• 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 January 28, 2015

Sunday Mass readings of the week

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Meditation of the week

The good news from God

What's Coming Up

Annual Mass in Celebration of Marriage and Family Life at St Columba’s Church, Chester, on February 14

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Christians must not give up the quest for ‘full, complete and visible unity’, Bishop of Shrewsbury tells ecumenical service

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  Christians must continue to pray for the “full, complete and visible unity” desired by Jesus Christ in spite of the appearances of new obstacles within the last half a century, the Bishop of Shrewsbury has said. In recent decades […]

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Peers propose ‘suicide courts’ to allow judges to decide when people can take their own lives

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Parliament is to debate the possible creation of “suicide courts” to consider applications from people who want to end their own lives. Amendments were tabled to Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill that would give High Court judges the power to […]

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Mini Vinnies reach more than 600 members in Diocese of Shrewsbury

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  The Mini Vinnies, an innovative programme from the St Vincent de Paul Society, has hit the 600 member mark in Shrewsbury, bringing it to an all time high. The initiative is aimed at children between the ages of seven […]

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