• 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 September 20, 2014

Sunday Mass readings of the week

Twenty fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Meditation of the week

Generosity of a loving God

What's Coming Up

Catholic Children’s Society charity golf tournament at Wirral Ladies’ Golf club, 22nd September

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Pope appoints Mgr Marcus Stock, general secretary of the Bishops’ Conference, as new Bishop of Leeds

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Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Marcus Stock – the general secretary of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales - as the 10th Bishop of Leeds. He will succeed Archbishop Arthur Roche, who left for Rome in 2012 to take up […]

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