“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, 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 24/3, Christ the King 24/3, Corpus Christi with St Anne 24/3, Coventry Ordinariate 24/3, Holy Family 24/3, Our Lady of the Assumption 24/3, Sacred Heart 24/3, St John Fisher 24/3, St Elizabeth 24/3, St John Vianney 24/3, St Joseph the Worker , Ss Mary & Benedict 24/3, St Osburg , St Patrick 24/3, St Thomas More 24/3, University of Warwick .
Pray the Rosary with Our Lady of Coventry Every Friday at 1:40pm in Lent, in May and in October at ‘Our Lady of Coventry’ statue in Priory Gardens, near Holy Trinity Church, Broadgate. This tradition was started by St. Thomas More Justice & Peace Group in 2003. Poster link
Pilgrimage to Lourdes May 2019: This will take place from Saturday 25th to Friday 31st May 2019. This year’s trip is being arranged through Tangy Tours and includes flights from Birmingham. Any enquiries relating to booking travel and accommodation should be directed to Tangney Tours on 01732 88666. For further information on the pilgrimage please visit the Birmingham Diocese website link
Birmingham Archdiocese News 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. 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.
Annual St Patrick’s Day Mass: The Annual Mass in honour of St Patrick will be on Thursday 14th March at 8pm at St Mary and St Benedict’s Church.
The 3 Hail Mary’s Play – written by Tommy Marren (Co. Sligo) Thursday 14th & Friday 15th March @ 7.30pm, South & City College, Digbeth, Birmingham B5 5SU. For ticket information please contact: John Fitzgerald 0121 622 3763
Fr Tom Walton officially takes up residence at St John Vianney Presbytery and the post of Parish Priest for both Our Lady of the Assumption and St John Vianney on Monday 4th March. His First Mass at St John Vianney will be at 9.30am on Monday 4th March. His first Mass at Our Lady of the Assumption will be at 12.10pm on Monday 4th March.
Photographs from the Mass of Thanksgiving for 60th Anniversary of Ordination to the Sacred Priesthood of Rt Rev Philip Pargeter. St Mary’s College, Oscott. Saturday 23rd February 2019. link
Saturday 9th February. Altar Servers Mass 2019 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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