“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – St. Francis of Assisi.

Welcome to the Rugby 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 Rugby  Catholic Deanery and provides information about Deanery wide activity.  Rugby  is one of eighteen  deaneries which make up the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham. The Rugby Deanery has the following parishes: English Martyrs (Rugby), Our Lady of the Angels (Nuneaton), Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (Bulkington) and St Francis of Assisi (Bedworth), Sacred Heart (Rugby), St Anne (Nuneaton), St Benedict (Atherstone), St Marie’s (Rugby) and St Joseph, (Monks Kirby). Fr Michael Gamble, Dean of Rugby and Parish Priest of Our Lady of Sacred Heart and St Francis of Assisi.

This weeks newsletters: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and St Francis of Assisi 23/6, English Martyrs pg1 pg2 23/6,  Our Lady of the Angels 23/6, Sacred Heart 23/6, St Anne & St Joseph 23/6, St Benedict 23/6,  St Marie’s 23/6, St Joseph’s 23/6.

Weekday Mass Sheets: 24/6 pdf doc, 1/7 pdf doc, 8/7 pdf doc, 15/7 pdf doc, 22/7 pdf doc, 29/7 pdf doc, 5/8 pdf doc, 12/8 pdf doc, 19/8 pdf doc, 26/8 pdf doc, 2/9 pdf doc, 9/9 pdf doc, 16/9 pdf doc, 23/9pdf doc, 30/9 pdf doc

Live streaming churches:  Our Lady of Sacred Heart link  St Francis of Assisi link

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham 11 May link

Dowry Pilgrimage of the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham 20 June: link

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

Coming up:

Dowry pilgrimage of the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham: For the rededication of England, the statue is being taken to each Cathedral in England from 2018 to 2020. It will be taken to St. Chad’s Cathedral from 20th to 22nd June 2019. Datailed programme link

50th Anniversary Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes at Hednesford, will be  on Sunday 7 July 2019. The program will be as follows: 12 Noon Procession, 1 pm Hall open for refreshments, 2.15 – 3.45 pm Confessions, 3 pm Public Rosary & Marian Hymns, 4 pm Mass & Sacrament of the Sick. Principal Celebrant and preacher Archbishop Bernard Longley.

A Year for Priests 2018-2019. On the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart 2018, there began a year of thanksgiving, prayer and celebration for the priests of the Archdiocese of Birmingham. For more information click here.  A Priests Prayer link


His Grace, Archbishop Bernard, celebrated Thanksgiving Mass for Marriage on Sunday 3rd February, 11am at St Chad’s Cathedral.  Photos link  Archdiocese news story link

Birmingham Passion Play 2019: The Archbishop asks the Catholic community to support/participate in this event which will run on 16th, 17th and 18th April 2019 in the Birmingham City Centre. The leading actors/actresses will be supplied by professional players from the Saltmine Trust www.saltminetrust.org.uk. 3rd February Session 1 photos  link

Celebration Day on Sunday 14th October from 10am-4pm celebrating our involvement in World Meeting of Families, Youth Synod and Adoremus plus a celebration of the canonisation of Bl. Oscar Romero and Bl. Pope John VI alongside five others. Cardinal Wiseman School, Potters Green Road, Coventry CV2 2AJ. Tickets are free, but please book to secure your place:
www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk/Event/diocesancelebration-day or
call 0121 230 6286 if you are unable to use online

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