Conference Details

"A new command I give you: Love one another.  

As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”

2018 Conference 6th - 10th August

Conference Prayer

Father, in Heaven,

pour out Your Spirit upon the

Birmingham Conference.

Grant to everyone a new vision  

of your glory,

A new experience of Your Power

A new faithfulness to Your Word

A new consecration to Your Service

so that Your Love may grow among

us and Your Kingdom come

through Jesus Christ Our Lord.


The Conference

lasts for five days.

Receive the Eucharist every day

Praise and Worship twice a day

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Prayer Ministry every day

Healing Ministry after every Mass

UK and International Speakers

Youth Ministry

Children's Ministry


Celebration of the Eucharist is one of the

highlights of the Birmingham Conference

and is the source and summit of our faith.

And every day culminates with Holy Mass,

Pope Francis theme for 2018

“Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favour with God.”

(Lk 1:30)

Conference 2018

Monday 6th to Friday 10th August

Direction click here


Fr Pat Deegan is the Spiritual Director for the Northern Catholic Conference and is parish priest at Our Lady's & St Alphonsus in Moss Side, Manchester.  

Fr Pat holds a masters degree in counselling from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio.

Fr Pat is a well known speaker at many conferences and we are look forward

to hearing him share the word of God with us.



Gary is a full time Catholic Lay Evangelist and Speaker with over 25 yrs experience. Gary is married to Joanne with 7 children and is currently studying a Masters in Catholic Spirituality.

Previously was an Associate Member and Teacher of the Pilgrims Community Matlock. From 2002 to 2007 he was Coordinator of the Melbourne Catholic Schools of Evangelisation under the late Bishop Joseph Grech serving also on the National Executive of the Australian Schools of Evangelisation.

Gary as been a speaker at New Dawn Walsingham, Scotland and Fatima, Awake London, Ignite Youth Festival, Second Saturday Convention Birmingham, Birmingham Catholic Renewal Conference and a main stage speaker at Celebrate Southampton. Gary also leads weekend retreats, Life in the Spirit Seminars, Days of Renewal nationally and a International ministry in Portugal and Poland.

Gary is working with disaffected and disconnected youth in Catholic Schools and Colleges offering courses and programmes in Personal Life skill development based on the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the inculcation of Christian virtues through sport. He has designed catechetical programmes using non-contact boxing. Gary also has an expanding prison ministry offering rehabilitation programmes and courses centred on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He recently ran a Life in the Spirit Seminar in a Prison in the North of England. He also has a Healing Ministry and is an Associate Member of the Prince of Peace Community Liverpool.  

Fr Bernard Murphy CFR – Fr Bernard is the “Servant” (international leader)

of the radical Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, which began in the Bronx in New York and today has many friaries in several countries of the world.

As well as serving the poor, many of the friars preach internationally at

retreats and conferences. Fr Bernard is known for his inspirational preaching and infectious joy.

Fr Gabriel Kyte CFR is the Local Servant at St. Pio Friary in Bradford and a Friar since 2005. He has worked extensively with young people in the impoverished estates of the Bronx, USA and in Limerick, Ireland.  He now works with the brothers serving the poor and those on the margins in their city centre mission in Bradford and is excited about what the Lord is doing in Bradford and throughout the UK. Fr. Gabriel has a passion for mission and for proclaiming the Gospel to those who have not yet heard it.