25th April 2020 – Letter of his holiness Pope Francis to the Faithful for the Month of May 2020 link
2nd May 2020 – A Message from the Metropolitan Archbishops of the Catholic Church in England and Wales A People who Hope in Christ
3rd May 2020 -Pastoral Letter of the Most Reverend Bernard Longley Archbishop of Birmingham for the Fourth Sunday of Easter-I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full
Welcome to our Dudley Deanery website.
The Bishops’ Conference have issued guidelines for the celebration of the Liturgy: We are asked not have any public masses or celebrations from Friday 20th March.
St. Mary’s (Brierley Hill) & Our Lady of Lourdes (Kingswinford) & Our Lady of Lourdes (Cradley Heath)
Sunday 10am -11am Brierley Hill
Tuesday 11.45am – 12.45pm Old Hill
Friday 10am – 12pm Kingswinford
Liturgical Celebrations this Year:
Palm Sunday: 5 April
Easter Day: 12 April
Ascension Day: Thursday 21 May
Pentecost: 31 May
Corpus Christi: 14 June
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.
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