• The Catholic Church across Cheshire and Shropshire and parts of Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Derbyshire.
  • The Catholic Church across Cheshire and Shropshire and parts of Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Derbyshire.
  • The Catholic Church across Cheshire and Shropshire and parts of Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Derbyshire.

Welcome to the Diocese of Shrewsbury which continues the mission of the Catholic Church across Cheshire and Shropshire and parts of Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Derbyshire.


More than a hundred parishes and schools together with more than thirty Religious communities and ecclesial movements continue this mission today.
I hope this developing website will reflect something of the life of the Diocese with its great diversity of towns, cities and rural communities sharing together the Catholic faith. We welcome you to join us here on the internet.

Monday October 20, 2014

Sunday Mass readings of the week

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Meditation of the week

Jesus confronts a dilemma

What's Coming Up

Diocese of Shrewsbury Third Symposium for the New Evangelisation: Margaret and Barry Mizen and Damien Prescott at Ellesmere Port Catholic High School on Saturday 1 November 2014

  As part of a year dedicated to peace and reconciliation in the Diocese of Shrewsbury, Margaret and Barry Mizen, whose son Jimmy was murdered the day after his 16th birthday, have agreed to be among key speakers at the […]

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Full text of the concluding address of Pope Francis to the Extraordinary Synod on the Family

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  Dear Eminences, Beatitudes, Excellencies, Brothers and Sisters, With a heart full of appreciation and gratitude I want to thank, along with you, the Lord who has accompanied and guided us in the past days, with the light of the […]

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Final statement from the Extraordinary Synod on the Family

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  We, Synod Fathers,gathered in Rome together with Pope Francis in the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, greet all families of the different continents and in particular all who follow Christ, the Way, the Truth, and the […]

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Extraordinary Synod on the Family: Full text of report from the first week of discussions

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  Introduction Part I Listening: the context and challenges to the family The socio-cultural context The relevance of emotional life Pastoral challenges Part II The gaze on Christ: the Gospel of the Family The gaze on Jesus and gradualness in […]

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