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Bishop Mark Davies: Assisted Suicide Bill Will Put Lives of Many Vulnerable People at Risk

From zenit.0rg: Legislation Proposes Licensing Doctors to Supply Lethal Drugs to Those With Less Than Six Months to Live An English bishop has warned that a bill to legalise assisted suicide may inadvertently lead to the deaths of large numbers … Continue reading

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Bishop of Shrewsbury celebrates Tridentine Mass at Dome of Home

Today the Rt. Rev. Mark Davies, Bishop of Shrewsbury celebrated his first public Tridentine Mass and administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to a group of candidates at the Dome of Home. The liturgy at the landmark church of Ss Peter, … Continue reading

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Bishop of Shrewsbury’s Pastoral Letter Marking End of Year of Faith

November 22, 2013 (Zenit.org)  As the Year of Faith draws to a close, an English bishop has encouraged his flock not to be discouraged by the antagonism they face when bearing witness to Christ in society. Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury … Continue reading

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Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

From the Catholic Herald online: The Bishop of Shrewsbury will consecrate his diocese to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Sunday. Bishop Mark Davies’s act of consecration will mirror Pope Francis’s, the Pope will consecrate the world to Our Lady’s … Continue reading

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“Without you, O God, “nothing has firm foundation” – Bishop Mark Davies

A Pastoral Letter  read in all churches and chapels of the Diocese of Shrewsbury on the Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, 28th July 2013 My dear brothers and sisters, Since the first missionaries sent by Pope Gregory arrived on the … Continue reading

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Bishop Mark Davies’ Homily at the Mass of Thanksgiving for Pope Benedict XVI

28th February 2013 – Holy Angels Church, Hales Barnes I am sure most of us can remember exactly where we were when we heard the news that Pope Benedict was to resign. The sadness we feel at his departing reminds … Continue reading

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The Dome of Home

The following short film explores the Shrine church of Ss Peter, Paul and Philomena, on the Wirral. In it Canon Montjean, the rector of the Shrine, discusses aspects of the Extrordinary Form of the liturgy, as well as showing the … Continue reading

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Bishop Mark Davies’ Homily at Mass of Thanksgiving for Marriage

Diocesan Mass of Thanksgiving for Marriage Our Lady’s Church, Stockport, 9th February 2013 Today we come together to give thanks for marriage represented here by so many couples celebrating 25, 40, 50, 60 and 65 years of married life. For … Continue reading

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Interview with Bishop Mark Davies

Luke Coppen’s interview with Bishop Mark Davies was published in the Catholic Herald’s Christmas edition. You can read it in its entirety on the website of the diocese of Shrewsbury or gain a flavour here: LC: I just want to ask first of … Continue reading

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Bishop Mark Davies’ Advent pastoral letter on the New Evangelisation

The following address was read in churches and chapels of the Diocese of Shrewsbury on the first Sunday of Advent, 2nd December 2o12: My dear brothers and sisters, The Christmas celebration reminds us that Christianity lies at the foundation of … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury Vicar General appointed as Bishop of Portsmouth

By MARK GREAVES on Wednesday, 11 July 2012, from the Catholic Herald online: Mgr Philip Egan, vicar general of the Diocese of Shrewsbury, has been appointed as Bishop of Portsmouth. Bishop-elect Egan, a philosopher and theologian, will replace Bishop Crispian Hollis, who … Continue reading

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St John Vianney: Full text of homily of Bishop Davies in Shrewsbury Cathedral

Today we welcome the relic of a saint to Shrewsbury. All those who know something of the story of this historic town will appreciate the echoes of history in that statement. It was to this town of Shrewsbury eight centuries … Continue reading

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Photos from the visit of St John Vianney’s heart to Liverpool Cathedral

Here are some photos of the visit of St John Vianney’s heart to the Metropolitan Cathedral in Liverpool, as well as the Mass celebrated, amongst others, by Archbishop Kelly of Liverpool, Bishop Davies of Shrewsbury and Bishop Bagnard of Ars.

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St John Vianney: Bishop Mark Davies’s homily in Wythenshawe

I am sure all of us here have known priests throughout our lives who have been for us an example, an inspiration, an encouragement. Tonight we remember such a priest, a parish priest who belongs to us all in the … Continue reading

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The visit of St John Vianney’s relic: a blessing for us all

Fr Christopher Matthews is sub dean of the Cathedral Church of Our Lady Help of Christians and St Peter of Alcantara, Shrewsbury, and Master of Liturgical Ceremonies of Shrewsbury diocese. Here he explains how you can take part in the the … Continue reading

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