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

  • New book about Priesthood by Dr Judith Champ

    History lecturer at Oscott College, Judith Champ, has brought out a new book on the priesthood, entitled: The Secular Priesthood in England and Wales: History, Mission and Identity. The book has grown out of many years of historical research and … Read more >

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  • Anglican Bishop Venerates Relic at St Chad’s in Birmingham

    The new Anglican Bishop of Lichfield, the Right Reverend Dr Michael Ipgrave, has paid a visit to St Chad’s Catholic Cathedral in Birmingham, to pray and to venerate the relic of St Chad prior to his installation in September.  Welcoming … Read more >

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  • Fr John Harrington – Funeral Arrangements

    Please pray for the Repose of the Soul of Rev John Basil Harrington, Priest of the Archdiocese who died on Thursday 16th June 2016 at St Joseph’s Home, Coleshill The Reception of the Body with Mass will be at: St … Read more >

  • Relics of St Anthony of Padua

    On Saturday 25th June St Chad’s Cathedral will host a visit of the Relics of St Anthony of Padua. The relics will be available for prayer and veneration from 7.00am. Mass will be celebrated at 10.00am and 4.30pm (Vigil for … Read more >

  • Brightlights – National Catholic Youth Event Comes to the Midlands!

    I am delighted to be sharing details of a National Catholic Young Adult event! The Brightlights Festival, which is to be held in the Archdiocese of Birmingham at Alton Castle. It is wonderful that with the increased en-suite facilities at … Read more >

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  • Krakow here we come!

    A group of young people from across the Diocese have attended a media training day to prepare  them for being social media reporters at World Youth Day in Poland in July. A team of nine from the Diocese gathered with … Read more >

  • St Chad’s Cathedral Increase in Visitors During Year of Mercy

    St Chad’s Cathedral is reporting a huge increase in numbers of visitors during the Jubilee Year of Mercy – ten thousand in one recent week.  A Pilgrimage of Mercy has been created around the inside of the Cathedral with pilgrims … Read more >

  • National Award for Volunteers at Harvington Hall, Famous for its Ingenious Priest Hides

    Volunteers who help to run Harvington Hall in Worcestershire, have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Harvington Hall is a beautiful moated manor house with the … Read more >

  • Newman House Jubilee

    Newman House, the residential part of the Catholic Chaplaincy at the University of Birmingham, has celebrated its Golden Jubilee during  a weekend of events.  The highlight was a Mass of thanksgiving; the chief celebrant was Archbishop Bernard Longley.  The celebrations … Read more >


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Lourdes 2016


RSS Daily Reflections

  • Thursday 30 June
    Ordinary Weekday  •  Matthew 9:1-8 Truly and surely among the most beautiful words ever spoken are: ‘Take heart, son; your sins are forgiven’ (v. 2). Have you heard these words for yourself? Have you had a life-changing experience of the Father’s forgiveness? Have you committed a sin which you believed unforgiveable, of which you were […]
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Parish Boundaries

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

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