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 21st May 2017

Sunday 21st

Mass followed by Official Opening of the Garden Shrine to Our Lady of Pity and the new Visitors’ Centre, Cathedral, 10.45am

Tuesday 23rd 

Appointments, Curial Offices, Birkenhead, pm

Mass and Blessing of a statue of Our Lady of Fatima, St Mary of the Angels, Hooton, 7pm

Wednesday 24th 

Commission for New Evangelisation, Curial Offices, Birkenhead, 12 noon

CARITAS Diocese of Shrewsbury Trustees’ Meeting, Curial Offices, Birkenhead, 1.30pm

Confirmation Mass (LPA 21), Holy Apostles & Martyrs, Wallasey Village, 7pm

Friday 26th

Annual Lunch with Diocesan Tribunal Staff, St Chad’s, Cheadle, 12.30pm for 1pm

Saturday 27th

Pastoral Visitation of St Clare’s, Lache. Mass 6pm


Week commencing Sunday 28th May 2017

Sunday 28th

Pastoral Visitation of St Clare’s, Lache. Masses 9.30am, 11.15am

Tuesday 30th

Appointments, Curial Offices, Birkenhead, am

Wednesday 31st

Orientation Day for students from Steubenville, Cathedral

Saturday 3rd

Pastoral Visitation of St Michael’s, Ellesmere, and Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Wem. Mass (Wem) with Confirmation, 5.30pm


Week commencing Sunday 4th June 2017

Sunday 4th

Pastoral Visitation of St Michael’s, Ellesmere and Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Wem. Masses 9.30am (Wem), 11am (Ellesmere)

Confirmation Mass (LPAs 1-5), Cathedral, 3pm

Tuesday 6th

The National Catholic Safeguarding Commission of the Bishops’ Conference, London, am

Wednesday 7th  

Our Mission Together Campaign Advisory Committee Meeting, Daresbury Park Hotel, Warrington, 10am

Clergy Gathering Our Mission Together, Daresbury Park Hotel, Warrington, 10.45am

Thursday 8th

Appointments, Curial Offices, Birkenhead, am

Meeting of Prison Chaplains serving in the Diocese, 11.30am

Friday 9th

Cheshire Church Leaders, Meeting & AGM, Trinity Methodist Church, Ellesmere Port, 10am

Meeting with the clergy of LPA 7, St Alban’s, Macclesfield, 5pm

Confirmation Mass (LPA 7), St Alban’s, Macclesfield, 7pm

Saturday 3rd

Mass of Thanksgiving for all those Baptised or Received into Full Communion with the Catholic Church over the Easter period, Holy Angels, Hale Barns, 12 noon