• 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.

Wednesday October 23, 2019

Sunday Mass readings of the week

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Meditation of the week

Engine of prayer

Saint of the week

St Chad, 26th October

What's Coming Up

Diocesan Mass to celebrate grandparents – 12 noon Saturday November 2, St Alban’s Church, Wallasey

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Latest News...

Joy as Pope Francis canonises St John Henry Newman as first English saint in half a century

Pope Francis has canonised Cardinal John Henry Newman as the first English saint in nearly 50 years. Thousands of pilgrims travelled from the UK to the St Peter’s Square for the Mass on Sunday. They included at least seven priests […]

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Autumn edition of the Shrewsbury Catholic Voice on sale in parishes

  The autumn 2019 edition of the Shrewsbury Catholic Voice is on sale in parishes throughout the Diocese. The Shrewsbury Catholic Voice is also available by subscription. For further details please contact Pauline McCulloch at pauline.mcculloch@dioceseofshrewsbury.org To advertise in the […]

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‘God wanted this’: Zimbabwean bishops open John Bradburne sainthood Cause

  The bishops of Zimbabwe have opened the Cause for the Canonisation of John Bradburne, a British war veteran murdered while caring for lepers in their country. More than 15,000 people joined 408 priests, four bishops and an archbishop for […]

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