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Welcome to our Deanery Website. On this site you will find contact details and links to websites, where they exist, for all the Catholic Parishes in the Deanery, together with Mass Times and  details of our Catholic Schools. Our website brings together the resources of the Coventry Catholic Deanery and provides information about Deanery-wide activity. Coventry  is one of eighteen  Deaneries which make up the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham. The Coventry Deanery has the following fifteen parishes: All Souls,  Christ the King and Our Lady of Lourdes with St Augustine’s, Corpus Christi with St Anne’s, Holy Family, Our Lady of the Assumption, Sacred Heart, St Elizabeth, St John Fisher, St John Vianney, St Joseph the Worker, St Mary and St Benedict with St Osburg’s, St Patrick, St Thomas More.  Canon Tom Farrell, Dean of Coventry and Parish Priest of Christ the King.

This weeks newsletters:

All Souls 19/2, Christ the King 19/2, Coventry Ordinariate Mission 19/2, Corpus Christi with St Anne 19/2, Holy Family  19/2, Our Lady of the Assumption 19/2, Sacred Heart 19/2, St John Fisher 19/2, St Elizabeth 19/2, St John Vianney 19/2,  St Joseph the Worker 19/2, Ss Mary & Benedict 19/2, St Osburg 19/2, St Patrick 19/2, St Thomas More 19/2, University of Warwick 19/2.

Weekday Mass Sheets: 27/2 pdf doc, 6/3 pdf doc, 13/3 pdf doc, 20/3  pdf doc, 27/3  pdf doc, 3/4  pdf doc, 11/4 pdf doc

alternative source link updated 23/2/17

Guidance on Leaving a Lasting Gift to your Church:

The Diocese has made a new leaflet available to all 227 parishes to assist people who may want to consider leaving a legacy to the Church. At the back of your church you should find copies of the new leaflet. Please do take one and consider whether you, or someone you know may wish to support the Church in this way. Thank you and God bless. ”
The Importance of Legacy Giving link,  pdf copy of leaflet link

Coming Up:

Ash Wednesday – March 1

Saturday 1st April. Fr Harry Curtis is organsing a Talk and Reflection for Eucharistic Ministers. More details next week.

Sunday, 23rd April at 6.30pm Christ the King. The Deanery is organising Talks on Prayer beginning after Easter. There is an Introduction Evening on Sunday, 23rd April at 6.30pm in the Library at Christ the King, followed by a series of five talks on Thursday evenings at the end of April and through May. Prayer is an essential part of our life as Catholics which we often neglect. Please consider supporting these talks. Someone will come and talk about the course at the end of the month.

Fatima Centenary special event 2017 link A celebration event will be taking place for the Warwick, Coventry and other local deaneries on Saturday 13th May in Leamington. Please keep the date free. More details nearer the time. Contact Peter Dimambro 01926 428399  mdimambro@hotmail.co.uk

Jubilee Celebrations  There are 5 priests in the Coventry Deanery who are celebrating jubilees this year and Holy Family will host a Deanery Mass and celebration on Friday 30th June. This year is also the 60th priestly anniversary of Fr Bernard Anwyl, 16th March 1957 and the 25th priestly anniversary of Fr Patrick Brennan, 5th July 1992. Holy Family are planning a Mass and a celebration on Friday July 14th, to which you are all most welcome to come along to.

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Monday 20th February. 7.45-9.15pm. St Thomas More. LiveSimply.
Looking for a New Year’s challenge which will both enrich your parish community and transform the lives of those overseas? Why not make 2017, a LiveSimply year in your parish! You are warmly invited to our LiveSimply evening on Monday 20th February, 7.45-9.15pm at St Thomas More parish, 112 Knoll Drive, Coventry, CV3 5DE. Light refreshments served from 7.30pm. There will be the opportunity to learn more about CAFOD’s LiveSimply Award, which encourages parish communities to live simply, sustainably and in solidarity with the poor, and to explore how your parish might like to get involved. Poster

Wednesday 15th February. 7-9pm. Christ the King. Using social media for parish Catechesis & EvangelisationPoster

 

 

Welcome Father Pontious and Father Sunday to St Osburg’s. They arrived on Wednesday January 25th 2017 and are Religious Missionary priests from the Apostleship of Jesus.  It has been a very long journey, a journey that ends well. The Religious Missionary Institute of the Apostles of Jesus supplies priests to St. Mary’s and Benedict, St. Elizabeth and St. Osburg. It is the first Religious Missionary Institute to be founded in Uganda in 1968 by two Comboni  Missionaries (Verona Fathers) Very Rev. Fr. John Marengoni MCCJ and Rt. Rev. Bishop Sisto Mazzoldi MCCJ.

Photos from St Osburg Confirmation  on Thursday 26th January 2017 link