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.

Upcoming events:

Deanery Penitential Service

Bishop Declan invites us to gather with him to celebrate sacramental reconciliation on Thursday 30th March at Holy Rood Church, Swindon at 7.00 pm. Deanery priests will be available to hear confessions.

"Born for This" Play

"Born for This" is a unique and powerful musical, performed by young people from our Catholic Secondary Schools, that brings the Stations of the Cross to life. The play will be performed from 7:30pm on Friday 31st March at St Peter’s Church, Carronbridge Road, Swindon SN5 7ES. Admission free, all are welcome. For more information visit

Walshingham Pilgrimage: 

There are five single (non-ensuite) rooms (£170 pp) on the Holy Family Parish pilgrimage. It leaves on 22nd April (Bus Station at 7:00am or Holy Family Church at 7:15am) and arrives back in Swindon around 7:00pm on 24th April. For more details, or to book a place, please contact Mike or Kathleen Daley (829381 or

Lourdes Pilgrimage: 

Diocesan pilgrimage with Bishop Declan, 18th-25th August. For details contact Deacon Dave Wakefield on 07711 834800 or email  The Youth Ministry Pilgrimage details are on the notice board.