WELCOME TO
ST ANNE'S CATHOLIC PARISH

NUNEATON, WARWICKSHIRE

This is the website for the parish of St Anne, Nuneaton,  Warwickshire, of which St Joseph's Church, New Arley is a part.

We belong to the

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham

Archdiocese Registered Charity Number: 234216

SOME LINKS TO OTHER SITES...

The lower case orange text below provides a link to other web sites. This list can provide only a tiny selection of the many Catholic websites that exist, especially for national and international Catholic organisations. This is parish is not responsible for the content of these sites.

 

     

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LOCAL PARISHES AND GROUPS

 

Our Lady of the Angels, Nuneaton. Our nearest neighbour and the parish out of which we were formed.

 

St Benedict's, Atherstone. Our neighbouring parish to the north west

 

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, the parish of Bulkington on the far side of Nuneaton to us.

 

Sacred Heart and St Teresa, the parish of Coleshill, a neighbouring parish.

 

St Francis Bedworth, a neighbouring parish, now served by Bulkington parish

 

Holy Family parish, Holbrooks in Coventry, which is another of our neighbours.

 

The Pastoral Care Project which seeks to serve the needs of the frail elderly, of sufferers of dementia and of those who care for them. The charity is based at Coleshill and works in north Warwickshire.

 

Nuneaton and District Catholic Fellowship The Nuneaton and District Catholic Fellowship (NDCF) is a National charity, which was originally founded as the Catholic Handicapped Children's Fellowship (CHCF) by Elizabeth Fitzroy in 1956. She recognised that the spiritual welfare of disabled children, particularly those with mental health problems, as well as their families, needs to be nurtured within the Church. Our local NDCF branch organises pilgrimages, trips, social events and many different activitiesfor those with physical, learning and sensory difficulties, and their families, supporting children and adults alike.

 

Chintowa Development Trust

The Chinthowa Development Trust is a small charity based in North Warwickshire that works in Malawi, Africa. Its primary function is the care of orphans within the villages of Chinthowa, Mpani, Njolo and Majiga located some 50 miles west of the capital of Lilongwe. Its volunteers work for free, are not paid salaries or expenses and every penny donated goes to the benefit of the villages and orphans.


 

 

THE LOCAL CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL

 

St Thomas More Catholic School and Technology College, Nuneaton

 

 

ECUMENICAL GROUPS

 

Nuneaton and Bedworth Prayer Web, an initiative of Christians from many local churches throughout the borough

 

Nuneaton Foodbank Helping those in genuine need

 

 

DIOCESAN ORGANISATIONS

 

The Archdiocese of Birmingham.

 

The Diocesan Education Service, supporting the teaching of RE and the spiritual lives of our Catholic schools, and asssiting with their managment and governance.

 

Birmingham Catholic Youth Service. BCYS is the organisation within the Archdiocese dedicated to youth work

 

The Diocesan Seminary at Oscott, Birmingham.

 

Maryvale Institute, the International Catholic distance learning college based in Birmingham.

 

Vocations Centre of the Archdiocese of Birmingham

 

 

SPIRITUALITY

 

Opportunities for prayer each day with the Irish Jesuits.

 

To say the Daily Office of the Church have a look at Universalis.

 

A ready source of spiritual reading, teaching about the faith and liturgical books (including the new English translation of the Mass) can be found at the Catholic Truth Society

 

What is the Catholic faith anyway? Have a look at this introduction from life4seekers at the Catholic Enquiry Office

 

 

THE NEW TRANSLATION OF THE MASS: Now in use in the English speaking world

Visit here to be able to see the old and new versions compared, or compared together with the Latin original. This is the Liturgy Office of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales. There is information on that website and also more on the website of the Catholic Bishops of the USA here.

 

 

VOCATIONS

 

If you wish to know more about exploring a call to the priesthood try here for a national site for England and Wales or here for this Archdiocese. But better still, talk to a priest about it of course.

 

If you are wondering about the permanent diaconate.

 

 

RELIGIOUS ORDERS AND CONGREGATIONS

 

Mount St Bernard Abbey in Leicestershire, a community of Cistercian monks.

 

Downside Abbey in Somerset, a Benedictine community of monks.

 

Stanbrook Abbey, a community of Benedictine nuns in Yorkshire.

 

The Jesuit website.

 

 

NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

 

The Catholic Church in England and Wales.

 

Aid to the Church in Need, supporting the suffering Church.

 

The St Barnabas Society, which gives practical support and help to non-Catholic clergy and religious who desire to be received in to the Catholic Church

 

CAFOD, the Catholic overseas relief agency.

 

Information about the visit of Pope Benedict to this country in September 2010.

 

LIFE charity offering support to pregnant mothers and mothers of young children. Pregnant unexpectedly? Young mum? Go here before you make any decisions.  

 

Pax Christi is the national Catholic agency working to promote peace and justice at home and abroad.

 

 

SHRINES

 

Lourdes in France where Our Lady appeared to St Bernadette in 1858. To have a look at what's happening now at the shrine, try the web cam. The world's most visited Marian shrine.

 

The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, in Norfolk. This is England's national shrine to the Mother of the Lord. A great mediaeval shrine grew up after Our Lady appeared in 1061 to the lady of the manor. It was destroyed at the reformation, but a faithful few kept its memory alive and organised pilgrimage began again in the early 20th century. We make an annual pilgrimage to this holy place. Photos of parish pilgrimages of recent years are here

 

The Shrine of Our Lady of Knock in County Mayo is Ireland's great place of pilgrimage to Our Lady. She appeared there in 1879.

 

Carfin in the Diocese of Motherwell is Scotland's national shrine to Our Lady.

 

Our Lady of the Taper, in Cardigan is the national shrine of Our Lady in Wales. This has a long history.

 

Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal is the shrine established where three little shepherd children saw apparitions of Our Lady in 1917. Parishioners visited here in 2009.

 

The great shrine of our patron saint, St Anne, mother of Mary who is the mother of Jesus, in Brittany, France. Mostly in French but well worth a look even if French isn't your native tongue.

 

The Basilica of St Anthony of Padua in Italy. Parishioners visited this holy place in 2007.

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BODIES

 

Zenit Catholic News Agency.

 

EWTN Catholic television, available worldwide and in the is country for free (once installed) and on Sky Channel 589

 

 

THE VATICAN

 

The Holy See's own website.

 

Vatican Radio

 

The Papal Visit September 2010 - sound and pictures from Pope Benedict's time with us

 

L'Osservatore Romano - the official Vatican newspaper, English edition

 

The Sistine Chapel - a Vatican website enabling you to explore this unique place of worship from your computer. Remarkable graphics that let the viewer zoom in and look at every part of Michelangelo's beautiful work

 

The Vatican Museum official website, with lots of information about the museum, its exhibits and the Papal Basilicas in Rome

 

 

CONTACT DETAILS

The Parish Priest

St Anne's

93 Camp Hill Road

Nuneaton CV10 0JP

Tel: 02476 392365

 

On other pages you will find more information about the life of the parish today and its history, making arrangments for baptisms and weddings, what it means to become and be a Catholic, and links to other Catholic organisations

 

 

 

  St Anne's Nuneaton 2015

The Maryvale Institute