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

  • Free Christmas Dinner for Homeless in the City of Birmingham

    On Saturday 20th December, St George’s Hub in Birmingham will open its doors to around 200 homeless guests for a free Christmas dinner and all the trimmings. The St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP) based at the parish of Our … Read more >

  • A Christmas Oratorio

    The Photo is of a Christmas Oratorio taken in the late 1950’s. The school, St Mary’s The Mount, Walsall put on the Oratorio for 3 days just before Christmas. The production and the creative inspiration was the work of Mr … Read more >

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  • Fr Gabby at The Abbey

    The weekend of November 29/30 Erdington Abbey had the visitation by Bishop Robert and he was very impressed with the Abbey and the Mass attendance. The following weekend we had our Christmas Fayre where part of the highlight is me being … Read more >

  • Youth Chaplaincy

    Last year Bishop Challoner Catholic College, celebrated its diamond jubilee. Although we had a beautiful Mass celebrated by the Archbishop unfortunately due to his prior commitments he could not visit the school at this time, so this term we arranged … Read more >

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  • Coventry Christmas Crib Dedication 2014

    The Blessing of the Crib in Coventry City Centre took place on the first Sunday of Advent at 4pm in Coventry City Centre Upper Precinct. The service was led by Canon Garry Byrne, the Dean of the Coventry Deanery. As … Read more >

  • Crackley’s Christmas Service

    Crackley Hall’s Key Stage 2 Christmas Service marked the last of four separate concerts held in the space of one week; and what a rapturous finale it proved to be. Once again Crackley Hall performed in the glorious setting of … Read more >

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  • WW1 and the Mass in the Trenches

    This term the children and staff of St Joseph’s, Nechells, Birmingham have been focusing on WWI with a theme of Peace and Reconciliation. Our curriculum has all been centered around the events of 100 years ago. We have had visitors … Read more >

  • Our Advent Tree

    As well as a beautiful Advent Wreath, calendars and our Advent-themed prayer tables in class, at St Mary’s in Evesham we also have our very special Advent Tree. Several years ago we read (in ‘Catholic Today’ of course!) of another … Read more >

  • Youth Concert

    The Youth Concert was advertised several weeks ago in the Church Bulletin at Saint Joseph’s R.C. Church, Newtown Road. This year it was to take place in the School Hall, instead of the church, as in previous year. I always … Read more >


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RSS Daily Reflections

  • Saturday 20 December
    Luke 1:26-38 ‘O Key of David and Sceptre of Israel, what you open no one else can close again; what you close no one can open. O come to lead the captives free from prison; free those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.’ ‘But when the time had fully come, God […]



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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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