The Diocese of Shrewsbury encompasses parts of the North West of England and parts of the West Midlands. It comprises the pre-1974 counties of Shropshire and Cheshire, varying from the rural areas of Shropshire to parts of Manchester south of the River Mersey and other large urban areas including Birkenhead, Stockport and Ellesmere Port.

Here you can read a short biography of the Bishop the Right Reverend Mark Davies and find out more about the Cathedral Church of Our Lady, Help of Christians and St. Peter of Alcantara. The Church was designed by Edward Pugin the son of Augustus Pugin and was completed in 1856.

You can also visit the Diocese of Shrewsbury's website.


Davies, Mark

The Right Reverend Mark Davies is the Bishop of Shrewsbury. Born in Manchester in 1959, Bishop Davies was ordained to the priesthood on 11 February 1984. Read more

Mother Church


The Church was designed by Edward Pugin and was completed in 1856. The building was paid for by Bertram, Earl of Shrewsbury who sadly died three months befor...Read more


Contact the Diocese

Curial Offices, 2 Park Road South, Prenton, Wirral, CH43 4UX    

0151 652 9855