Historic Churches Committee

Committee for Art and Architecture in the Archdiocese of Birmingham

To read the Historic Churches Committee Guide on the ‘Care of Churches’… Click here

The Committee meets on the third Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November. Applications for work in Listed Churches should be sent to the Executive Secretary at least six weeks before the meeting. Faculty applications for works in unlisted churches should be sent at least two weeks before the meeting.

Right Rev Mgr Patrick Kilgarriff
St Joseph’s Presbytery
125 Newtown Road
WR14 1PF

Tel: 01684 574250
Email: [email protected]

Executive Secretary
Rev Fr Brian Doolan
The Presbytery
Friars LaneLower Brailes
OX15 5HU

Tel: 01608 685259
Email: [email protected]

Being a Catholic


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

  • Thursday 26 November
    Luke 21:20-28 There is no escaping it: November is a sombre and sober month. The Church, in its liturgy and especially in the liturgy of the Word, is at pains to remind us of the realities of heaven, hell, purgatory, the second coming, judgement, the final judgement and, oh yes, not forgetting death. It is […]



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