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

Job Opportunity: Vice Principal St Ambrose School, Kidderminster

Live stream services from around the Diocese:  Archdiocese of Birmingham live streaming

Diocesan Day Pilgrimage to Walsingham 9th May - subject to cancellation

The Bible Society:  Lent Challenge; 40 Bible Quotations

Lent Plastic Challenge 2020

Birmingham Justice & Peace: Spring 2020 Newsletter
Latest news
30 Days of Prayer with Newman until 25th April

Retreats at  Belmont Abbey: Retreats Programme 2020

Redditch Carmelite Spirituality Group: Full programme for 2020

Wyre Forest Justice & Peace Group: Full Programme 2020 Subject to change

Birmingham Parishes Pilgrimage to Knock: 20th - 24th April - subject to cancellation

Kenelm Youth News
Proud to Profess 4th April - CANCELLED
Synod Fruits: website dedicated to the fruits of the Youth Synod 2018
ChurchPop: Light hearted cultural website for youth
Main Kenelm Youth Website
Gap Year Opportunities : Apply now
JP II Awards: Leaders Scheme

The Year of the Word: God who Speaks

SPICMA News: February 2020
SPICMA website

News from Taize : News sheet January 2020

Memories of Canon Gerry Breen RIP: Extracts from newsletters 1997

 Vincentian Volunteers: Spend a year that will change your life

Older News

Papal Exhortation - Synod on Youth, the Faith and Vocational Discernment
Christus Vivit

News Form Taize: January 2019

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

Harvington Pilgrimage 2018: Report and pictures

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

Intentional Health: Christian Physical & Mental Wellbeing Courses

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


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



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