• 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.

Thursday November 27, 2014

Sunday Mass readings of the week

Our Lord Jesus Christ, Universal King

Meditation of the week

Celebrating salvation

What's Coming Up

Formation Day for Catechists on ‘Mary, Catechesis and Christmas’ to be held at St Columba’s Parish Centre, Chester, on December 6

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Catholic Church to honour former Abbot of Chester martyred during the Dissolution of the Monasteries

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The Catholic Church will this weekend honour a former Benedictine Abbot of Chester who was martyred by King Henry VIII during the Dissolution of the Monasteries. A plaque will be unveiled in memory of Blessed John Beche, alias Thomas Marshall, […]

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Pope critical of ‘selfish’ and ‘haggard’ Europe: Full text of speech of Holy Father to the European Parliament of November 25

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  Mr President and Vice Presidents, Members of the European Parliament, all associated with the work of this Institution, dear friends, I thank you for inviting me to address this institution which is fundamental to the life of the European […]

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Nigerian archbishop praises courage of Prince Charles in speaking up for persecuted Christians

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  A senior African Catholic leader has praised Prince Charles for having the courage to publicly profess his Christian faith in the cause of religious freedom. Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, said that countries needed more leaders like the […]

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