Deacon Peter Seeney, RIP

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Deacon Peter Seeney of Our Lady of Lourdes, Yardley Wood, who died suddenly yesterday, 23rd April, 2014. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.  May … Read more >

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Easter Monday Mass, 21 April 2014

Bishops remember Muslim community during Walk of Witness in Birmingham At a time when a number of Muslim communities “have felt under scrutiny” because of the recent allegations of fundamentalist influences within some of Birmingham city’s schools, the Catholic Archbishop … Read more >

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Easter Sunday April 20th, 2014

Archbishop of Birmingham’s Easter Message Focuses on Easter Joy Yesterday, at the Easter Vigil of Holy Saturday, Archbishop Longley said that the joy of Easter was for all.  Today at the Easter Sunday Mass, the Archbishop will address priests directly, … Read more >

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Easter Vigil 19th April, 2014

Easter Joy is for all, says Archbishop of Birmingham Yesterday’s Walk of Witness through the streets of Birmingham City Centre is not “a protest against commercial activities”, but rather a demonstration of the Christian belief that “our Lord gave His … Read more >

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Chrism Mass, 16th April, 2014

Archbishop Longley thanks priests for their service to one another At the Chrism Mass held at St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham earlier this week, Archbishop Longley thanked priests, diocesan and Religious for “the many ways in which you support one another … Read more >

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Palm Sunday 14.3.14

Keep Company with the Lord and Witness to your Faith during Holy Week, says Archbishop of Birmingham Archbishop Bernard Longley has asked Catholics in Birmingham to “keep company with our Lord this Holy Week” and to “witness before your neighbours … Read more >

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Sights and Sounds of Recusant England

The Archdiocese of Birmingham is fortunate in having a rich tradition of Catholic history, reflected in the number of Recusant houses  where our predecessors bore witness to their faith, sometimes at the cost of their lives. Many of these houses, … Read more >

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Fairtrade Fortnight

There was a real buzz of activity and excitement throughout the Archdiocese during Fairtrade fortnight this year from 24 February to 9 March. 2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of the date of the first Fairtrade mark on a product sold … Read more >

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Pupils are Left Holding the Baby

On March 13, 30 Health and Social Care students were able to take part in the baby hire program and find out what it would be like to be real parents over a four day period. Each student was given … Read more >

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  • Thursday 24 April
    Acts 3:11-26Are you an optimist, for whom the glass is always half full, or are you a pessimist, for whom the glass is half empty? Or perhaps you lean towards a more cynical bent and wonder if there is really a glass in the first place! Of course, regardless of our personality, human nature is inclined towards a certain degree of cynicism, doubt and incredul […]


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