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

  • 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 >

  • Handing on the Baton

    When Mrs Margaret Hughes takes over as Principal of St Edmund’s Catholic Academy in September 2014 she will be the fourth substantive leader of the school since its foundation in 1971. She inherits a one year old building, a school … Read more >

  • Fr Liam O’Connor, RIP

    Fr Liam O’Connor, priest of the Archdiocese died on 18th July after a short illness. RIP

  • Funeral Arrangements – Fr Brendan Donlon

    Monday 28th July 2014 at 6.45p.m. Reception Mass:      St Joseph’s Home, 71 Queens Park Road, Harborne, Birmingham, B32 2LB Tuesday 29th July 2014 at 11.30 a.m. Funeral Mass:           St Joseph’s Home, 71 Queens Park Road, Harborne, Birmingham B32 2LB Burial:                        … Read more >


    The Catholic Church remains fully committed to its dialogue with the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. For the Catholic Church, the goal of ecumenical dialogue continues to be full visible ecclesial communion. Such full ecclesial communion embraces full … Read more >

  • ‘Tour De Stafford’

    On 18 June Blessed William Howard Catholic High School, along with the five other secondary schools in the Stafford Collegiate group, joined forces for the first ever Tour of Stafford. This was a 15 mile circular route around Stafford linking … Read more >

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RSS Daily Reflections

  • Wednesday 30 July
    Matthew 13:44-46 The discovery of treasure was a favourite theme of ancient stories. We can imagine how people living in poverty would have warmed to stories in which the finding of untold riches transformed the life of the hero. Perhaps we still dream in the same way today as we buy our lottery tickets! Jesus’ parables of the treasure and the pearl have a d



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Parish Boundaries

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

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