Welcome to the Archdiocese of Birmingham

We hope that you will find our website useful and enjoy searching through the various aspects of life in the Archdiocese of Birmingham. Here you will be able to check our list of clergy and parishes, to find out Mass times and other services. You can access the pages of Archbishop Bernard Longley and his auxiliary bishops, read some of their homilies and learn more about them. You will find a list of contacts of the various offices of the Archdiocese and the many charitable organizations at work across the West Midlands and beyond.

Whatever your reason for visiting us we pray that God will bless your search and grant you many blessings.

Recent Posts

  • Rite of Election 2018

    This annual event took place at St Chad’s Cathedral on Sunday 18 Feb. Copy and pics by Pete Harrington There was a sense of warm anticipation at the Cathedral in readiness for the Rite of Election. Ernest Northey, with the … Read more >

  • Fr Martin Newell cp in court Feb 28th for a fine from DSEi Arms Fair protest 2009

    Catholic priest Father Martin Newell cp, will be in Birmingham Magistrates Court at 10am on Feb 28th, for non-payment of a £515 fine resulting from a protest at the DSEi Arms Fair in 2009. Fr Newell and Katrina Alton, both … Read more >

  • Birmingham Churches Together

    A short survey has been launched by Birmingham Churches Together, and as many people as possible in the Birmingham and Solihull areas are being encouraged to take part. There is a full introduction by Rev Colin Marsh, and a link … Read more >

  • Servers Commitment and Dedication is Celebrated

    It was a sight to behold at St Chad’s Cathedral today (Sat 17 Feb) as hundreds of altar servers from across the Diocese gathered to take part in this year’s Guild of St Stephen Annual Mass. The procession of altar … Read more >

  • Local Church Wins Award for Living Simply

    The Live Simply award has been given to parishioners of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bilton, Rugby, in recognition of the efforts of individuals and the parish as a whole to live simply, to live sustainably with creation and to live … Read more >

  • What Kind of Person do You Want to be?

    Bishop David spent a morning with all the staff and Governors at Our Lady and St Kenelm Catholic Primary School in Halesowen, reflecting on their RE teachings and Catholic Life in school, using the Catholic Pupil Profile as a guide. … Read more >

  • A Rosary Club at Work

    St Dominic’s Primary School at Stone, in the parish of The Immaculate Conception and St Dominic, boasts a Rosary Club. On Tuesdays, in the dinner hour, children come in from the play ground to pray one decade of the Rosary. … Read more >

  • We Welcome Lent

    Copy and pics by Faye Fawcett Hundreds of people have gathered at St Chad’s Cathedral this lunchtime to mark the start of Lent. The traditional Ash Wednesday service is taking place at churches and schools across the Diocese as we … Read more >

  • Building a bridge from a place of suffering to a better world

    Mike Weaver, Our Lady and St Kenelm Parish, Halesowen We were delighted to welcome Thom Flint and Matt Neville from CAFOD to our parish on 10th February to explain CAFOD’s work in Zimbabwe and the importance of parishes in supporting … Read more >

Novena for the Cause of Canonisation of Blessed Dominic Barberi

William Byrd Concert at St Chads

Lourdes 2017


Catholic Today

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World Youth Day 2016

World Youth Day 2016

Pastoral Care Project

Pastoral Care Project

Parish Boundaries

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

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