Birmingham Catholic Youth Service

Birmingham Catholic Youth ServiceBCYS is a part of the Kenelm Youth Trust, the trust that encompasses all youth ministry in the Archdiocese of Birmingham. BCYS work specifically in parishes. Our work can be broken down into the following key areas:

Communication – Support – Resources – Events – Training

We support all aspects of parish youth ministry. If there is a way you think we could help you then please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Twitter: @BirminghamCYS

Main office:
Don Bosco House
Coventry Road,
B46 3EA
01675 466912

Coventry and Warwickshire and Birmingham Cathedral Deanery
Maria Bracken, Youth Ministry Co-ordinator
[email protected]

Birmingham and Walsall
Erin Doughty, Youth Ministry Development Worker
[email protected]

Worcestershire and the Black Country
Vicki Chatten, Youth Ministry Development Worker
[email protected]

Currently vacant – contact Maria Bracken.

Rick Netherwood, Youth Ministry Development Worker
[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.


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    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

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Parish Boundaries

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

parish boundaries