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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…
April 13, 2018
His Grace, Archbishop Bernard Longley It is accomplished. Today we meet each other at the foot of the cross.  The arms of Jesus stretched out upon the cross draw us from all corners of the earth.  It is the still centre of God’s creation and of human history where all…
April 12, 2018
CHRISM MASS - ST CHAD’S CATHEDRAL, BIRMINGHAM Homily preached by His Grace, Archbishop Bernard Longley He made us…priests to serve his God and Father. A few weeks ago I was in conversation with one of our priests, reflecting on our experiences of ministry over the years.  We went on to…
March 26, 2018
Homily by His Grace, Archbishop Bernard Longley Blessings on him who comes in the name of the Lord. This morning, I am grateful that the staff and seminarians from Oscott are with us to begin Holy Week and that we shall be together for the liturgies of this week.  We…
February 21, 2018
This annual event took place at St Chad's Cathedral on Sunday 18 Feb. Copy and pics by Pete Harrington There was a sense of warm anticipation at the Cathedral in readiness for the Rite of Election. Ernest Northey, with the Knights of St  Columba, was busy sorting seating for the…
February 19, 2018
It was a sight to behold at St Chad’s Cathedral today (Sat 17 Feb) as hundreds of altar servers from across the Diocese gathered to take part in this year’s Guild of St Stephen Annual Mass. The procession of altar servers stopped passers-by in their tracks as they made their…
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