• 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.

Friday October 24, 2014

Sunday Mass readings of the week

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Meditation of the week

Jesus confronts a dilemma

What's Coming Up

Diocese of Shrewsbury Third Symposium for the New Evangelisation: Margaret and Barry Mizen and Damien Prescott at Ellesmere Port Catholic High School on Saturday 1 November 2014

  As part of a year dedicated to peace and reconciliation in the Diocese of Shrewsbury, Margaret and Barry Mizen, whose son Jimmy was murdered the day after his 16th birthday, have agreed to be among key speakers at the […]

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Bishop of Shrewsbury to lead retreat for priests in Ars, France, to mark 200th anniversary of ordination of St John Vianney

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  The Rt Rev. Mark Davies, the Bishop of Shrewsbury, is to lead a retreat for English-speaking priests in the French village of Ars to mark the 200th anniversary of the priestly ordination of St John Vianney, the patron saint […]

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Pope appoints English priest to Pontifical Biblical Commission

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An English priest has been nominated by Pope Francis to become a member of The Vatican Commission that takes a lead in Bible scholarship, interpretation and promotion for the Catholic Church. Rev Dr Adrian Graffy, priest of the Brentwood Diocese, […]

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Middle Eastern Christians are enduring terror attacks on ‘unimaginable scale’, says Pope

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Christians in the Middle East are enduring attacks of terrorism “on an unimaginable scale”, Pope Francis has said. At the opening of a Consistory of Cardinals to the Middle East on Monday, the Holy Father said the Catholic Church wished […]

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