Shrewsbury Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of Our Lady Help of Christians and Saint Peter of Alcantara "Shrewsbury Cathedral"

Shrewsbury Cathedral is dedicated to Our Lady Help of Christians and Saint Peter of Alcantara.  It is the Mother Church of the Diocese of Shrewsbury and the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury.  The Cathedral was designed by Edward Pugin, opened in 1856 and contains seven stained glass windows of the 1910s, 20s and 30s by the world renowned Margaret Rope, of the Arts and Crafts movement.

AN EXHIBITION OF THE WORK OF Margaret Agnes Rope in Stained Glass runs until 17th January 2017  at the museum. The windows in the Cathedral and the building itself are well worth a visit.  Friendly guides are on duty.     

 Details here:- http://www.shrewsburymuseum.org.uk/heavenly-lights-the-untold-story-of-stained-glass-artist-margaret-agnes-rope-exhibition-comes-to-shrewsbury-museum-art-gallery-this-autumn/

The Cathedral is open to visitors from Easter to the end of October Monday to Friday 1pm to 4pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm.  The rest of the year for services and Saturdays 10am to 4pm only.  Learn more about the building and work of the church community from their website.

Photo: Cathedral website.