CATHOLIC CHURCH
of
SAINT AUGUSTINE of ENGLAND

Solihull, West Midlands

 
   










 

     

The Catholic Population of the Parish is approximately 1500.  Various organisations within the Parish are listed below.  If you are interested in joining any of them or simply want to find out more, please ring the contact person. If there is no telephone number, the organisation can be contacted via the administrator

Parish Hall Bookings - Contact Joe Pritchard Tel: 0121 705 4263

AA Support Group

Contact: Chris 07970 321 231
Meetings: Monday 7.15pm, Parish Hall

Association for the Propagation of the Faith (APF)

Contact: Frank Miller

Brownies

Contact: Rose Walsh
Meetings: Wednesday 5.45-7.15pm, Parish Hall

Catholic Agency For Overseas Development (CAFOD)

Contact: Michael Keating

Catholic Women's League (CWL)

Contact:
Meetings: Third Monday of the month 7.30pm, Parish Hall

Child Protection Representatives

Contact: Teresa Cund
             Anne Ryder

Children's Liturgy

Contact: Margaret
Meetings: Sunday 9am Mass, Parish Hall

Choir

Contact: Father Dominic
Meetings: Practice on Wednesday at 6.00pm.  Sing at 11am Mass on Sunday

Coffee and Tea

Coffee and tea is available after 12.30pm Mass on Saturday, and after 9am and 11am Masses on Sunday. Proceeds to CAFOD

Gift Aid

The parish depends on regular weekly financial contributions.  If you are a tax-payer, your regular weekly contributions can be Gift-Aided. This enables the Church to reclaim the tax, adding 28% of the value to your contributions

Contact: Tim or Bernadette, Thursday and Friday mornings 0121 705 0228

FairTrade - Traidcraft

Contact:
Website: www.fairtrade.co.uk

Legion of Mary

The Legion of Mary is a body of Catholics that helps our parish community through prayer and helps to run baptismal talks for parents and other activities.

Contact: Father Andrew 0121 705 0228
Meetings: Tuesday at 6.30pm, Presbytery

The Macular Disease Support Group (central vision loss)

Contact:  Dawn Dawson on 01564 772265
National Helpline: 0845 241 2041
Meetings: First Thursday of the month, Parish Hall
Website: www.maculardisease.org

Medical Missionaries of MARY

Website: www.mmmworldwide.org

Mothers & Toddlers Group

All welcome

Contact: admin@staugustinesolihull.org.uk
Meetings: Wednesday 9.30am-11.00pm, Parish Hall

Parish Council

Minutes of Parish Meetings: 
30th November 2005
9th February 2006
11th November 2009
22nd February 2011
21st July 2011

Pax Christi

Website: www.paxchristi.org.uk

Pre-School Playgroup

Meetings: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am-1.15pm, Parish Hall

St.Augustine's Pre-school currently meets in St.Augustine's Church Hall on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Having received a very positive Ofsted report (in which the staff were particularly complimented on the quality of their care) the group offers a caring environment for children to develop both educational and social skills.
The groups is registered for Educational Funding for all 3 year olds and follows the Government's Foundation Stage stepping stones.
St.Augustine's Pre-school is open to all. Children can attend the group from age 2, subject to discussion between parents and staff.
Contact: Mrs Jacqui Curran Tel: 0121 704 5061

Rainbows

Contact: Anna-Marie Boyd
Sessions: Wednesday 4.30-5.30pm, Parish Hall
Ages: 5-7

Saint Augustine's Mothers' Prayer Group

Saint Augustine's Mothers' Prayer Group is a group of Catholic mothers who support each other through prayer and friendship

Contact:
Meetings: Second Monday of the month 8pm, Parish Hall

Saint Vincent de Paul (SVP)

The SVP is a group of Catholics that assist the poor and homeless within our Solihull community

Contact: Joe Ferris: 0121 603 9763
Meetings: Every second and fourth Thursday, 7pm, Parish Hall

Solihull Welcome

Solihull Welcome is a charity operating within the parish which is supported by the Churches Together. Its aim is simply to offer support and advice to those seeking asylum in the UK, and those seeking citizenship

Contact:
Sessions: Wednesday 12 noon-3pm and Friday 10.30am-3pm, Parish Hall

Talks on the Faith

These talks are run by Father Dominic and Father Andrew, Deacon Kevin and Mr. Franc Kelly and are simply a chance to learn and ask questions about the Catholic Faith.  It is also a time to have tea or coffee and relax with friends.  All are welcome

Contact: The Presbytery
Meetings: Every Monday morning at 10.45 in the presbytery and Every Thursday, 7.30pm, Parish Hall

Youth Group

Youth Group is maintained and run by parishioners during term-time

Contact: Father Dominic, or Father Andrew or Mrs. Mary Jones Tel: 0121 705 0228
Meetings: Every Tuesday, 7-9pm, Parish Hall
Ages: 10-13

 
   

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