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 17th June 2018

Sunday 17th

Pastoral Visitation to Our Lady and St John’s, Heswall and Holy Family, Pensby. Masses 9.30am (Pensby), 11.15am (Heswall)

Monday 18th

Civic Reception, Greater Manchester Churches Together, Bishopscourt, Manchester, 7pm

Tuesday 19th 

Mass to mark 150th Anniversary of the Catholic Truth Society, Westminster Cathedral, 2.30pm

Wednesday 20th

Pastoral Visit to Ladymount Catholic Primary School, Pensby, 10am

Appointments Curial Offices, Birkenhead, pm

Friday 22nd 

Cheshire Church Leaders and AGM, am

Northern Vocations Discernment Retreat, Hyning Hall. Arrivals 4pm

Saturday 23rd

Northern Vocations Discernment Retreat, Hyning Hall


Week commencing Sunday 24th June 2018

Sunday 24th

Northern Vocations Discernment Retreat, Hyning Hall (continued)

Gathering of Eucharistic Congress delegates, St Anthony’s, Wythenshawe, Adoration and Benediction, 3pm

Monday 25th

Appointments, Cathedral, am

Tuesday 26th 

Silver Jubilee Mass of Fr Philip Atkinson, St Raphael’s, Stalybridge, 7pm

Wednesday 27th

Annual Schools’ Mass, Holy Angels, Hale Barns, 11am

Appointments, Curial Offices, Birkenhead, pm

Thursday 28th

Confirmation Mass (LPA 20), St Peter’s, Hazel Grove with Adswood, Offerton & Bramhall, 7pm

Friday 29th

Mass to mark 150th Anniversary of St Peter & Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Newport. 6.30pm (in the church)

Saturday 30th

Ruby Jubilee Mass of Bishop Peter Brignall’s Priestly Ordination, Wrexham Cathedral, 11am


Week commencing Sunday 1st July 2018

Sunday 1st

Pastoral Visitation of St Winefride’s, Neston. Masses 8.45am, 10.45am

Tuesday 3rd

Pontifical High Mass and Minor Orders for the Institute of Christ the King, Sovereign Priest, Florence, am

Confirmations, Florence, pm

Saturday 7th

Diaconate Ordination of Mr John Birch and Mr Anthony Zidan, Cathedral, Mass 12 noon