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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 Parish’s 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 & St John Vianney, Sacred Heart, St Elizabeth, St John Fisher,  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 25/8, Christ the King 25/8,  Corpus Christi with St Anne 25/8, Coventry Ordinariate , Holy Family , Our Lady of the Assumption & St John Vianney , Sacred Heart 25/8, St John Fisher 25/8, St Elizabeth  ,  St Joseph the Worker ,   Ss Mary & Benedict , St Osburg , St Patrick , St Thomas More , University of Warwick .

This weekends newsletters will be delayed being uploaded.

Weekday Mass Sheets: 26/8 pdf doc, 2/9 pdf doc, 9/9 pdf doc, 16/9 pdf doc, 23/9pdf doc, 30/9 pdf doc

Archdiocese of Birmingham Sower Magazine. The August edition is now available online to read at link and paper copies are available in church’s throughout the archdiocese.

Birmingham Archdiocese News link  Birmingham Diocesan electronic newsletter. Sign up link

Use of Social Media  – general interest paper by Con McHugh 15th July 2019 link

Archdiocese of Birmingham GDPR resources link

Coming Up:

Sunday 1st September 2019. Annual Harvington Pilgrimage. Principal Celebrant: Rt Rev David McGough, Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham. Mass at 3.00 pm. Confessions from 1.45 pm – 2.30 pm. Free timed tours of Harvington Hall are available and may be booked on the day at the table in the courtyard. Free Parking, Teas, Picnic Area. Address: Harvington Hall, Harvington, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY10 4LR. Website harvingtonhall.co.uk Poster link

Blessing of the Graves
Canley – 15th September at 3.00pm.
Lenton’s Lane – 22nd September at 3.00pm
London Road – 29th September at 3.00pm
St Paul’s – 6th October at 3.00pm

Friday 11th October at St john Fisher, Tiverton Road, CV2 3NR . The Knights of St Columba  based in Coventry are holding a quiz night to raise funds for the Knights work. Come and support the Knights work for the church and submit a team from your parish. A good Knight will be guaranteed. For more information please contact  Peter Sturgeon 07565966203 Ptsturg@aol.com

Blessed John Henry Newman to be canonised on Sunday 13th October link.  More Information can be found at www.newmancanonisation.com

News archive:  link

Multicultural Mass of the African Day – Sunday 11th August 2019. News story link. Photos  available at:  link A recording of the Mass is available  at:  https://www.mcnmedia.tv/recordings/1432.

Fr John Waters was Ordained a Priest at St Chad’s Cathedral on Saturday 20th July. He celebrated his first mass at All Souls Church on Sunday, 21st July at 11.15am. Photographs from his first  mass are now available at link.

Eleven New Deacons. Oscott college 29th June 2019.  News link Photos link

50th Anniversary Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes at Hednesford 7th July 2019. News story link Photos link

Mgr Louis McRaye RIP. Aged 104 . Former Warwick University Chaplain:link

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.  A Priests Prayer link

Dowry Pilgrimage of the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham 20 June: link

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) published its report on the Archdiocese of Birmingham, as a case study of the Roman Catholic Church on Thursday 20th June. link

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham 11 May link

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The Church’s in the Coventry Catholic Deanery are part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, Registered Charity No. 234216. This website provides Catholic news, and information.
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