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).

Bala – Our Lady of Fatima

A town centre property said to date originally from 1609, making it the oldest Catholic church building in the Diocese... Read More

Bangor – Our Lady and St James

A former Church in Wales church in Decorated Gothic style, built in 1864-6 from designs by Kennedy & Rogers, with... Read More

Barmouth – St Tudwal

A late Gothic Revival church with Arts and Crafts influences, constructed in 1904-05 from designs by Alfred Gilbertson... Read More

Blaenau Ffestiniog – St Mary Magdalene

A late nineteenth century former commercial premises in the town centre, hollowed out and adapted to form a modern... Read More

Buckley – Our Lady of the Rosary

A modern church which was built for a thriving parish and opened in the millennium year. It provides a dignified... Read More

Caernarfon – St David and St Helen

A former Church in Wales church shared for worship since 1975 but purchased by the Diocese of Wrexham in 1985 and used... Read More

Chirk – Sacred Heart

An unusual and little-altered prefabricated building of distinctively rural character, built in 1929 through the... Read More

Coedpoeth – Holy Family

A small late twentieth century church of no special architectural or historic interest.During the 1930s Mass was... Read More

Colwyn Bay – St Joseph

An imposing and little-altered church in a prominent location within the Colwyn Bay Pwllycrochan Conservation Area. It... Read More

Connah’s Quay – Blessed Sacrament

An attractive Edwardian design, the church gift of Mary Louisa Mostyn of Talacre, a member of the leading Catholic... Read More

Conwy – St Michael and All Angels

The church is a simple rectangular roughcast rendered building with a slate roof, erected in 1916, with a hall... Read More

Criccieth – Holy Spirit

A utilitarian design of the mid-1950s, of interest only for an unusual wall painting in the sanctuary by Eleanor... Read More

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