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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  Coventry 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 17/2, Christ the King 17/2, Coventry Ordinariate 17/2, Corpus Christi with St Anne 17/2, Holy Family 17/2, Our Lady of the Assumption 17/2, Sacred Heart 17/2, St John Fisher 17/2, St Elizabeth 17/2, St John Vianney 17/2,  St Joseph the Worker 17/2,   Ss Mary & Benedict 17/2, St Osburg 17/2, St Patrick 17/2, St Thomas More 17/2, University of Warwick 17/2.

Weekday Mass Sheets:  18/2 pdf doc, 25/2 pdf doc, 4/3 pdf doc, 11/3 pdf doc, 18/3 pdf doc, 25/3 pdf doc, 1/4 pdf doc, 8/4 pdf doc, 15/4 pdf doc

Birmingham Archdiocese News link

Free lecture: Catholic Times author Chris McDonnell will give a talk on THOMAS MERTON,
Trappist monk, writer, theologian, mystic, poet, social activist and scholar of comparative
religion. On Sunday 24th February 2019 at St Mary’s Parish Centre, Vivian Rd, Harborne B17 0DN. Start at 1.30pm tea, 2.00 talk, Q&A, discussion. Everyone welcome. Contact local ACTA at mjriordan@hotmail.co.uk
A Year for Priests 2018-2019. On the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart 2018, there began a year of thanksgiving, prayer and celebration for the priests of the Archdiocese of Birmingham. For more information click here.  A Priests Prayer link

England to be rededicated as the Dowry of Mary in 2020.  Dowry Tour – The Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage Triduum.  During the course of 2018 to 2020 the statue of Our Lady from the Slipper Chapel at the Catholic National Shrine in Walsingham will be taken to each Cathedral in England for a three-day triduum of prayer, as part of the preparation for the re-dedication of England as the Dowry of Mary in 2020. Each visit will take place between a Thursday and Saturday. “A moment of great promise …. for the Church in this country and for our mission” Cardinal Vincent Nichols website link  St Chad’s Birmingham – 20th to 22nd June.

Archive:  link

His Grace, Archbishop Bernard, celebrated Thanksgiving Mass for Marriage on Sunday 3rd February, 11am at St Chad’s Cathedral.  Photos link  Archdiocese news story link

Friday 8th February 6pm. Annual Service for Saint Josephine Bakhita at St Chads with his Grace Archbishop Longley. link.
Birmingham Passion Play 2019: The Archbishop asks the Catholic community to support/participate in this event which will run on 16th, 17th and 18th April 2019 in the Birmingham City Centre. The leading actors/actresses will be supplied by professional players from the Saltmine Trust www.saltminetrust.org.uk. 3rd February Session 1 photos  link

The Chapel of Unity, Coventry Cathedral invite you to the annual service for Christian Unity on Saturday 19th January at 1pm. Speaker: Revd Dr Gabrielle Thomas. Everyone Welcome. Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019. “Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue” Deuteronomy 16:18-20.  2019 poster Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019

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