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June 27, 2019
A major overhaul of the stunning organ at St Chad’s Cathedral is now underway. The organ, considered one of the finest modern instruments in the country, is currently out-of-action. But rest assured, silence has not descended as a temporary organ is in situ. The £50,000 restoration project is being undertaken…
June 24, 2019
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Birmingham on Sunday (23rd) to take part in a Corpus Christi procession. The Blessed Sacrament procession started at St Michael’s Church on Moor Street and finished at St Chad’s Cathedral. Archbishop Bernard Longley, along with several other Clergy and representatives from Religious…
June 22, 2019
The Dowry Tour of Our Lady of Walsingham is now at St Chad’s Cathedral. The Slipper Chapel statue of Our Lady of Walsingham, along with the Dowry Tour Exhibition, opened yesterday evening (Thursday). Archbishop Bernard Longley led the Solemn Holy Mass, which signalled the start of a packed programme of…
June 19, 2019
A Mass of Thanksgiving in honour of Bishop Robert Byrne was held at St Chad’s Cathedral on Tuesday, 18 June. Bishop Robert was appointed the 14th Bishop of the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle earlier this year and was welcomed back to the Archdiocese of Birmingham for Tuesday's very special…
June 18, 2019
Our annual flower festival at St Chad’s Cathedral is now becoming somewhat famous. Amongst our thousands of visitors this year we had people from Devon, Scotland, the Isle of Wight, Finland and the USA. Despite a few less displays visitors thought our 2019 festival was the best so far, and…
May 23, 2019
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May 13, 2019
Statement from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales Spring 2019 Meeting At the end of our meeting in Valladolid, we thank Baroness Sheila Hollins and her team for their leadership of our days of safeguarding training. We thank especially the people who spoke to us of their experiences…
April 21, 2019
Photo Gallery Archbishop Bernard's Easter Message
April 20, 2019
The narrative of the Lord's Passion according to St John. Thousands of people across the Archdiocese of Birmingham will have taken part in such services at their local church. Photo Gallery
April 20, 2019
Hundreds of people gathered on Good Friday to take part in the ecumenical Walk of Witness in Birmingham. The annual event, marking Christ’s journey to the cross, started once again from the Church in Carrs Lane and finished at St Chad’s Cathedral. Sharing the lead alongside Bishop David Urquhart, Bishop…
April 20, 2019
The Mass of the Lord’s Supper took place at churches across the Archdiocese this Thursday, 18 April. Here at St Chad’s Cathedral, Acting Dean Mgr Timothy Menezes concelebrated the Holy Thursday Mass with His Grace, Archbishop Bernard Longley and Fr Christopher Thomas, visiting from the Bishops’ Conference. The Rector of…
April 18, 2019
Hundreds gathered for the annual Chrism Mass at St Chad’s Cathedral yesterday (Wednesday 17th April). Archbishop Bernard Longley was joined by the Bishops, and many of the priests and deacons of the Archdiocese, at the Holy Week service. His Grace opened the Mass with special prayers to the clergy and…
April 16, 2019
A rapidly changing landscape may be engulfing the Snow Hill skyline – but one constant is St Chad’s Cathedral. The Pugin masterpiece was the first Catholic Cathedral erected in Great Britain in 1841 following the Reformation of the 16th century. Its presence continues today, and St Chad’s is as welcoming…
April 10, 2019
Please join Archbishop Bernard Longley, the Catholic Archbishop of Birmingham, Bishop David Urquhart, Bishop of Birmingham, and other Faith Leaders on the annual, ecumenical, Good Friday Walk of Witness. The walk starts at Carrs Lane Church, moving along High Street and New Street to the Council House. From there along…
April 3, 2019
Pope Francis today released his Post-Synodal Exhortation Christus Vivit (Christ is Alive) to Young People and to the entire People of God, following the Synod of Bishops in October 2018. The theme of the Synod was "Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment". The Bishops' Conference of England & Wales…
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