• 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 May 30, 2016

Sunday Mass readings of the week

The Body and Blood of Christ

Meditation of the week

Sacrament most holy

Saint of the week

St Justin, 1st June

What's Coming Up

Pause for Hope: A service for all those affected by cancer, St Columba’s Church, Chester, Sunday June 5th

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Burmese cardinal thanks Catholics of the North West for standing in solidarity with his country during ‘long Calvary’

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  Burma’s first cardinal has thanked the Catholics of the North West for standing by the people of his country during a period of oppression spanning more than half a century. Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, the Archbishop of Yangon (formerly […]

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Father Jack McLeish: Funeral arrangements

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Prayers are requested for Father Jack McLeish who died peacefully  on the morning of 24th May – the diocesan Patronal Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians. Father McLeish was born on 10th June 1935 in Miles Platting, Manchester.  He […]

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Catholic archbishop criticises EU referendum scare tactics

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  A Catholic archbishop has criticised scare tactics used by politicians ahead of the referendum on UK membership of the European Union. Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark dismissed as “ludicrous” the bleak economic forecasts predicted by George Osborne, the Chancellor […]

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