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

Blessed John Henry Newman, 1852

Catholic Associations

Union of Catholic Mothers

The objects of the UCM are:


  • to help Catholic married women to appreciate the Sacramental character, responsibilities and permanence of marriage and to live in unselfish love, observing the laws of God and His  Church;
  • to assist them to bring up their children as practising Catholics and public-spirited citizens;
  • to teach and defend Christian values in family life and to ensure for their children Catholic education;
  • to offer love, sympathy and practical help to the family in difficulty;
  • to foster vocations in life, especially in Christian marriage and family life and in the  priesthood and religious life.


Diocesan President:   Mrs Kathleen Plumb, 1 Beech Grove, Hartford, Northwich CW8 1LN

Tel: 01606 77606

Diocesan Secretary:  Mrs Monica Barnett, 45 Queensway Castle, Northwich CW81DX.

Tel: 01606 872347


Diocesan Treasurer: Mrs Liz Booth, 21 Stanley Avenue, Wallasey Village CH45 8JN

Tel: 0151 630 1533.


Diocesan Spiritual Director:  Rev Michael Murray, St Anthony’s Presbytery, Dunkery Rd, Woodhouse Park, Wythenshawe M22 0WR

Tel: 0161-437 2861