Poor Parishes Fund

This charity provides much needed help for poor parishes which are unable to support themselves and for the founding of new parishes. The income is derived from an annual collection taken throughout the diocese and from donations. For further information, contact the Diocesan Treasurer.

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  • Monday 12 October
    Luke 11:29-32 Jesus was dogged throughout his life by demands for signs and then, when he performed them, by questions about in whose authority he acted. This attitude of demanding and insisting is really a cloak for unbelief and hardness of heart. The miracles spoke for themselves and Jesus explained clearly on many occasions that […]



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

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Parish Boundaries

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

parish boundaries