“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 , Christ the King , Corpus Christi with St Anne , Holy Family , Our Lady of the Assumption & St John Vianney , Sacred Heart , St John Fisher , St Elizabeth , St Joseph the Worker , Ss Mary & Benedict , St Osburg , St Patrick , St Thomas More , University of Warwick .
Talks on the Faith at Christ the King. Now ongoing every Thursday 7pm. link
Job Opportunity: Bishop Walsh Catholic School in Sutton Coldfield (part of the St. John Paul II MAC) are seeking an inspirational, collaborative and outward facing Principal for September 2020. Full details can be found on the school website: www.bishopwalsh.net
Going into hospital? The Catholic chaplain at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire in Walsgrave (and at St. Cross Hospital in Rugby) is Father Evaristus Sunday. Messages for Fr. Sunday can be left on 024 7696 7515. In an emergency contact the hospital switchboard on 024 7696 4000 (open 24 hours) and ask for the chaplain. There is always a Catholic chaplain on call. It’s important to let the hospital nursing staff know at the time of admission that you (or your relative) are a Catholic and would like the Catholic chaplain to visit you while you’re there.
Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity. The Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity begins on January 18th and concludes on January 25th the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.
Liturgical Celebrations this Year:
Ash Wednesday: 26 February
Palm Sunday: 5 April
Easter Day: 12 April
Ascension Day: Thursday 21 May
Pentecost: 31 May
Corpus Christi: 14 June
News archive: link
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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