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Welcome to our Dudley 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 Deanery and provides information about Deanery wide activity. The Dudley Deanery  is one of eighteen  deaneries which make up the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham. The Dudley Deanery  has 12 parishes. Parish administration link

Fr Des Devenney, Dean of Dudley and Parish Priest of Our Lady and All Saints.

This weeks newsletters: Our Lady and All Saints 19/1, St. Mary’s (Brierley Hill) & Our Lady of Lourdes (Kingswinford) & Our Lady of Lourdes (Cradley Heath)  19/1,  St Chad and All Saints & St Peter and  the English Martyrs , Our Lady and St Hubert 19/1, Our Blessed Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury & The Sacred Heart and Holy Souls , English Martyrs & St Francis Xavier – see below, Our Lady and St Kenelm 19/1 .

Please note for English Martyrs & St Francis Xavier 
Fr Joseph is away until end of January and there will be no newsletter until he returns.
No Masses during the week.
Saturday Vigil: 5pm Mass at English Martyrs’s Church Blackheath.
Sunday: 11am Mass at St Francis Xavier Oldbury.

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

The God Who Speaks link Sunday 19 January: Matthew 03, 16-17  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

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

Live streaming churches:  Our Lady and All Saints link

Coming Up:

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

Archive:  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

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

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

Archdiocese of Birmingham Sower Magazine.The August edition is now available online to read at link

Sunday 1 September 2019. Annual Harvington Pilgrimage. Principal Celebrant: Rt Rev David McGough LSS STL 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. Poster 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

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

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