Shrewsbury ... shall be a name 'as stirring to the heart as the glories we have lost'

Blessed John Henry Newman, 1852


Bishop’s Diary

Week commencing Sunday 19th February 2017

Tuesday 21st

Appointments Curial Offices, Birkenhead, pm

Wednesday 22nd

Confirmation Mass, LPA 15, Holy Angels, Hale Barns, 7pm

Thursday 23rd

Annual Lunch with Retired Priests, Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, 12.30pm for 1pm

Friday 24th

Confirmation Mass, LPA 18, Our Lady & St Christopher, Romiley with Holy Spirit, Marple, 7pm

Saturday 25th 

Formation of Catechists engaged in Children’s Liturgy and Confirmation, Ellesmere Port Catholic High School, 9.30am for 10am


Week commencing Sunday 26th February 2017

Sunday 26th

Pastoral Visitation of St Theresa’s, Blacon. Mass 9.30am

Tuesday 28th

Clergy Day of Recollection, Wistaston Hall, Crewe, 11am

Wednesday 1st

Mass with distribution of Ashes, 12 noon, St Joseph’s, Stockport

Thursday 2nd

Diocesan Association of Primary Headteachers, Park Royal Hotel, Warrington, Mass 3.45pm

Friday 3rd 

Appointments Curial Offices, Birkenhead, am

Saturday 4th 

Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt NHS Foundation Trust Hospital Anniversary Service, All Saints C/E Church, Baschurch, Shropshire, 2pm


Week commencing Sunday 5th March 2017

Sunday 5th

Mass of 1st Sunday of Lent, Cathedral, 10.45am

Rite of Election, Cathedral, 3pm

Monday 6th

Meetings, Cathedral, am

Tuesday 7th

National Catholic Safeguarding Commission, Hinsley Hall, Leeds

Wednesday 8th

Council of Priests, Wistaston Hall, Crewe, 11.15am

Bishop’s Council, Wistaston Hall, Crewe, 2pm

Friday 10th 

Diocesan Schools’ Commission, Curial Offices, Birkenhead, 10.30am

Caritas Diocese of Shrewsbury Trustees, Curial Offices, Birkenhead, 1.30pm