• 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.

Saturday August 01, 2015

Sunday Mass readings of the week

Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Meditation of the week

The bread of life

What's Coming Up

The Promised Land: Youth 2000 Summer Prayer Festival at Walsingham, August 27-31

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Assisted suicide Bill will be ‘first step’ to euthanasia, Bishop of Shrewsbury warns Lourdes pilgrims

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  The Rt Rev. Mark Davies, the Bishop of Shrewsbury, has warned pilgrims in Lourdes of the dire consequences of Parliament approving an assisted dying Bill. He said that the Private Member’s Bill, due to be introduced by Labour MP […]

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Pope Francis imparts Apostolic Blessing on British Catholics working to defend human life

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  Pope Francis has sent his good wishes and support to the Catholic Church in England and Wales for the Day for Life. Day for Life is the day dedicated to praying for the protection of human life and raising […]

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Disability rights group urges Prime Minister to halt assisted suicide Bill

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Disability rights campaigners have urged David Cameron to rethink his decision to give Tory MPs a free vote on a Bill to legalise assisted suicide. In a letter delivered to 10 Downing Street, the activists said the Bill would enshrine […]

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