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“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – St. Francis of Assisi, founded the Franciscan Order, patron saint of animals and the environment (1181-1286).

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 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, 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 22/4 , Christ the King 22/4, Coventry Ordinariate 22/4, Corpus Christi with St Anne 22/4, Holy Family 22/4, Our Lady of the Assumption 22/4, Sacred Heart 22/4, St John Fisher 22/4, St Elizabeth 22/4, St John Vianney 22/4,  St Joseph the Worker 22/4,   Ss Mary & Benedict 22/4, St Osburg 22/4, St Patrick 22/4, St Thomas More 22/4, University of Warwick 22/4.

Weekday Mass Sheets: 23/4 doc pdf, 30/4 doc pdf, 7/5 doc pdf, 14/5 doc pdf

Coming up:

Consecration of st. Joseph the Worker 1st May 2018. His Grace, Archbishop Bernard Longley, will consecrate our church on the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, 1st May, 2018.

The Society of St Gregory are holding a Spring Gathering Day at St Thomas More’s Church on Saturday 5th May.

Diocesan Pilgrimage: There will be a coach leaving Christ the King for the Diocesan Walsingham Pilgrimage on Saturday 12th May at 7.45am for an 8.00am depar-ture. There will no other pickup points Payment will be in advance and places can be booked through Fiona at Christ the King Parish Office (024 76591618). The cost will be £15 per person.

Sunday 3rd June 3pm. Corpus Christi Processions from St. Osburg Church to the ruins of the cathedral. Children making their First Holy Communion are particularly welcome to join in this procession dressed in their First Holy Communion clothes.

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Sister Anne Bagnall. Many of us will know Sr. Anne Bagnall, one of the Holy Rosary sisters who serve in Christ the King Parish. Sr. Anne died on Wednesday last week and the funeral will be at Christ the King on Friday 20th April at 9:15am. May she rest in peace.

Easter Monday Mass 10am 2nd April at St Osburg’s.   Link to photos   https://flic.kr/s/aHskyFVw9y

Photos from the Chrism Mass at St Chads Wednesday 28th March. The blessing of the oil of the sick, the oil of Catechumen, the oil of Chrism. Link to photos 

The  Coventry Winter Night Shelter fifth year.  Thanks to all who have helped with the Winter Night Shelter.  The Night Shelter closed at the end of March and will look to grow and develop next year, especially with a focus on helping people to find permanent accommodation

Exhibition at the Herbert Art Gallery. On Friday 9th March, the Coventry Irish Society is launching a month-long exhibition, ‘Irish Heart, Coventry Home’ at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum.  The exhibition is free and will stay open until April.  Website link

Photographs from the Induction of  Fr. Pontius Bandua as the Parish Priest of St. Osburg on 22nd February 2018. link

St. Thomas More Parish is celebrating their 75th anniversary of the founding of the parish. As a part of their celebration they are organising a Parish Mission from 17th Feb to 4th March led by the Sion Community. All are welcome. More inforamtion link

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