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

Blessed John Henry Newman, 1852


Visiting the Cathedral

An Historic Place of Worship

Visitors are always welcome to our Cathedral, where our wonderful team of volunteer stewards are on hand to show you around and answer any of your questions.

The Cathedral is open to visitors from on Monday from 11.30am-1pm (for Mass) and from Tuesday to Saturday it is open from 10.30am-3pm.

On Sundays the Cathedral is open for Masses from 7.30am-12.15pm and from 4.30pm-7pm.

The Cathedral is located on Town Walls in Shrewsbury (SY1 1TE). If you wish to bring a group, please contact the Cathedral Office for a booking form and visiting details.

We look forward to welcoming you to your Cathedral Church.

Mass and Service Times:

Please see our newsletter for weekly updates.

Sunday Masses:  

Saturday 6pm                    Church of Our Lady of Pity (SY1 4JY)

Sunday 8.30am                 Cathedral

Sunday 9.30am                 Church of Saint Winefride (SY2 5RA)

Sunday 10.45am               Cathedral

Sunday 12.15pm               Church of Saint Winefride (SY2 5RA) – Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite

Sunday 5.30pm                 Cathedral Sung Verspers

Sunday 6pm                       Cathedral


Monday to Friday 12.15pm

Saturday 9.30am followed immediately by confessions.

The Cathedral Staff:

Cathedral Dean:               Canon Jonathan Mitchell

Assistant Priest:              Reverend Father Sebastian Fonsah (Diocese of Buea Cameroon)

Associate Priest:             Reverend Father David Mawson (Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham)

Cathedral Deacons:         Reverend Mr Fred Beddow & Reverend Mr Ron Ball


Cathedral Secretary:       Mrs Kati Sheehan


Cathedral Director of Music:       Miss Judith Hall


Contacting The Cathedral.

Cathedral House

11 Belmont, Shrewsbury, SY1 1TE

Office Tel:                           01743 362366

Fax:                                   01743 341326

Cathedral Information line: 01743 364256

Photo courtesy of Alex Ramsay