“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 Parishes 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 9/12, English Martyrs 9/12,  Our Lady of the Angels 9/12, Sacred Heart pg1 pg 2 9/12, St Anne & St Joseph 9/12, St Benedict 9/12,  St Marie’s 9/12, St Joseph’s 9/12.

Weekday Mass Sheets:  10/12 pdf doc,  17/12 pdf doc,  26/12 pdfdoc, 31/12 pdf doc, 7/12 pdf doc

Coming up:

Birmingham Archdiocese News link

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

Coming up

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

England to be rededicated as the Dowry of Mary in 2020.  Dowry Tour – The Dowry of Mary Pilgrimage Triduum.  During the course of 2018 to 2020 the statue of Our Lady from the Slipper Chapel at the Catholic National Shrine in Walsingham will be taken to each Cathedral in England for a three-day triduum of prayer, as part of the preparation for the re-dedication of England as the Dowry of Mary in 2020. Each visit will take place between a Thursday and Saturday. “A moment of great promise …. for the Church in this country and for our mission” Cardinal Vincent Nichols website link  St Chad’s Birmingham – 20th to 22nd June. 

Rugby Deanery Visitations.  These will take place between 10th October 2018 with the Opening Meeting and then will end with a Deanery Mass on 19th March 2019. The Archbishop will be visiting Bulkington and Bedworth (Date still to be confirmed) and St Anne’s, Chapel End. Bishop William Kenney CP will visit the rest of the Parishes. The Consecration of Our Lady of The Sacred Heart Church 28th June 2019. (The Solemnity of The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus).


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

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