Diary

Fr Euan Henderson RIP

Pope Francis asks Catholics across Britain to protect and cherish life

Fr Liam O’Connor RIP – Funeral Arrangements

Handing on the Baton

Fr Liam O’Connor, RIP

Funeral Arrangements – Fr Brendan Donlon

PRESS STATEMENT – WOMEN BISHOPS

‘Tour De Stafford’

St Paul’s School for Girls Lourdes Pilgrimage

Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the Diaconate in the Archdiocese

Outstanding Alumni Award

Fr Brendan Donlon, RIP

Invocation Festival helps young Catholics discern role in the Church

Statement from Rabbi Yossi Jacobs and Rabbi Margaret Jacobi

Turning towards God: Christ, His Church, His Sacraments and developing a plan for life

​​Vocation at the Heart of the New Evangelisation​

Cardinal Vincent Nichols Celebrates Episcopal Ordination of New Bishop of Brentwood

Archbishop Longley Celebrates Mass of Thanksgiving for the Cardinal Hume Centre

Two Deacons and Bishop McGough on BBC Radio 4

Fr John Gilbert on BBC Radio Stoke

High Praise for Communitas

Bethlehem to Birmingham; The Story of a Stole

Blessed George Napier School at Lourdes

Faith Based Chaplaincy

Fr Jim Ward’s Funeral Arrangements

Patrick McDermott, 24, from the Archdiocese of Birmingham Lourdes pilgrimage

Fraser Long, Head Teacher of Blessed George Napier Secondary School, Banbury on BBC Oxford

Fr Jim Ward RIP

50th Anniversary of Lollipop Express Crash

Live streaming from the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Catholics and Anglicans hold an hour of prayer to support Pope’s visit to the Holy Land

The Joy of the Gospel – Then and Now *UPDATED*

Archbishop Longley’s words of welcome ahead of the Episopal Ordination of Robert Byrne as a new Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham

Apostolic Nuncio brings “thanks and prayers” of Pope Francis to New Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham

Cardinal welcomes new bishop as “God’s gift to us”

Prayer Vigil for Fr Robert Byrne’s Episcopal Ordination

Newman University Installs Inaugural Chancellor

Leadership Through Dance

The Joy of the Gospel in the Homily

Master Chef Comes to St Paul’s

TMYG Supports Teenage Cancer Trust

Statement from the Chairman of the Catholic Education Service

Towards the Synod of the Family Lecture

Tribute to Dr Mohammed Naseem, RIP

Deacon Peter Seeney, RIP

Easter Monday Mass, 21 April 2014

Easter Sunday April 20th, 2014

Easter Vigil 19th April, 2014

Chrism Mass, 16th April, 2014

Palm Sunday 14.3.14

Sights and Sounds of Recusant England

Fairtrade Fortnight

Worldwide telecasts in April 2014, presided by Pope Francis

Pupils are Left Holding the Baby

Sustainability and Recycling Project

The Priestly Ordination of Fr Long Hoang Nguyen in St Joseph’s Malvern

A Warm Welcome to our New Bishop

Mass of Welcome to Cardinal Vincent Nichols

Newman University installs inaugural Chancellor

March for Life

Canon Gerard Hanlon RIP

Fr Joseph McKenna RIP

Pastoral Letter for 15/16 March, Second Sunday of Lent

New Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Birmingham

Canon Gerard Hanlon RIP

Rite of Election, March 9, 2014

Coventry Seminarian Serves at Mass with Pope Francis

The First Andrew Robinson Winter Camp Braves Storms for 43 VIP Children

Diamond Jubilee of Ordination

Archbishop Bernard Longley Visits Soup Kitchen

Canon Anthony Allport RIP

Canon John Redford Memorial Mass

Kidlington Student Priest Serves at Mass with Pope Francis

Cardinal Nichols and Archbishop Bernard Longley

Archbishop of Birmingham celebrates with new Cardinal Vincent Nichols

St Chad’s Choral Outreach

Opening of Regenerated Community Hall, West Bromwich

Fr Timothy Francis Burke 90 Years Young!

Newly Ordained Deacons Receive Their Certificates at Oscott

Mass for Religious, 1st February, 2014

Celebrating the Ordination of a New Bishop for the Diocese of Plymouth

Bishops call for prayer and for international pressure as Supreme Court of Israel Hearing into Cremisan Valley starts

Funeral arrangements for Fr Archibald Snell

Celebrating the Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity, Archbishop Bernard speaks at Coventry Cathedral

Fr Joseph McKenna RIP

Fr Archie Snell RIP

Archbishop Vincent Nichols made a Cardinal by Pope Francis

Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham establishes Convent of the Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Maryvale

Pastoral Letter on the Feast of the Holy Family, 29 Dec, 2013

Archbishop Bernard’s Christmas Message

Record Amount of Shoe Boxes for Christmas Appeal

Senior Citizens Christmas Party at St John Wall School

Crackley Pupils’ Christmas Designs Raise Cash for Philippines Disaster

A Journey to Italy

Chaplain at Sea

English College Rome Experience

Civic Mass, St Chad’s Cathedral, 24.11.13

Canon John Redford RIP

The Archdiocese Celebrates the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Beatification of Blessed Dominic Barberi

Coventry Deanery Pilgrimage Mass

Congratulations to Kevin Caffrey MBE

Canon John Redford RIP

Questionnaire on Family Life

Maryvale Institute – Trustee’s Statement

For Theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven!

Visit of Archbishop to St Thomas More Catholic College

Blessed Dominic Barberi – The Glory of the Blessed

Statement from Birmingham Faith Leaders’ Group Recent Terrorist Attacks in Nairobi and Peshawar

Honorary Canon

Fr Alan Holtham RIP

REFLECTIONS FROM WORLD YOUTH DAY 2013 IN RIO

END OF AN ERA, EVE OF A NEW ERA – MAKING THE MOVE

VICKI’S UGANDA MISSION

PETER JENNINGS RIP

ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY HOPES THE CHURCH WILL SOON RECOGNISE BLESSED DOMINIC BARBERI AND BLESSED JOHN HENRY NEWMAN AS SAINTS

Ordinations to the Priesthood and Diaconate

VATICAN MESSAGE TO MUSLIMS WORLDWIDE

A REFLECTION BY ARCHBISHOP VINCENT NICHOLS

ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY BLESSES NEW BUILDING AT OXFORD ORATORY

The Last Installment!

ADMIRATION FOR THE FAITH OF YOUNG PILGRIMS – ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY REFLECTS ON WYD IN RIO

Sunday – Go, Do not be afraid, Serve

Saturday – Papal Mass

Friday – ‘Start spreading the good news’

‘Come, follow me’

Wednesday – Inspiring Words

Tuesday – ‘Go and Make Disciples of all Nations’

Monday – onto Rio

High Emotions

WYD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY

An Amazing Experience!

Arrived safely!

And we’re off!!

The 5759 mile pilgrimage…

BIRMINGHAM SENDS THE LARGEST DIOCESAN DELEGATION FROM THE UK TO WORLD YOUTH DAY

PROCESSION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT WALSALL

FRIENDS OF THE HOLY LAND NATIONAL GATHERING

LETTER FROM CARDINAL JEAN-LOUIS TAURAN

CONGRATULATIONS ANGELA WHELAN OBE

IS THE GOOD SAMARITAN DEAD OR RETIRED

WHERE CHRISTIANITY AND SIKHISM MEET

UBI CARITAS AWARD FOR MUSIC

SECOND SATURDAY CONVENTION – THE EVANGELISATION IN ACTION

Mike Stanley RIP

Birmingham Condemns Woolwich Murder

CAFOD WORK TO ENSURE THE G8 LEADERS HEAR THEIR DEMANDS

3 PEAKS CHALLENGE

A NEW LOOK FOR ST MICHAEL’S

PERMANENT DEACONS SERVE THE CHURCH IN A SPECIAL WAY

VIEWPOINT: POPE FRANCIS, JESUIT SPIRITUALITY AND REFORM OF THE ROMAN CURIA

THE KENELM CHALLENGE

BLESSED DOMINIC BARBERI ON THE CROSS AND THE RESURRECTION

ARCHBISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM REITERATES THE CATHOLIC CHURCH’S OPPOSITION TO SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

“WE MUST WITNESS THE TRUTH OF CHRIST’S RISING FROM THE DEAD” – ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY DURING THE EASTER VIGIL

PRAYERS FOR POPE FRANCIS AND NEW ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY AT THE CONCLUSION OF GOOD FRIDAY WALK OF WITNESS IN BIRMINGHAM

“WE ARE UNITED WITH CHRISTIANS WHO SUFFER BECAUSE OF THEIR FAITH IN THE CROSS” – ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY DURING GOOD FRIDAY LITURGY.

“THE WASHING OF FEET BY JESUS DEMONSTRATES THE RADICAL NATURE OF HIS SERVICE” – ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY DURING MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER

“THE CHURCH IS IN CONSTANT NEED OF PURIFICATION AND RENEWAL” – ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY AT CHRISM MASS

Don’t Miss Out! Pope Francis Edition of Faith Today available to order now

A POPE LIKE NO OTHER

A PLACE IN HISTORY

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES

NO ONE EXPECTED WHITE SMOKE THIS SOON!

MESSAGE OF WELCOME ON ELECTION OF POPE FRANCIS FROM ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY

Who’s in the running?

Black smoke this morning

The world has come to Rome

WALSALL PARISHIONERS JOIN CONCLAVE

MESSAGE FROM THE ARCHBISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM IN RESPONSE TO MURDER OF SCHOOLGIRL, CHRISTINA EDKINS

YEAR OF FAITH WORKSHOP

FATHER HUDSON’S BALL

GENERATION BENEDICT

BIRMINGHAM ARCHBISHOP’S BLESSING STARTS WALK OF WITNESS AGAINST HUNGER

“WE THANK GOD FOR THE WITNESS AND MINISTRY OF POPE BENEDICT” – ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY

VIEWPOINT: THE NEW POPE – A SURPRISE CHOICE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT!

THE EXAMPLE OF POPE BENEDICT WILL INSPIRE US IN THE YEARS TO COME, SAYS ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY BERNARD DURING RITE OF ELECTION

ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY HOSTS INAUGURAL MEETING OF ETHNIC CHAPLAINCY GROUP IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF BIRMINGHAM

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE RESIGNATION OF POPE BENEDICT XVI, STATEMENT BY THE MOST REVEREND BERNARD LONGLEY, ARCHBISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM

POPE BENEDICT XVI ANNOUNCES HIS RESIGNATION

TEAM GB OLYMPIC GYMNASTIC BRONZE MEDAL WINNER OPENS ST CHAD BUILDING AT NEWMAN UNIVERSITY BIRMINGHAM

Progress Report from Archbishop Bernard Longley

Year of Faith Evangelisation Workshops

NEW RECTOR OF OSCOTT COLLEGE, APPOINTED BY ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY

ARCHBISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM, STATEMENT ON KILLING OF TWO BIG ISSUE SELLERS IN BIRMINGHAM CITY CENTRE

THE RELICS OF DON BOSCO DRAW PILGRIMS OF ALL AGES TO ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL, BIRMINGHAM – Archbishop Longley tells young pilgrims “Do not be afraid!”

YOUNG PILGRIMS FLOCK TO VISIT RELICS OF ST JOHN BOSCO AT ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL, BIRMINGHAM

ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY TRIBUTE TO FR PATRICK DALY, NEW GENERAL SECRETARY OF COMECE, DURING FAREWELL MASS IN WOLVERHAMPTON

ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD OF FATHER DAVID DORAN, AT ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL, BIRMINGHAM

THE GOVERNMENT’S INTENTION TO LEGISLATE FOR SAME-SEX MARRIAGE WOULD UNDERMINE THE CHRISTIAN VIEW OF THE FAMILY STATES ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY

CREATE NEW JOBS IN THE WEST MIDLANDS URGED ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY DURING MIDNIGHT MASS HOMILY

“THE CRIB IS THE PLACE TO REFLECT ON OUR CALLING” – ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY CHRISTMAS VISIT TO ST JOSEPH’S HOME, BIRMINGHAM

“Where’s the Baby Jesus?”

Black Madonna Ikon at St Chad’s

Sacred Heart: Henley-on-Thames, Parish History

CARDINAL NEWMAN’S DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY – ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY

ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY COMMENDS THE 2012 NATIVITY TRAIL AT BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

IT CANNOT BE PRESUMED THAT EVERYONE IS IN FAVOUR OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE” – ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY AT CIVIC MASS

ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL ANNUAL ASSOCIATION DINNER CELEBRATES BICENTENARY OF ITS ARCHITECT AUGUSTUS WELBY PUGIN

Introducing the Year of Faith at St John Bosco School

Run for Rio

Consecration of St Francis Xavier Church, Oldbury

PILGRIMS VENERATE ICON OF OUR LADY OF CZESTOCHOWA AT SAINT CHAD’S CATHEDRAL, BIRMINGHAM

NEW ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY “A STRONG ALLY IN THE WORK OF EVANGELIZATION” – ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY

ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY CELEBRATES MASS FOR ASSOCIATION OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE DIRECTORS OF GREAT BRITAIN ANNUAL CONFERENCE

VATICAN COMMEMORATIVE COVER MARKS 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF OPENING OF SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL IN 1962

Mass for the New Evangelization

Launch Mass 14.10.12

SYNOD ON NEW EVANGELISATION HAS PUT FRESH WIND IN THE SAILS OF EACH BISHOP – ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY

THE NEW EVANGELIZATION OF HEARTS AND MINDS – ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY INTERVIEW WITH ZENIT IN ROME

“WE ENCOURAGED THE SYNOD FATHERS TO PRAY FOR A NEW PENTECOST FOR THE WHOLE CHURCH” – Archbishop Longley

PRESSMEN CHEER THE POPE, REPORTED THE UNIVERSE AND CATHOLIC TIMES, 19 OCTOBER 1962

“MAY BLESSED JOHN HENRY NEWMAN AND BLESSED DOMINIC BARBERI ENCOURAGE US IN THE TASK OF NEW EVANGELIZATION” – ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY

Double Celebrations at St Joseph’s

ARCHBISHOPS BERNARD AND VINCENT LOOK AT CATHOLIC HERALD REPORT OF OPENING OF SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL 50 YEARS AGO

Statement by the Birmingham Faith Leaders’ Group on the Balance of Freedom and Responsibility in Society

ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF SPECIAL COMMISSION ON OVERSEAS SEMINARIES

ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD OF FATHER ROGER RAVEN BY ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY

POPE BENEDICT APPOINTS ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY AS A SYNOD FATHER ON NEW EVANGELISATION

Missing the Maestro of Mirth

BISHOP WILLIAM KENNEY CP CELEBRATES THANKSGIVING MASS FOR SILVER JUBILEE OF EPISCOPAL ORDINATION

ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY MASS AND CONFIRMATION AT OUR LADY OF FATIMA, QUINTON

Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate of Jack Foxall and Peter Middleton

Year of Faith Logo

OLYMPIC STAMP OF APPROVAL FROM ARCHBISHOPS

Ordination of Craig Fullard, St Joseph’s, Wolverhampton

ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY PRAISES POSITIVE IMPACT OF LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES

Priestly Ordination of Fr Michael Glover

RELIC OF THE HEART OF ST JOHN VIANNEY

Invocation 2012

80th Anniversary of the Consecration of St Mary & St Benedict’s Church

Doorway to Faith

Blessed Dominic Barberi and the Year of Faith

The Door of Faith

Year of Faith

FLAME OF FAITH

ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY ENCOURAGES RESTORE IN ITS WORK SUPPORTING REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS

Study Day on the Pastoral Consultation Document of the Archdiocese of Birmingham

Same sex marriage

5.6.12 THE QUEEN’S FAITH LIES AT THE HEART OF HER SERVICE

4.6.12 Jubilee homily by Archbishop Bernard Longley

26.5.12 DON MACLEAN INVESTED AS A KNIGHT OF THE PONTIFICAL EQUESTRIAN ORDER OF POPE SAINT SYLVESTER

Novenas delivered right to your inbox

Maryvale Director to speak at Leeds Trinity University College Conference on New Evangelisation

23.4.12 Discussion document on Lent 2012 Pastoral Letter

22.4.12 AN HISTORIC MOMENT IN THE LIFE OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

Applications open for the Certificate and Diploma in the New Evangelisation

9.4.12 MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE GO SIDE BY SIDE IN THE CHRISTIAN TRADITION

7.4.12 Easter Vigil at St Chad’s

6.4.12 Good Friday Walk of Witness

4.4.12 CHRISM MASS AT ST CHAD’S

Invocation Festival 2012

22.3.12 Pastoral Letter for 5th Sunday of Lent

13.3.12 Maryvale Buckfast August Summer Schools 2012

Maryvale Buckfast Summer Schools 2012

12.3.12 THE IMPORTANCE OF CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE

To leave a message regarding the conviction of Bede Walsh

Funds much needed for urgent repairs on this beautiful church

2.3.12 INSPIRATIONAL VISIT BY THE PAPAL NUNCIO TO THE ARCHDIOCESE OF BIRMINGHAM

1.3.12 PUGIN BICENTENARY CELEBRATIONS AT ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL BIRMINGHAM

26.2.12 THE RITE OF ELECTION, IN ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL

26.2.12 BISHOP WILLIAM KENNEY’S SPECIAL VISIT TO ST JOHN’S PARISH, BANBURY

24.2.12 POPE BENEDICT APPOINTS VICAR GENERAL OF ARCHDIOCESE OF BIRMINGHAM, PRELATE OF HONOUR

19.2.12 COACH CRASH TRAGEDY IN NORTHERN FRANCE

19.2.12 Special Visit to All Souls Parish in Coventry

18.2.12 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY CELEBRATES MASS FOR RELIGIOUS

12.2.12 Special visit to St Giles’ Cheadle, Staffordshire

Bishops produce ‘faith cards’ for Catholics

7.2.12 BEDE WALSH

The Sower magazine for Catechists and Evangelists

Lenten podcast

3.2.12 Distinguish secularism from secularisation says Archbishop Longley at Crossing the Threshold Conference in Birmingham

Exciting new catechesis for children

Welcome

28.1.12 MASS OF THANKSGIVING IN WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL FOR WORK OF CAFOD OVER 50 YEARS

24.1.12 REQUIEM MASS FOR FATHER GREGORY WINTERTON FOLLOWED BY BURIAL AT REDNAL

23.1.12 FATHER GREGORY WINTERTON RECEPTION OF BODY INTO THE ORATORY CHURCH, BIRMINGHAM

BIRMINGHAM – 17/01/12 – The Beauty of Complementarity

Parish Priest

12.1.12 CATHOLICS IN GAZA

3.1.12 Christmas Message

25.12.11 CHRISTIANITY OFFERS SOMETHING UNIQUE FOR THE COMMON GOOD

23.12.11 ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY CHRISTMAS VISIT TO LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR IN BIRMINGHAM

Maryvale Deputy Director given Vatican Appointment

Crossing the Threshold – outreach to lapsed Catholics

08.12.11 VICAR GENERAL INSTALLED AS CANON OF ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL, BIRMINGHAM

MARYVALE GRADUATIONS

Catholics needed to help with the Olympics

29.11.11 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY COMMENDS NATIVITY TRAIL AT BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

THE INSIDE STORY – THE NEW TRANSLATION OF THE ROMAN MISSAL PUBLISHED BY CTS

23.11.11 ST JOHN FISHER – ARCHBISHOP NICHOLS TURNS THEOLOGICAL THESIS INTO THOUGHT-PROVING PAPERBACK

22.11.11 BIRMINGHAM FAITH MAP WEBSITE LAUNCHED

CARE FOR THOSE WHO ARE MOST VULNERABLE

Cardinal Griffin School Receives 50th Anniversary Portrait

ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY COMMENDS THE WORK OF ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL ASSOCIATION

The Beauty of Complimentarity

CHRISTMAS STAMP OF APPROVAL FROM ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY

ORATORY FUNERAL FOR GEOFF JONES, STALWART OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN BIRMINGHAM

KEVIN CAFFREY AWARDED BENEMERENTI MEDAL AFTER 20 YEARS AS DIRECTOR OF FATHER HUDSON’S SOCIETY

PERSEVERANCE IS ESSENTIAL WHERE MATTERS OF JUSTICE AND PEACE ARE CONCERNED

9.10.11 DR PATRICIA CROSBY INVESTED AS DAME OF EQUESTRIAN ORDER OF POPE SAINT SYLVESTER

Certificate and Diploma in Evangelisation

Maryvale Certificate in Catechesis

Pure in Heart Weekend – Carlingford Ireland 21st – 23rd October

25.9.11 PASTORAL LETTER FROM THE MOST REVEREND BERNARD LONGLEY, ARCHBISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM

24.9.11 “BIG BIBLE STUDY” IN WORCESTER CATHEDRAL

Inauguration of John Henry Newman Institute of Liturgical Music

SUITE OF MEMORIES AS ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY BLESSES NEW LIBRARY AND ICT SUITE

Bridgettines Celebrate 100 years of Existence

19.9.11 EMOTIONAL FUNERAL MASS FOR MONSIGNOR THOMAS FALLON

18.9.11 MASS OF THANKSGIVING IN WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL

18.9.11 AN IMAGE OF HOPE FOR THE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

12.9.11 FUTURE GOALS FOR INTER-FAITH RELATIONS

Resources for Catechesis

ECHOES resource

ANCHOR training day at Maryvale Institute

4.9.11 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY RECALLS HEROISM OF ENGLISH MARTYRS DURING HARVINGTON PILGRIMAGE MAS

BLESSED JOHN HENRY NEWMAN’S THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS IN WORCESTER CATHEDRAL

Polish Catholic Mission Rector visits Wolverhampton Polish Church

Schola Gregoriana holds ‘Chant weekend’

14.8.11 UNITED BIRMINGHAM – ONE CITY – ONE VOICE FOR PEACE

Top Vatican Official at Walsall Parish

23.7.11 ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY PRAYS FOR THE FAMILIES OF THOSE MURDERED IN NORWAY

17.7.11 Archbp Longley ordains five deacons to the Permanent Diaconate

The Parish of St Joseph & St Etheldreda, Rugeley welcomes His Grace the Archbishop of Birmingham Bernard Longley.

2.7.11 Craig Szmidt ordained to the Priesthood

1.7.11 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY VISITS BIRMINGHAM CENTRAL MOSQUE

MARYVALE CERTIFICATE IN RCIA CATECHESIS

28.6.11 NEW ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE ROMAN MISSAL – ABBOT CUTHBERT JOHNSON, OSB

27.6.11 DAY FOR LIFE 2011 ON THE MEANING OF HAPPINESS

25.6.11 Diaconate Ordination Mass at Oscott College

23.6.11 CATHOLIC SOCIETY AT BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY HOSTS ECUMENICAL AND INTER-FAITH DINNER

19.6.11 ‘OPEN YOUR HEARTS IN PRAYER’ – PAPAL NUNCIO CHALLENGE TO YOUNG PEOPLE AT INVOCATION 2011

Father Duggan Celebrates Diamond Jubilee

12.6.11 HOLY SEE ERECTS MARYVALE INSTITUTE AS FIRST HIGHER INSTITUTE OF RELIGIOUS SCIENCES IN THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD

12.6.11 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY ORDAINS EIGHT PRIESTS FOR THE ORDINARIATE

10.8.11 APPEAL TO CATHOLICS FROM ARCHBISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM

9.6.11 Archbishop Bernard Longley speaks movingly about Sir Edward Elgar

26.5.11 SAINT PHILIP NERI IS AN EXAMPLE OF HOW TO EVANGELISE

25.5.11 BISHOP KENNEY PRESENTS WORKSHOP DURING WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES ECUMENICAL PEACE CONVOCATION IN JAMAICA

17.5.11 MY HOPES FOR ARCIC III – ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY, CO-CHAIRMAN

14.05.11 ROAD SHOW OPENS IN BIRMINGHAM SHOWCASING AN ARRAY OF CATHOLIC ARTISTIC TALENT

25.4.11 Easter Monday Men’s Mass

22.4.11 GOOD FRIDAY WALK OF WITNESS IN BIRMINGHAM

17.4.11 BLESSING OF PALMS BY ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY AT ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL

7.4.11 YOUNG PEOPLE DESERVE ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITIES FOR A PURPOSEFUL AND FULFILLING LIFE

3.4.11 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY CELEBRATES MASS FOR PEACE IN PAKISTAN

1.4.11 RECORD NUMBERS WELCOMED DURING RITE OF ELECTION AT ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL

29.3.11 The Duke of Kent visits Harvington Hall

26.3.11 PILGRIMS PACK WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL TO CELEBRATE 950th ANNIVERSARY OF THE SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM

24.3.11 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY QUESTIONS COALITION GOVERNMENT DECISION TO LEAVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OUT OF THE ENGLISH BACCALAUREATE

23.3.11 THE FAMILY IS THE BUILDING-BLOCK OF SOCIETY

21.3.11 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY AND ANGLICAN BISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM GIVE 2011 CADBURY LECTURES AT BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY

CODSALL – Centenarian still attends Women’s World Day of Prayer Meetings

John Henry Newman: Theologian for the Contemporary Church

13.3.11 THE FAITH AND LEGACY OF ST PATRICK

The New Translation of the Missal

2.3.11 FEAST OF ST CHAD

Diocesan Oscar Romero Mass

7.2.11 SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WORK AND PENSIONS VISITS ST CHAD’S SANCTUARY, BIRMINGHAM

29.1.11 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY THANKS LOURDES DOCTORS

Father Colin Fortune SCJ 1949-2010

21.1.11 ARCHBISHOP SURPRISES FORMER CATHEDRAL ADMINISTRATOR

17.1.11 POPE BENEDICT’S HOLY LAND PLEAS FALL ON DEAF EARS

Welcome to a weekend’s chant.

15.1.11 PERSONAL ORDINARIATE UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF BLESSED JOHN HENRY NEWMAN

8.1.11 THANKSGIVING TINGED WITH SADNESS AS POOR CLARES LEAVE BADDESLEY CLINTON

Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus

8.12.10 VISIT OF HOLY FATHER HAS GIVEN US FRESH COURAGE

1.12.10 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY COMMENDS THE NATIVITY TRAIL AT BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

30.11.10 CHILLING REALITY OF THE APPALLING SITUATION FACED BY CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ TODAY

21.11.10 NEW ORDINARITE FOR ANGLICANS WILL NOT UNDERMINE GOOD ECUMENICAL RELATIONS

Christmas Mass Times

ISOLATION, ONE OF THE CHIEF ILLS OF MODERN SOCIETY

This week’s Bulletin

Weekly Newsletter

23.10.10 ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY BLESSES PLAQUE TO OXFORD MARTYR BLESSED GEORGE NAPIER

Pope Benedict writes to thank Archbishop Longley

22.10.10 JAMES ROBINSON FOUND GUILTY

Consecration of St. Christopher’s Catholic Church, Codsall

Walsall Deanery Vocations Holy Mass

Wolverhampton MP Emma Reynolds attends special CAFOD Event

Papal Astronomer visits Cardinal Griffin Catholic High School

St Patrick’s School, Wolverhampton celebrates 40 years

11.10.10 OFFICIAL RECORD OF PAPAL VISIT PRESENTED AT THE BIRMINGHAM ORATORY

9.10.10 ARCHBISHOP VINCENT NICHOLS LAUNCHES OFFICIAL PAPAL VISIT BOOK

CAFOD Director visits Stone and praises local fund-raising

19.9.10 Pope Benedict Beatifies John Henry Newman

14.9.10 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY TAKES TIME OUT TO VISIT ALDRIDGE SCHOOL

13.9.10 Archbishop Bernard Longley is shown round Cofton Park

28.07.10 DAY FOR LIFE 2010 – IMAGE OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE AT ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL BIRMINGHAM

28.07.10 STAMP OF APPROVAL FOR CARDINAL NEWMAN AND THE PAPAL VISIT

28.7.10 DEACON JACK SULLIVAN TO PROCLAIM GOSPEL AT MASS FOR CARDINAL NEWMAN BEATIFICATION

17.7.10 FR MICHAEL PULJIC ORDAINED TO THE SACRED PRIESTHOOD BY ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY, By Peter Jennings

10.7.10 FORMER TAOISEACH OF IRELAND, JOHN BRUTON, INSPIRES DELEGATES AT THE EUROPEAN LAITY FORUM HELD AT ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL, BIRMINGHAM. By Peter Jennings

9.7.10 LORD PATTEN VISITS THE SITE OF PAPAL MASS IN BIRMINGHAM PARK AND THE BIRMINGHAM ORATORY

08.07.10 POPE BENEDICT LOOKING FORWARD TO THE BEATIFICATION OF CARDINAL NEWMAN IN BIRMINGHAM

7.7.10 VISITORS FROM ROME AT COFTON PARK, BIRMINGHAM

4.7.10 FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF CARDINAL NEWMAN, by Peter Jennings

23.6.10 BEATIFICATION OF CARDINAL NEWMAN AT COFTON PARK, BIRMINGHAM

22.6.10 ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY AT AUGUSTINIAN PARISH IN BIRMINGHAM

The Archdiocese of Birmingham wishes to appoint a Director of its Catholic Youth Service

CAFOD Sponsored Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela – September 2010

26.5.10 ARCHBISHOPS OF WESTMINSTER AND BIRMINGHAM COMPARE CHARACTERISTICS OF ST PHILIP NERI AND CARDINAL NEWMAN

16.5.10 POPE BENEDICT HONOURS TWO LONG-SERVING PARISH PRIESTS

Diocesan Archives Launches New Website

13.5.10 Young Christian Workers thanked for “building a more fair and just society”

4.5.10 CARDINAL PELL COMMENDS NEW ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE MISSAL

30/04/2010 – YOUTH CONSULTATION

23.4.10 CATHOLIC BISHOPS AND INTERRELIGIOUS LEADERS TO ENGAGE NEW GOVERNMENT TOGETHER ON ISSUES OF COMMON CONCERN

15.4.10 CATHOLIC BIRMINGHAM UNITES WITH ITS STRICKEN POLISH COMMUNITY

5.4.10 CHURCH MUST FIND NEW WAYS TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE SAYS ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY

2.4.10 GOOD FRIDAY WALK OF WITNESS IN BIRMINGHAM ATTRACTS ATTENTION OF LOCAL MEDIA , by Peter Jennings

2.4.10 Archbishop Bernard Longley to lead Good Friday March of Witness

31.3.10 POWERFUL CHRISM REDEDICATION OF BIRMINGHAM’S PRIESTS IN FACE OF THE ABUSE SCANDALS IN THE WIDER CATHOLIC CHURCH

24.3.10 SPECIAL MASS TO MARK 30th ANNIVERSARY OF DEATH OF ARCHBISHOP OSCAR

21.3.10 PASTORAL LETTER OF POPE BENEDICT XVI TO THE CATHOLICS OF IRELAND

20.03.10 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY VISITS ST CHAD’S SANCTUARY

19.3.10 Press Conference re Papal Visit to the Archdiocese of Birmingham

POPE BENEDICT XVI TO BEATIFY CARDINAL NEWMAN AT COVENTRY AIRPORT

2.3.10 ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY MEETS LOCAL MEDIA AHEAD OF THE POPE’S EXPECTED VISIT

15.2.10 The Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, received an honorary doctoral degree from Birmingham City

9.2.10 ARCHBISHOP LONGLEY ENCOURAGES HIS PRIESTS

25.1.10 Ordination to the Priesthood of Fr Roger Peck

18.01.10 MAKE PLIGHT OF CHRISTIANS IN PALESTINE A GENERAL ELECTION ISSUE

16.1.10 ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY MEETS THE NEW ENGLISH ORCHESTRA

12.1.10 THE FUNERAL MASS FOR MGR TOM GAVIN

OBITUARY – THE RIGHT REVEREND MONSIGNOR CANON THOMAS JOSEPH GAVIN, MA

ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY ASSURES

25.12.09 ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY CELEBRATES HIS FIRST CHRISTMAS MIDNIGHT MASS AT ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL, BIRMINGHAM

24.12.09 ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY CELEBRATES MASS ON CHRISTMAS EVE

13.12.09 ARCHBISHOP BERNARD LONGLEY AT ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY CAROL SERVICE

Saint Wulstan’s News

07.12.09 Archbishop-elect Longley Presides at Solemn Vespers in St Chad’s Cathedral

Archbishop-elect Longley’s Homily at First Vespers of the Immaculate Conception in St Chad’s Cathedral.

The National College supports leadership succession planning in faith schools.

St Marie’s Catholic Schools

Roman Catholic Prison Chaplains

27.11.09 The Nativity Trail at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

27.11.09 Novena of Prayer

19.11.09 Impressions and experiences by Deacon Jack Sullivan

14.11.09 Mass to launch the Friends of the Holy Land

Parish Christmas Bazaar

Weekly Newsletter

06.11.09 Archbishop Nichols commends the virtues of Cardinal Newman at Multi-faith event in Birmingham

New parish web site

Adopt a Charity 2010

30.10.09 Birmingham Justice and Peace Assembly Focus on the Global Financial Crisis and Action at Parish Level

Christmas Bazaar 2009

Youth Guilds

16.10.09 A wonderful Mass of Thanksgiving and emotional goodbye for the visit of the Relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux

01.10.09 Pope Benedict XVI appoints new Archbishop of Birmingham

21.09.09 Relics of St Teresa of the Child Jesus visit Coleshill

19.09.09 Relics visited by more than 11,000 people at St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham

19.09.09 BISHOP KENNEY CALLS FOR CONTROLLED IMMIGRATION INTO EUROPE FORM AFRICA

18.09.09 GOLDEN JUBILEE OF SAINT ROSE OF LIMA PARISH CHURCH IN BIRMINGHAM

13.09.09 PRESS RELEASE: Deacon Jack Sullivan – Miraculously cured through the intercession of Cardinal Newman – To visit England in November

03.09.09 Funeral of a brave young soldier who gave his life trying to save his commander

Relics of St Teresa of the Child Jesus come to Coleshill

New Free Job Vacancy Advertising Facility for Schools on Archdiocesan Website

Pope Benedict XVI proclaims a Year for Priests

Bishop Philip Pargeter, the tireless Pastor, retires

Newman Beatifiction planned in Archdiocese of Birmingham, 2010

Bishop Leo McCartie celebrates the diamond jubilee of his ordination to the priesthood

Bishop Leo McCartie celebrates 60 Years a priest

Relics of St Therese of Lisieux to visit Archdiocese of Birmimgham

Archbishop Nichols launches Year for Priests at Oscott College

Archbishop Nichols

Miracle for Cardinal Newman beatification

Funeral mass for archbishop Maurice Couve de Murville

Death of the most reverend Maurice Couve de Murville, archbishop emeritus of Birmingham, 1929-2007

Bishop William Kenney to chair major international body working to control sale of small arms

Denis and Valerie riches invested as Knight and Dame of St Gregory the Great

Scout Guild mass in Birmingham

Birmingham mass for Mother Teresa

Faiths for the City

New insight on Newman’s time at propaganda fide in Rome revealed by postulator during book launch at the Birmingham Oratory

The government endorses the crucial role played by faith schools in England

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Invocation National Festival

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    Matthew 13:31-35 The mustard seed is nature’s version of ‘good gifts in small parcels’. It was the smallest seed used by Palestinian farmers, yet, conditions permitting, could produce a tree over ten feet tall. The smallness, hiddenness and insignificance of the seed belied its power to produce fruit. Yeast is also rather like this. Although its presence is

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