News & Events

Click on the links above for News Letters,

reports and photo's of Recent Events

or use the Other News link for Pilgrimages/Retreats/BCYS etc

Click on any of the Links below for items of current or recent interest

Current News and Events

Racial Justice Sunday: 17th February 2019

Parish Pilgrimage to Walsingham 2019: 10th-13th September

Archdiocese of Birmingham Annual Lourdes Pilgrimage: 25th May - 1st June

Bishop Robert Byrne: Appointed Bishop of Hexham & Newcastle

Vocations Weekend for Young Women: FCJ Sisters, Liverpool, 15th-17th February

Redditch Carmelite Spirtiuality Group:  Saturday 16th February - Gaudete et Exultate
Full Programme for 2019

Stourport Justice & Peace Group: Flushed Away - Thursday 21st February

Friends of the Holy Land: Liturgy for Peace Saturday 23rd February

World Day of Prayer:  Friday 1st March 2019 - Stourport, Vernon Hall
General Press Release
WWDP Website

Catholic Youth Ministry Federation: CYMED Flame - 2nd March 2019
CYMED website
Go to Flame with Kenelm Youth Trust

Birmingham Justice & Peace:
January Mini Newsletter
Lent Retreat Saturday 16th March

Kenelm Youth News
Diary of Events 2019
CYMED Flame: 2nd March 2019
Youth Retreat: Fearless 22nd - 24th March
Lourdes May 2019
World Youth Day @ Home 7th - 9th June 2019
JP II Awards: Leaders Scheme


 Vincentian Volunteers: Spend a year that will change your life


Older News

SPICMA: News from Uganda, November 2018
Clean Water
St Kizito Primary School

Harvington Pilgrimage 2018: Report and pictures

Birmingham Justice & Peace: Newsletter Spring 2018

Wyre Forest Refugee Group: Spring Newsletter 2018

Sheltered Housing for Catholic over 60's: St Scholastica's Retreat

CAFOD Gap Year Opportunities: Step into the Gap
CAFOD: Inspire Younger Generations

Become a Manresa Prayer Guide in Ignatian Spirituality: Basic Training Course
Manresa website

Jack Fellows: The Social Mercenary

Intentional Health: Christian Physical & Mental Wellbeing Courses

Aid to the Church in Need : Prince Charles speaks out against Religious Persecution (Video)

Marriage Care : Facilitators, Counsellors and Co-ordinators needed

Amoris Laetitia: Apostolic Exhortation “on Love in the Family”

Fatima House Women's Refuge: Appeal for financial Support

St Chad's Sanctuary: Help for Refugees
See our clothing appeal in the Newsletter
Fr Hudson's Fatima House appeal

Kenelm Youth Trust: Pope John Paul II awards


Syria Crisis: Aid to the Church in Need

Aid to the Church in Need: Light a Candle Prayer for Syria


CAFOD offers Gap year placements: Step Into the Gap

UK placements

read the stories of former gappers

a current gap year participant : Lizzie's Story

Application Forms


BCYS and Kenelm Youth Trust

Watch the Taize video One Week in July

Lifeteen: Website for Catholic Teenagers


Cafod Birmingham Youth

New Resources

Action Guide for Young People



General Items

Kidderminster Food bank: Baxter URC

Offering Hope when the Cradle is Empty: Life Fertilitycare

Knights of St Columba: Serving God by Serving Others

Street Pastors


Kidderminster Branch
National web site



Heaven's Road: Catholic FM Radio






Follow Pope Francis on Twitter


Pope Francis Encyclical: Lumen Fidei


Two Hospitals that you have donated to in Romania
We have recently received an update from Marius about conditions at the hospitals and
his experiences as he delivered the many TV's, clothes and blankets that you generously donated.
Click here to see Marius' message and photos


The Sunny Trust:

We Have Chickens! Dec 2013

Message from Fr Sunny
Helen & Niki's Garo Hills Diary

Fr Stephen's Garo Hills Diary

Bakdil on Facebook: Follow


Let the Children Live: Street Children of Columbia



SPICMA: News from the Philippines



Other Links you may find useful:

The New Mass Translation: Various interesting articles and Links

New Mass Translation: Explanation of New Missal Texts

Catholic Bishops Conference: Liturgy Office

The Order of Mass: CTS Booklet

Praying the Mass: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5

National Pastoral Letter on New Translation of the Mass



Worldwide Marriage Encounter: Marriage Enrichment Weekends

Family Education Trust: Latest bulletins

The World seen from Rome: Free online Newspaper: ZENIT