• 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 May 26, 2018

Sunday Mass readings of the week

Pentecost Sunday

Meditation of the week

Tongues of fire

What's Coming Up

Diocesan Symposium VI: The Eucharist – Maelstrom of Love with Fr Oliver Treanor, June 9-10 in Hale Barns and Shrewsbury

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Latest News...

Sisters of Mercy celebrate 150th anniversary of foundation in Shrewsbury

Bishop Mark Davies has given thanks to the Sisters of Mercy in a Mass to celebrate the 150th anniversary of their foundation in Shrewsbury. The Bishop praised the Sisters, whose St Winefride’s Convent is close to Shrewsbury Cathedral, for their […]

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Schools cap U-turn an ominous sign of ideology trumping parents’ rights, says Bishop of Shrewsbury

The Government’s refusal to uphold a Conservative Party manifesto pledge to remove an admissions quota from religious schools represents a blow to the rights of Christian parents, the Bishop of Shrewsbury has said. The Rt Rev. Mark Davies said the […]

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Bishop encourages Catholics of Shrewsbury Diocese to prepare for the ‘great and historic’ National Eucharistic Congress

  Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury is encouraging Catholics to take advantage of the “great and historic” National Eucharistic Congress and Pilgrimage that is coming to Liverpool later this year. “This is an event of such significance that I hope […]

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