St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Smethwick

125th anniversary Mass 12:00 noon 
followed by a Celebration Lunch and display of 
Parish Historical Photos and Archives

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"We are happy you are here to view our website, you will find information about the Parish and activities. 

"Faith comes from hearing but here in our site, what you see, read and reflect on we hope will get you thinking and actively participating in our mission and vision.

"May your visit to this site translate into blessing and hunger for doing the will of God.

"Lots of love and blessings."

Your Parish Priest

St. Philips Neri, Smethwick is part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham 

Registered Charity No. 234216

Messenger Road, Smethwick, Birmingham B66 3DU 

Telephone: 0121 558 1065


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  Mass Times:

Sunday 10:00am

Saturday 6:30pm at City Hospital Chape

General Parish Information


We are always very grateful for donations to help with the upkeep of the church. Donations can be made by cash or cheque made payable to St. Philip’s Parish. All donations are gratefully received.


Gift–Aid Organizer: Martin McNally, Email:

If you are a tax payer gift aiding your weekly contributions and donations is a good way of supporting the parish without any extra cost to yourself. 


Parish Secretary:  Kathleen Burrows

Parish office open:  Tuesday’s and Fridays 10.00am to 2.30pm

Tel:  0121 558 1065

General parish enquires and appointments to arrange for baptism, marriage and funerals can be made in person or telephone during office hours.

Arrangements for copies of Baptismal and Wedding certificates can be made in person, phone or email. Please note there is a charge for these certificates.


Requesting a Mass Intention: 

You can request a Mass intention for a deceased loved one or for any special occasion by placing your intention with details o the person’s name, the occasion and the date you would like it to be celebrated in an envelope. You can then either hand it to the priest or secretary at church after mass, or call into the presbytery during office hours. If a special date is required please give at least 2 months’ notice. You can also email your request and pay by cheque made out to St. Philip’s Parish.

The usual offering for a mass intention is £5.00 or £10.00.


Mr. Wendell Gopaul