Episcopal Visitation

On Sunday, January 7th, 2024, we will have the great honour and joy to welcome His Lordship, Bishop Mark Davies. Bishop Davies will celebrate the 12:30 pm Mass as a low Mass, preach to us and will join us afterwards in the hall during the reception.

First Mass of a Newly Ordained Priest at Shrewsbury

On May 14th, we expect the newly ordained Canon Liam Dodd here in Shrewsbury.

Canon Dodd was ordained to the Sacred Priesthood on Saturday, April 1st, by His Eminence, Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, at the Church of Saints Michael and Gaetano, Florence.
Canon Dodd will celebrate a First Mass in Shrewsbury at St. Winefride’s church following which he will offer the blessing of a newly ordained priest to all who present themselves after Mass at the communion rail.

Those faithful in attendance at Mass gain a plenary indulgence (under the usual conditions) and an additional grace may be gained from receiving the first blessing of a newly ordained priest

Ladies Group

Saturday, 10th December 2022 – St Winefride’s Hall

6:00pm: Talk by Canon Wiener on
“St. Hildegard of Bingen – Doctor of the Church”
6:50pm: Rosary
7:30pm: Bring and share supper

A donation of £2.00 per person will help to cover the heating costs.

Please contact Adeline on 07530-521568 to confirm attendance.

The Ladies’ Group will meet again on March 11th when

Canon Wiener will continue to talk about another of the four female Doctors of the Church: St. Catherine of Siena.

Relic of Saint Bernadette in Shrewsbury

Saint Bernadette Relic Tour 2022

The relic of Saint Bernadette will be in our Diocese on Tuesday 13th September in Shrewsbury Cathedral and Wednesday 14th September in Saint Werburgh’s Chester.

This is an amazing opportunity and time of grace for us. Those wishing to venerate the relic are strongly encouraged to book a time to visit via the national website here,

Spiritual Talk

July is the month dedicated to the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

A spiritual talk entitled The Precious Blood will be held on Saturday, 9th July, 11.00am in the Parish Hall

All welcome to attend.

Mary, Mother of Divine Grace

A spiritual talk on Mary, Mother of Divine Grace will be given in Saturday, 14th May 2022 at 11:00 Am in the Parish Hall adjacent to St. Winefride’s Church.

All very welcome.

Holy Week at St Winefride’s

10th April: 12.30pm Blessing of Palms & Procession followed by Sung High Mass

11th, 12th and 13th April: Masses and Confessions as usual

th April: 6:00 PM – Sung High Mass, Procession to the Repository, Adoration
(Confession 5pm to 5.30pm)

th April: 3:00 PM – Good Friday Liturgy with Adoration of the Holy Cross
(Confession 9.30am to 9.55am)
(Stations of the Cross 10am)

th April: 8:00 PM – Sung High Mass followed by Blessing of Easter Food
(Confession 7pm to 7.30pm)

17th April: 12:30pm Solemn High Mass

Ut palma florebit

A spiritual talk will be given on Saturday, 19th of March at St. Winefride’s church on the Feast of St. Joseph following the 10:00 am Mass.

First Holy Communion

Sunday, October 31st 2021 – Feast of Christ the King

On the feast of Christ the King, titular feast of our Institute, a group of children in our community will receive the Eucharistic Lord for the first time. We all join the families of these young faithful in their joy and gratefulness. Please pray for our children, especially in preparation of this important day in their lives.

If you wish your child to participate in this year’s First Holy Communion, please contact Canon Wiener via details here.

First Communicants will meet with Canon Wiener in the presence of their mothers and/or fathers to answer fundamental but simple questions regarding the Church’s teaching about the Eucharist. Please make an appointment with Canon for the week of October 25th-30th.

First Confessions are possible daily (30 minutes before each Mass) or upon appointment.

Canon Gribbin’s Farewell to Shrewsbury!

Canon Gribbin, as announced here, will leave St Winefride’s for Ardee, Co. Louth to be chaplain to the Sisters Adorers of the Royal Heart of Jesus. He will celebrate a farewell Mass here on the 26th September at 12.30pm