Friends of the Holy Land conference

Archbishop Bernard Longley was the co-chair of a recent gathering of the ecumenical charity, Friends of the Holy Land,  hosted by the Church of England at Lambeth Palace. The charity supports and helps  Christian people and communities in the Holy … Read more >

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Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary

Whilst the debate on whether Shakespeare was Catholic continues, the weekend of the 23 April saw thousands flocking to Stratford-upon-Avon to mark the 400th anniversary of the death. Townsfolk and tourists lined the streets to watch the annual birthday parade … Read more >

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To be a Pilgrim…

In a post Easter moment of inspiration I decided to race around the Archdiocese to the seven designated places of pilgrimage for the Year of Mercy. I can’t recommend the experience highly enough! In each place I experienced something unexpected … Read more >

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The Oratory

The Oratory in Birmingham has reported a significant increase in the number of people partaking in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, during the Year of Mercy. The Oratory is a designated place of pilgrimage. The times of Confession are as follows: … Read more >

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Aston Hall

Preparations are underway at Aston Hall in Staffordshire for an open air Mass on August 21st as part of the Year of Mercy devotion to prayer for the canonisation of Blessed Dominic Barberi who lived at that location for seven … Read more >

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  • Tuesday 24 May
    Ordinary Weekday  •  1 Peter 1:10-16 It is a remarkable divine irony that Peter wrote his letter not realizing that it would become sacred Scripture, the inspired Word of God. Today’s text addresses the reverence we should have for the Hebrew Scriptures, the Old Testament. Peter teaches that we should read the Old Testament searching […]
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Google Maps of all the parishes in the diocese can be found here.

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