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

  • 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 >

  • Funeral Arrangements – Fr Vincent Royles RIP

    Monday 2nd February 2015 at 7.00 p.m. Reception Mass:      St. Teresa of the Child Jesus, Stone Road, Trent Vale, Stoke on Trent ST4 6SP Priests and deacons please being alb and WHITE stole   Tuesday 3rd February 2015 at 11.30 … Read more >

  • Fr Vincent Royles RIP

    We pray for Fr Vincent Royles, a recently retired priest of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, who died on Sunday 25th January. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

  • Fr Tony Timlin RIP

    Fr Timlin, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, died on Saturday 24th January 2015. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

  • Archbishop prays for Christian Unity at service marking 50th Anniversary of ‘Unitatis Redintegratio’

    At a service last night in Northampton Cathedral, the Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Rev Bernard Longley, said that Unitatis Redintegratio, marked the first time that the “teaching authority, the Magisterium of the Pope and Bishops assembled together, had formally and … Read more >

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  • Weekend of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015

    Weekend of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015 As part of the celebrations to mark 300 years of St. Philips Anglican Cathedral in Birmingham, there is to be a 24 hour vigil of prayer on 24-25 January, 2015 (commencing at 09.00 … Read more >

  • Mass of Thanksgiving for Bp Marcus Stock

    The Bishop of Leeds, the Right Reverend Marcus Stock returned to St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham on Tuesday (13 January) for a Mass of Thanksgiving “not for (his) consecration as a bishop”, but for “the love, support and nurture of (his) … Read more >

    Bp Marcus Stock with ABL, BPP and BRB
  • Memorial Mass for Fr Gerry Hughes sj

    A Memorial Mass is to be celebrated for the repose of the soul of Fr Gerry Hughes sj, in St Chad’s Cathedral. Fr Gerry, writer of the books God of Surprises and In Search of a Way, died at the end of … Read more >

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  • Sunday 1 February
    (B) Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time  •  Mark 1:21-28 There is a dynamism in Mark’s Gospel. It captures the power and authority of Jesus’ ministry. Jesus came to overthrow Satan (see 1 John 3:8). He came to release us from his hold on the human race, to demolish the work of darkness and liberate us […]

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

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