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).

Live streaming in Rugby Deanery:  Our Lady of Sacred Heart, Bulkington link ,  Our Lady of the Angels,  Nuneaton link  Archdiocese of Birmingham Livestreams link

Follow the daily Readings at Mass: Universalis or Alive Publsihing

The new lockdown in England has now  come into effect until at least Wedneday 2 December.    Churches are closed except for Private prayer. Please read newsletters for  arrangements during this period.

This weeks newsletters: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and St Francis of Assisi olsh221120, English Martyrs & Sacred Heart,  Our Lady of the Angels ola221120, St Anne & St Joseph, St Benedict sb221120,  St Marie’s sm221120, St Joseph’s. Older newsletters link


  • Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate of Dominic Kerr, Dirk Hermans & John Garvey. St Chad’s, Sunday 1st November 2020. Photos link.
  • Two New Auxiliary Bishops for the Diocese.  The Episcopal Ordination Mass for Bishops David Evans and Stephen Wright took place on Friday 8th October at noon in St Chad’s Cathedral, on the Feast of St John Henry Newman. This may well be the first time that two bishops have been ordained together in St Chad’s Cathedral. Full story at link. Photos link.
  • Deacons Sean Gough and Benedict Skipper were ordained priests in the cathedral  on Sunday 20th September at 3.00pm. Photos link.
  • Deacons Clive Dytor and Alex Taylor were ordained priests on Saturday 12th September in St Chad’s Cathedral. Photographs can be found at Photis link.

The God Who Speaks  Weekly Meditations by Fr Dries Van den Akker S.J on the Paintings of St Matthews Gospel by Peter Clare. link 

Birmingham Archdiocese: News link : Four Priests Ordained in September link
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