“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 & Coventry Ordinariate 8/12, Christ the King  8/12 Season of Advent  link,  ,  Corpus Christi with St Anne 8/12,  Holy Family 8/12, Our Lady of the Assumption & St John Vianney  8/12, Sacred Heart 8/12, St John Fisher 8/12, St Elizabeth 8/12,  St Joseph the Worker 8/12,   Ss Mary & Benedict 8/12, St Osburg 8/12, St Patrick 8/12, St Thomas More 8/12, University of Warwick 8/12.

Archdiocese of Birmingham The Parish Levy

Christmas Mass Times and details of Penance services in Coventry  link pdf copy

Weekday Mass Sheets: 9/12 pdf doc,  16/12 pdf doc , 23/12 pdf doc,, 30/12 doc pdf,  6/1 doc pdf,  13/1 doc pdf,  20/1 doc pdf,  27/1 doc pdf,  3/2 doc pdf,  10/2 doc pdf,  17/2 doc , pdf,  24/2  doc pdf,  2/3 doc pdf,  9/3 doc pdf,  16/3 doc pdf, 23/3 doc pdf, 30/3 doc pdf

Birmingham Archdiocese:  Website news  link   e-newsletter sign up link

The Sower. The Advent edition of the Archdiocese of Birmingham’s publication is now available online and in parishes from Thursday 21 November link

Coming up:

News archive:  link

2019 General Election Statement and Bishops’ Plenary  The Catholic Bishops’ of England and Wales have issued a statement on the forthcoming General Election having returned from their November 2019 Plenary meeting in Leeds. Friday 29th November. link

Induction of  Parish Priests:
Thursday 5th December at 7.00pm – Fr Paul Burch at All Souls on Thursday 5th December.
We wish them every blessing in their new appointments.

1st of December Coventry Winter Night Shelter (CWNS).   The shelter opens on 1st of December, so we are now looking for volunteers to help us. There is an information and training session for new volunteers on Wednesday 9th October, 7-9pm, at The Welcome Centre, 47 Parks ide, CV1 2HG, and further training for all volunteers on the Thursday 17th October, at the same place and time. There is a catch-up information and training session on Thursday 14th November too. Everybody is welcome; no need to register. please contact Helen: cwnshelen@hopecoventry.org.uk.

1st December 4pm – Blessing of the Crib  in Coventry City Centre.  Photos online at: link

Saturday 16th November 10.30am . 10 Years of supporting Christians in the Holy Land on Saturday 16th November 10.30 am in The Cathedral Church of Saint Michael, Coventry there will be an ecumenical service in attendance will be His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols. More details and registration for the event can be found on our website – www.friendsoftheholyland.org.uk

Tuesday 12th November 7pm. Photographs from the Mass for the Deceased Clergy for the Coventry Deanery  on 12th November  at 7pm at St.Anne’s link.  List of  Deceased Clergy of the Coventry Deanery link

Sunday, 20th October 3.00 pm, Coventry Intercultural Mass,  at St. John Fisher Church (CV2 3DL). It will be  followed by refreshments and a taste of different cultural foods in the Parish Centre.

Archdiocese of Birmingham GDPR resources link

Catholic Students at Coventry University: there is Holy Mass  every Tuesday in the Faith and Spirituality Centre (Hub) 3rd Floor at 1:10pm. Fr. Jimmy the chaplain is available everyday for prayer and for any discussion. You can contact him on 07906124756, or email him at lutwajim@yahoo.com

Catholic students at the University of Warwick: there is Holy Mass in the Chaplaincy each Sunday (12.30) and also on Thursdays and Fridays (12.15).  There is also Morning Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament at St. Joseph’s, Cannon Park, at 7.30 every Thursday morning, followed by breakfast, and Evening Chapel (prayer before the Blessed Sacrament and supper) at St. Joseph’s each Friday, 6.00pm.  Fr. Harry, the Catholic Chaplain, can be  contacted at 02476 419111 or h.a.curtis@warwick.ac.uk.  For further details see www.sjtwcoventry.org.uk.

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

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