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Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald celebrates the golden jubilee of his priesthood at his home parish

Archbishop Longley blesses two glass etchings in Rugeley, Staffordshire, commissioned in memory of Deacon James Tully Rowe

Fr David Duggan marks the Diamond Jubilee of his priesthood

Nineteen children receive First Holy Communion at Holy Trinity, Wolverhampton

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School hosts Walsall Stations of the Cross

An Anne Frank sapling is planted at Painsley Catholic College, Cheadle, Staffordshire

Pupils built a ‘living nativity scene’ on the altar at St Mary’s the Mount church, Walsall

Fr Colin Fortune, parish priest at Holy Name church, Great Barr, is mourned

Pupils sing carols for Mencap

In the West Midlands, happy pupils celebrate Nativity and sing carols for learning disabilities charity

Bishop praises parish

Auxiliary Bishop David McGough of Birmingham consecrates church in Codsall, Staffordshire