The New Basilican is out now!

The Autumn edition (Issue 36) of The Basilican magazine is now available to buy.

The Basilican is the magazine of the St Chad’s Cathedral Association and is published twice a year, keeping readers updated with news from the cathedral, and across the Archdiocese of Birmingham and beyond.

Highlights in this edition include:

Diocesan Schools at the heart of the Cathedral life and mission, by Archbishop Bernard Longley.

The conservation treatment of Station Eight in the Cathedral by Naomi Cox, who carried out the restoration for Hirst Conservation Ltd.

Eighteenth century chapels in the diocese by Michael Hodgetts. Michael is a well-known historian who has had many books published and is a regular author for The Basilican.

Uncle Curro (foster father of J R R Tolkien) by Sean Organ, artwork consultant for The Basilican.

Copies of the magazine can be purchased from Anne Symonds, Editor, by calling 0121 249 1487 or emailing:  The cost is £5 plus £1.75 p&p.

Alternatively, copies are available from St Paul’s Bookshop, next door to St Chad’s Cathedral, for £5. Call 0121 236 6336 or email: 

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