The Catholic Church in England and Wales is made up of 22 dioceses. Our Lady of the Wayside School is the parish school for Our Lady of the Wayside Parish. We are part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham which comprises the counties of West Midlands, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. St Chad's Cathedral is the Mother Church of our Archdiocese and is situated in central Birmingham. Our current Archbishop is Archbishop Bernard Longley.
Please find below a link for Archdiocese of Birmingham website. We hope that you will find their website useful and enjoy searching through the various aspects of life in the Archdiocese of Birmingham. You will be able to check the Archdiocese's list of clergy and parishes and find Mass times and other services. You can access the pages of Archbishop Bernard Longley and his auxiliary bishops, read some of their homilies and learn more about them. You will also find a list of contacts of the various offices of the Archdiocese and the many charitable organisations at work across the West Midlands and beyond.