“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 21/7,  English Martyrs 23/7,  Our Lady of the Angels 21/7, Sacred Heart pg1 pg2 21/7, St Anne & St Joseph 21/7, St Benedict ,  St Marie’s 21/7, St Joseph’s 21/7.

Celebrations a Plenty at Weston in Arden 28th June 2019 link

Deanery Visitation Report – October 2018 link

Weekday Mass Sheets: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

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

Coming Up:

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

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

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.  A Priests Prayer link

Archive:  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 Rugby Catholic Deanery are part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, Registered Charity No. 234216. This website provides Catholic news, and information.
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