The information provided by the media is at the service of the common good

Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2494

Local News

Diary of Events

What’s on over summer?


July 5

Annual Academic Mass (for all who work in our schools), Our Lady’s, Ellesmere Port, 5pm


July 7

Diaconate ordinations, Cathedral, 12 noon


July 8

Sea Sunday


July 9-11

Junior Clergy Pilgrimage to sites in the Diocese


July 11

Confirmation Mass (LPA 18), St Mary’s, Dukinfield, with Hattersley, Hyde and Stalybridge 7pm


July 13

Confirmation Mass (LPA 19), Christ Church, Heald Green, with Cheadle and Cheadle Hulme, 7pm


July 14

Annual Diocesan Gift Aid Mass, Sacred Heart and St Peter’s, Baguley, 12 noon


July 16

Centenary Celebration of the Founding of the Carmelite Monastery in Birkenhead, Mass 7pm


July 22

Visit of Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham to Shrewsbury Cathedral, Mass 10.45am


July 26-August 2/ July 27-August 3

Diocesan Pilgrimages to Lourdes


August 5-9

Lifeteen Summer Camp @ Alton Castle. For 11-18 year olds. Great for post-confirmation.  A week of outdoor, high adrenaline activities and a day at Alton Towers alongside powerful encounters of the Sacraments, inspirational talks from international speakers and also amazing music ministry. Join the Shrewsbury Youth Mission Team as we partner with other Youth Ministry across the country for a week to remember. Places are limited. Parish Leaders are most welcome to accompany young people. For more information visit


August 21-26

World Meeting of Families, Dublin


August 23-27

Youth 2000 Prayer Festival, Walsingham- Catholic Festival for young adults and families. Email Sophie to register your interest in coming with Shrewsbury Youth Mission Team (SYMT).


September 7-9

National Eucharistic Congress and Pilgrimage, Liverpool


September 14

Blessing of Caritas new centre in Seacombe


September 15

Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS), Module on the Church (1st of 2), Our Lady’s Parish Centre, Ellesmere Port, 9.30/10am – 3.30pm


September 18

Induction for new RE Coordinators, venue TBA, 11am – 3pm


September 21

COAST Autumn Term meeting, venue TBA, 9.30am – 3.30pm


September 23-30

Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales ‘Ad Limina’ visit to Rome


September 27

New Headteachers’ Induction Day, Blessed John Henry Newman Parish Centre, Warrington, 9.30am – 3.30pm

Induction for new School Governors, Autumn Term, local venues, 6pm – 7.30pm