The Door of Mercy

I was not personally excited when Pope Francis announced that a Jubilee Year of Mercy would begin on 8 December. Recently, we have had a lot of special years and events in the Church. Another one felt like overload. Also, … Read more >

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Harvest Festival

On October 22. Holy Cross School, Walmley, Sutton Coldfield celebrated a wonderful Harvest Festival Mass which reflected their thanks to God for all His goodness and mercy. Fresh and tinned food had been sent in by the parents and some … Read more >

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Maryvale Institute’s Graduation Ceremony

Cardinal Vincent Nichols presented the awards at Maryvale Institute’s graduation ceremony at St Chad’s Cathedral to over two hundred and fifty students from all parts of the world who have completed further or higher education programmes of study during the … Read more >

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Diocesan Annual Report

To read the Trustees Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2014 please first press on the title and then you will be able to  click here

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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

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Parish Boundaries

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

parish boundaries