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).

Denbigh – St Joseph

A small church on a hilltop site, chiefly of interest for its innovative structural design and stained glass. It is... Read More

Dolgellau – Our Lady of Seven Sorrows

Built at the time of the Second Vatican Council and very traditional for its date, this is a well-detailed... Read More

Flint – Immaculate Conception

An attractive building of the 1880s in Early English Gothic style, faced in red brick inside and out. It was designed... Read More

Gellilydan – Holy Cross

A late-eighteenth century former tannery, sympathetically converted for Catholic use in 1952. Notwithstanding its... Read More

Harlech – St David in Seion

A former Methodist chapel originally of 1814 and rebuilt in 1872 to the designs of Owen Morris Roberts. The chapel was... Read More

Hawarden – Sacred Heart

An imposing modernist church by Weightman & Bullen built in the 1960s of dark brick with a flat roof and prominent... Read More

Holywell – St Winefride

Holywell is an important place of pilgrimage with a long history of faith and spiritual renewal. St Winefride’s... Read More

Llandudno – Our Lady Star of the Sea

Historically the mother church for a parish that stretched originally from Rhyl to Bangor and south to Dolgellau, this... Read More

Llandudno Junction – Most Holy Family

An imposing modernist church by Weightman & Bullen built in the late 1960s of pale brick with a flat roof, squat... Read More

Llanfairfechan – St Mary of the Angels

A plain, hall-type structure of the 1950s with later narthex, lying within the town centre conservation area.The... Read More

Llangollen – Eglwys y Groes (Holy Cross)

As a church that has been converted from a shop by voluntary labour working under the direction of its cultured parish... Read More

Llanidloes – Our Lady and St Richard Gwyn

Although the church (built in 1959) is of limited architectural significance, it has an appealing light-filled... Read More

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