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

  • Bishop David McGough and Canon Gerry Breen Installed at Lichfield Cathedral

    Bishop David McGough, auxiliary of Birmingham and Canon Gerry Breen, Dean of St Chad’s Cathedral, have been appointed as Ecumenical Canons of the Anglican Cathedral in Lichfield. The ecumenical appointments are the first in the Cathedral’s history. The Very Rev’d … Read more >

  • Ubi Caritas for Sister Teresa Burke for fifty years of ecumenical work

    Sister Teresa Burke, who has devoted herself to ecumenical work in the Archdiocese for fifty years, has been presented with the Ubi Caritas diocesan award by  Bishop Robert Byrne, on behalf of Archbishop Bernard Longley. Sr Teresa, who’s based at … Read more >

  • Civic Mass, St Chad’s Cathedral, 22 Nov 2015

    The Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Reverend Bernard Longley, has recalled the deadly attacks in Paris in his homily at the annual Civic Mass at St Chad’s Cathedral attended by the city’s civic leaders as well as members of the … Read more >

    Civic Mass 2015
  • The Door of Mercy

    I was not personally excited when Pope Francis announced that a Jubilee Year of Mercy would begin on 8 December. Recently, we have had a lot of special years and events in the Church. Another one felt like overload. Also, … Read more >

  • Harvest Festival

    On October 22. Holy Cross School, Walmley, Sutton Coldfield celebrated a wonderful Harvest Festival Mass which reflected their thanks to God for all His goodness and mercy. Fresh and tinned food had been sent in by the parents and some … Read more >

  • Maryvale Institute’s Graduation Ceremony

    Cardinal Vincent Nichols presented the awards at Maryvale Institute’s graduation ceremony at St Chad’s Cathedral to over two hundred and fifty students from all parts of the world who have completed further or higher education programmes of study during the … Read more >

    Ede & Ravenscroft Group Photo DO NOT PRINT
  • Pinking up Awareness for Breast Cancer Care

    Princethorpe College charity minded Sixth Formers blitzed the school day with a wash of pink costumes all to raise vital cash for Breast Cancer Care. As part of the Charity’s ‘The Big Pink’ drive College students wholeheartedly embraced the theme … Read more >

  • Archbishop Longley offers prayers for Paris attacks

    The Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Reverend Bernard Longley, has offered prayers at St Chad’s Cathedral, for the victims of the attacks in Paris. In his homily at the gathering of the Association of British members of the Lourdes Hospitalité Archbishop … Read more >

  • Funeral Arrangements: Fr Aengus Donlon RIP

    Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr Aengus Gabriel Donlon, priest of the Archdiocese who died on Wednesday 4th November 2015 in hospital in Coventry. His body will be received into Holy Family Church, Parkgate Road, Holbrooks, Coventry CV6 … Read more >


Community-Building Concert in Birmingham

Talented young performers from Birmingham schools are making special appearances in a community-building concert on 2nd December at the Elgar Hall, at the University of Birmingham, with the backing of the 21-member international touring band Gen Verde.


RSS Daily Reflections

  • Sunday 29 November
    Luke 21:25-28, 34-36  •  First Sunday of Advent (C) Advent is a special, holy and anointed season in the Church’s year, during which we rejoice in the first coming of our Saviour Jesus Christ, long for his second and praise the Father for the opportunity to invite the Lord into our lives in a new […]



Bp Pat McKinney at St Chad’s for Mass of Thanksgiving

L-R Bp William Kenney, Bp Robert Byrne, Bp Pat McKinney, Archbp Bernard Longley, Bp David McGough and Bp Philip Pargeter

Catholic Today

Catholic Today

Parish Boundaries

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

parish boundaries