IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PARISHIONERS: Staying safe at Mass during the January 2021 Lockdown
IMPORTANT REMINDER - face coverings while in the Church. Please wear a face covering over BOTH THE MOUTH AND THE NOSE upon entering the Church and throughout your stay
St Augustine’s Mass booking system: Click here to book your place at Mass and see the rules for attending Mass
Second collections: Donate on-line to the charities of the parish second collections
New pictures of the Stations of the Cross from St Augustine’s: Updated professional quality photos for 2021 by Con McHugh
Sponsor Father Dominic’s WalK for CAFOD: On Saturday 6 March 2021 Fr Dominic will undertake a 5-mile sponsored walk – click here to sponsor him in this venture
Would you like to undertake CAFOD’s 40 day Walk for Water challenge: Click here if you would like to undertake 10,000 steps per day during Lent and invite people to sponsor you
Holy Week Voices from the Holy Land: You are invited to a series of Lent reflections beginning on 19th February from 1.30-2.30pm, each Friday for 6 weeks
I am an instrument of God’s love: A mini retreat for Caregivers in a Covid WorldIntegrating Spirit, Mind and Body: Two webinars for mental health professionals seeking to unite their Christian faith and practice
Help stop people having to walk to get water
You can also text LENT to 70460 to donate £10
Stations of the Cross from St Augustine's
You are invited to pray the stations daily with other parishioners daily at 3pm throughout Lent.
We have a youtube live-stream feed with a camera in the church. The image on the left shows the area of the church that is being streamed. If you are within this area, then it will be possible to see you over the internet.
All Masses will be live streamed. Public Mass: some Masses will be open to the public but, if possible, please book your place if you wish to attend. To find out the times of all Masses see the Calendar and the Newsletter
National Lockdown Guidance January 2021: Public Mass will continue to be celebrated at the same times: Wednesday 11.30am, Saturday 10.00am and Sunday 9.00am and 11.30am
Guidance for the Celebration of Public Mass remains the same in January 2021: Issued by the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
A letter from Archbishop Bernard: 2nd February 2021, to clergy and parishioners
Diocesan Guidance: For Reports to Parishes of COVID Diagnosis or Symptoms
Guidance for Acts of Worship: Pastoral Care of the Sick
From the Metropolitan Archbishops of the Catholic Church in England: Resumption of the celebration of Mass
Mary' Meals - a very effective organisation: Doing excellent work in so many countries throughout the world
St Augustine’s in pictures: New photos of the church for 2020
A People who Hope in Christ: A Message from the Cardinal and Archbishop 2.5.2020
Urbi et Orbi: The Easter message 2020 of Pope Francis
Live streaming of the Rosary at 7pm each evening: From Christ the King Church, Coventry
At 12 noon, Sunday 29 March, England was rededicated to the Dowry of Mary.
Archbishop Bernard Longley celebrated the Mass at St Chad's Cathedral
Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi: on Friday 27th March, 2020 for the victims of the coronavirus and for all who are working so hard to care for the sick, the dying and the bereaved:
Do you need help? If you are elderly or in any way vulnerable, please let us know what help we might provide for you at this difficult time. Please phone 0121 705 0228 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chat and Pray: If you would like to chat and pray on the telephone with someone please phone Marguerite:
07926 523 274
St Chad's Cathedral: St Chad's Cathedral Live Stream; More information about live streaming from the Cathedral
Churches of the diocese with live streaming: https://www.birminghamdiocese.org.uk/parishes-with-live-streams
Watch EWTN Global Catholic Network live: https://www.ewtn.com/tv/watch-live
The Saltmine Passion Play Audio Drama: Three 15-minute episodes: Jesus’ triumphant procession, the crucifixion and resurrection
Daily mass and reflection with Bishop Robert Barron: https://www.wordonfire.org/daily-mass/
From Isolation to Evangelisation...: A message from Evangelisation Fieldworker, Maryvale Institute
Faith at home: Childrens liturgy and stations of the cross
Prayers during this time of illnes: www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/Resources/Flu/Prayer-Flu.pdf
Wednesday Word: “Wednesday Word “ is written by Father Henry Wansborough O.S.B. and contains his reflections on the Sunday Readings. See http://wednesdayword.org/sunday-gospel.htm
Catholic newspapers now online: Due to the Coronavirus, UK Catholic Diocesan newspapers have been posted online at www.ChurchPaper.co.uk
For whatever reason you have chosen to visit this website we hope that it will be practical and inspirational for you. For more information about what is available on the website, please visit our welcome page. If you are enquiring after the times of Services or weekly events please visit our weekly newsletter. Saint Augustine’s community is a very diverse and active community and is served by Father Dominic Kavanagh, Father Joseph Narikuzhi and Deacon Kevin O’Connor. We also have living within the parish Father Fred Sheldon, now retired from full-time ministry. Our community is made up of families living within the parish but also those living in the neighbouring areas and who use or visit Saint Augustine’s Church as it is conveniently situated at the beginning of the High Street in Solihull. We hope that your visit will be a prayerful and helpful experience. Please be assured of our prayers for you and may we ask you to remember the parish community in your prayers so that we may continue to be ardent yet gentle servants of the Gospel. Wishing you God’s special Blessings.
Archdiocese of Birmingham
This Parish is part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham: Registered Charity No. 234216.
Churches Together in Central Solihull
This Parish is a participating member of Churches Together in Central Solihull.
Going into Hospital
If you are going into hospital or a care home and want to see a Priest whilst there, please phone one of the Priests on 0121 705 0228, or tell the nursing staff you wish to see a Priest.Father Roger Raven is the Chaplain for Heartlands Hospital and Solihull Hospital and may be contaced at the Chaplain's Office on - 0121 424 1369.In an emergency please contact the switch board -0121 424 2000 and ask them to page the on call Catholic Priest.
St Augustine's Catholic Primary
Headteacher - Mrs J Foley BSc QTS
Tel: 0121 705 4355
Fax: 0121 705 9489