• 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 30, 2015

Sunday Mass readings of the week

The Most Holy Trinity

Meditation of the week

The Sign of the Cross

Saint of the week

St Boniface, 5th June

What's Coming Up

Training day for all lectors and extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion in Stockport and Tameside

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Archbishop Romero beatified in El Salvador 35 years after his martyrdom

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