Welcome to St Peter's Parish, Bromsgrove
Now on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; they were going to call him Zechariah after his father, but his mother spoke up. ‘No,’ she said ‘he is to be called John.’ They said to her, ‘But no one in your family has that name’, and made signs to his father to find out what he wanted him called. The father asked for a writing-tablet and wrote, ‘His name is John.’ And they were all astonished. At that instant his power of speech returned and he spoke and praised God. All their neighbours were filled with awe and the whole affair was talked about throughout the hill country of Judaea. All those who heard of it treasured it in their hearts. ‘What will this child turn out to be?’ they wondered. And indeed the hand of the Lord was with him.
Meanwhile the child grew up and his spirit matured. And he lived out in the wilderness until the day he appeared openly to Israel.
Luke 1: 59 -66,80
Bishop Barron's homily is about St John the Baptist (click)
Pope Francis: Homily on the Our Father. Long but worth taking the time (click)
Psalm for prayer this week and CAFOD Prayer for Peace (click)
Parish project in support of St Therese Hospital in Nzara, South Sudan updated with new information and photos (click)
The parish school is St Peter's First School, situated close to the Church. It was established in around 1860 in part of the building which is now the Parish Centre. The school is now associated with other local Catholic schools in Redditch as part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Multi-Academy Company (MAC). Click here for a link to the school website. The headteacher is Mrs Catherine Clubley.
We are a Roman Catholic parish in the Archdiocese of Birmingham. The patron of our church is St Peter. The church is situated on the B4091, the main road south out of Bromsgrove town centre (click here for a link to a map). The parish priest is Monsignor Graham Wilkinson
Thinking of becoming a Catholic?
Whether you are a non Christian or a non Catholic, if you wish to learn about the Catholic Faith you are most welcome to attend our sessions "Journey in Faith" which started at the beginning of October. Now is the time to give serious thought to this should you wish to find out if the Catholic Faith is for you or if you wish to return to the Faith and deepen your knowledge and understanding.
The Journey in Faith course takes place on each Monday at 7.30 p.m. in the Parish Centre and continues weekly until Easter. The next course is scheduled for Autumn 2018.
If you wish for further information or have a positive interest in becoming a Catholic please contact Fr Graham or John Lally. For more information see also the page on this website How do I become a Catholic?