The Diocese of Wrexham was created in 1987, and covers north and central Wales. The diocese is suffragan to the Archdiocese of Cardiff, within the Province of Cardiff. The cathedral, dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows, is in Wrexham. 59 churches were visited for Taking Stock (concluded in June 2019).

+Wrexham – Cathedral Church of Our Lady of Sorrows

From 1898 the pro-cathedral church of the Diocese of Menevia and since 1987 the cathedral of the Diocese of Wrexham.... Read More

Aberdyfi – Christ the King

A modern, functional design of the mid 1970s, built to accommodate increasing numbers during the holiday season.... Read More

Abergele – St Therese of Lisieux

One of three unusual and distinctive Catholic churches by the Italian engineer and architect Giuseppe Rinvolucri built... Read More

Abersoch – St Garmon

A simple stone-built church of the mid-1950s, with additions of 1969-70, designed by Maurice T. Pritchard of Blaenau... Read More

Anglesey (Amlwch) – Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Winefride

A landmark modern church with an innovative structure of parabolic arches, built in 1932-37 to the designs of Giuseppe... Read More

Anglesey (Beaumaris) – Our Lady Queen of Martyrs

A late Gothic Revival church with Arts and Crafts influences constructed in 1909-10 from designs by Alfred Gilbertson... Read More

Anglesey (Benllech) – Our Lady of Lourdes

A striking Vatican II-era design by S. Powell Bowen of Colwyn Bay, its almost vernacular forms and materials bedding... Read More

Anglesey (Cemaes Bay) – St David

A simple brick-built church of the mid-1960s built to serve Catholic construction workers at the Wylfa nuclear power... Read More

Anglesey (Holyhead) – St Mary Help of Christians

A striking modern church on a square plan, owing something to Maguire & Murray’s influential church of St Paul,... Read More

Anglesey (Llangefni) – St Joseph

A modern steel-framed church on a square plan, designed by L. A. G. Prichard & Son of Liverpool and built in... Read More

Anglesey (Menai Bridge) – St Anne

A simple concrete framed design of the mid-1950s, on a steep and wooded site and set well back behind a later parish... Read More

Anglesey (Rhosneigr) – St Therese

A small 1950s concrete portal-framed church built primarily to cater for summer visitors to this seaside village. The... Read More

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