Catholic Education in Wales

The Catholic Church is Wales in divided into three diocese; the diocese of Wrexham, the diocese of Menevia and the Archdiocese of Cardiff. Together they have an estimated Catholic population of 208,146.


The diocese of Wrexham consists of the 6 Counties of North Wales and the district of Montgomery in the County of Powys in Mid-Wales. It has a Catholic population of 37,050.


The diocese of Menevia covers Swansea, Carmarthen, Llandrindod wells, Haverfordwest and Port Talbot. It has a Catholic population of over 27,096


The Archdiocese of Cardiff has eight deaneries covering Cardiff, the Welsh valleys, Bridgend, Hereford, Newport, North Gwent and Pontypridd. It has a Catholic population of over 144,000.

There are 91 schools in Wales who educated 30,549 pupils and employ 1,635 teachers.

To contact the Welsh dioceses please see below:

Cardiff
Tel: 02920 233 838
Email: schools @ rcadc.org
Website: www.rcadc.co.uk/schools-commission.html

Menevia
Tel: 01792 652 757
Email: education @ menevia.org
Website: www.dioceseofmenevia.org/index.php/schools/

Wrexham
Tel: 01978 262 726
Email: curia @ wrexhamdiocese.co.uk
Website: www.wrexhamdiocese.org.uk

CES Education Adviser (Wales)

Philip Manghan

Tel: 07960513558
Email: WalesAdviser @ catholiceducation.org.uk