Swindon Catholic Deanery



Our website brings together the resources of the Swindon Catholic Deanery and provides information about Deanery-wide activities.  Most of the parishes and schools within the deanery have excellent websites of their own, and you will find links to them in these pages.


Deanery Penitential Service:  

Bishop Declan is to celebrate Liturgies of Reconciliation during Lent at venues across the diocese. Building upon the gatherings during Lent of the Jubilee of Mercy he is, once again, inviting our diocesan community to gather with him during this Year of Mission in celebration of God’s merciful love as part of our Lenten journey. Priests will be available at each venue to hear confession on Tuesday, March 13th at Holy Rood, Swindon at 7.00 pm.

Romero – Heartbeat of El Salvador

Romero – Heartbeat of El Salvador is a new play by RISE Theatre in association with The Archbishop Romero Trust, looking at the life and legacy of a man who chose to challenge those in power and stand up for social justice. Love is a heartbeat... The true story of Blessed Oscar Romero and the people of El Salvador is brought to life with explosive energy and passion from the RISE theatre team, accompanied by an original sound track from James Joshua Otto and inspiring graffiti set design by Gage Graphics. "Watching this play is a thought-provoking, challenging and moving experience that leaves you wanting to know more about the life and legacy of this great man of justice." Bridget Fenwick, CAFOD (March 2017)

The Swindon performance will be at St Joseph's Catholic College, Swindon on Friday 16 March 2018. Doors Open at 7:00PM. Starts at 7:30PM. Ticket Price: £5.00 - £10.00.  Tickets available online here, or at the door on the night.