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November 27, 2018
St Chads’ Cathedral is now lit red for a week in honour of the world’s persecuted Christians and for all who suffer for their peaceful beliefs. #RedWednesday 2018 takes place on Wednesday 28 November, and St Chad’s is floodlit red from Monday 26 November to Monday 3 December to stand…
November 27, 2018
On Sunday 25th November, on the Feast of Christ the King, His Grace The Most Rev Bernard Longley welcomed all to St Chad’s Metropolitan Cathedral to celebrate the annual Civic Mass. This is an important event in the calendar of the Cathedral as we join with representatives of the Lord…
November 20, 2018
Parishes across the Diocese took time to remember and reflect on the great losses and pain of WW1 on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice signing. In his homily, preached at the Masses at St Chad’s Cathedral this weekend, Deacon Kevin Lawrie (Motherwell Diocese). He said: 'This month of November is…
November 20, 2018
The St Chad's Cathedral Association 15th annual dinner was held last month (Oct). Dinner was followed by musical entertainment from Aimee Presswood (sung with the St Chad's Singers for many years) and Neus Peris. The Principal Guest was The Most Rev Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham. Anne Symonds, Vice-Chair of the Association,…
November 5, 2018
CATENIANS PROVINCE 6 (MIDLANDS) ANNUAL MASS FOR DECEASED MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES By Peter Harrington Over 200 members of the Catenians Association attended their Annual Mass at St Chad’s Cathedral, accompanied with their wives and families. Before Mass began yesterday (Sun 3 Nov), the Provincial President, Danny McAree, read out…
October 19, 2018
Saidul Haque Saeed Lead Organiser Canon Gerry Breen recently hosted a special event by Citizens UK at St Chad’s Cathedral to mark four years of community organising to make Birmingham a more welcoming city for refugees and migrant communities. Citizens UK: Birmingham is an independent civil society alliance of faith,…
October 16, 2018
Milestone marriages are to be celebrated by the Archdiocese of Birmingham and the hunt is now on to find the longest married couple! As part of next year’s Marriage Week, which runs from February 7 to 14, a Thanksgiving Mass is to be held at St Chad’s Cathedral at 11am…
October 11, 2018
Earlier this week (Tues 9 Oct) Newman University celebrated its Feast Day Mass of Blessed John Henry Newman at St Chad’s Cathedral Birmingham, where Archbishop Bernard Longley and Bishop Christopher Budd led the celebratory service. The service was attended by current and retired staff, friends of the university, students and…
October 10, 2018
Click here for information on this event St. Chad’s Cathedral Carol Service – Sunday 16th December 2018 – followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the Grimshaw Room.  Please come along and listen to our magnificent Cathedral singers under the direction of Professor David Saint sing a variety of…
October 10, 2018
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September 15, 2018
St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, was the venue for the fourth in a series of special Stella Maris (Star of the Sea) Masses taking place around Britain’s “port” cathedrals and churches to thank God for the work of the Apostleship of the Sea and to pray for the welfare of seafarers.…
July 7, 2018
Archbishop Bernard Longley ordained two men to the priesthood at St Chad’s Cathedral on Saturday 7 July. The cathedral was filled with parishioners, clergy, friends and family who gathered to witness this important moment and to wish the two new priests joy in their vocation. The two candidates, Jason Mahoney,…
June 8, 2018
The new schedule for the Thursday Live 40 minute Organ recitals is now out for your pleasure and enjoyment. Admission is free with a retiring collection. Thursday Live
June 5, 2018
BPO Poster Organ Symphony A5 Portrait A top Midlands orchestra will visit St Chad's Cathedral on 24th June to play a concert which includes Saint-Saens' famous Organ Symphony.  Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra, acclaimed by critics as "one of the finest in the land", have been performing at venues throughout the Midlands…
April 13, 2018
Easter Vigil homily by His Grace, Archbishop Bernard Longley You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified: he has risen, he is not here.  Three of our Lord’s disciples came together on the day after his death.  The Gospel of St Mark tells us that they waited until…
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