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.
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
Live streaming churches: Our Lady and All Saints link
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
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
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
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.
Accessibility Terms&Conditions Privacy Notice Safeguarding