“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 15/7, English Martyrs 15/7,  Our Lady of the Angels 15/7, Sacred Heart pg1 pg 2 15/7, St Anne & St Joseph 15/7, St Benedict 15/7,  St Marie’s 15/7, St Joseph’s 15/7.

Weekday Mass Sheets: 16/7 doc pdf, 23/7 doc pdf, 30/7 doc pdf, 6/8 doc pdf, 13/8 doc pdf, 20/8 doc pdf, 27/8 doc pdf

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

Year for Priests link . The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on June 8 marks the start of a Year for Priests in the Archdiocese of Birmingham. This is a year of thanksgiving, prayer and celebration for the priests of this diocese, in preparation for a national celebration of priesthood on the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart in 2019.  Archbishop Bernard’s Pastoral Letter 3 June 2018 – link

Coming Up

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).


Coventry Cathedral Sunday October 29th at 4 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate in an ecumenical commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at Coventry Cathedral on Sunday October 29th at 4 pm. Our guest speakers will be Bishop William Kenney and Senior Pastor Albrecht Köstlin-Büürma. Music will be led and performed by the Choir of Beverley Minster.

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