• 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 October 01, 2014

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RCIA Formation Day for Catechists and Clergy given by Mgr Andrew Faley at St Columba’s, Chester, October 11

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Diocese of Shrewsbury Third Symposium for the New Evangelisation: Speakers, venue and date confirmed

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  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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Pope appoints Auxiliary Bishop John Arnold of Westminster as 11th Bishop of Salford

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  Pope Francis has appointed Bishop John Arnold, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Westminster, as Bishop of Salford. He will be the 11th Bishop of Salford, succeeding Bishop Terence Brain who was appointed in 1997. Bishop John Arnold was […]

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Bishop: Pray hard for the canonisation of the ‘Saint of Soho’, Mother Magdalen Taylor

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A bishop has urged the faithful to “pray hard” for the canonisation of a Victorian religious sister dubbed “the Saint of Soho”. Auxiliary Bishop Nicholas Hudson of Westminster (pictured) made his plea just months after the Pope formally recognised the […]

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