to sustain them through the events of the Passion of Jesus, which were soon to take place. Certainly, the Transfiguration made a big impression on them. In […]

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

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