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Developing social and family bonds for Catenians.

The Catenians are men who practise the Catholic faith which guides all that they seek to do. They have pledged themselves to a bond of fraternal love which links them to each other. ‘Catena’ is Latin for a chain, and the title ‘Catenians’ exemplifies the continuity of the Brotherhood throughout the world.

What Do We Do

Monthly Meals

To help bond our members into a common purpose.

Money Raising Activities

Raffles, games and auction.

Sporting Events

Such as Skittle, Bowls evening and dog racing.

Who We Are

The Catenians are an association of Catholic laymen who are committed Christians seeking to enhance their friendships and family lives. We support each other, the Catholic Church, young people and those in need.

Our friendships are developed through meeting together locally as an individual circle ( branch) once a month and enjoying a varied programme of social events together with our families and the widows of members.

The Catenian association was founded in 1908 Manchester. It now have some 8,000 members in Africa, Australia, Bangladesh, India, Ireland, Malta and The Holy Land as well as the UK.

Latest News


Sutton Coldfield Catenians are holding their Annual Race Night on MONDAY 10TH OCTOBER  commencing at 7-30pm its usual venue- Moor Hall Hotel, Sutton Coldfield B75 6LS. Come and join us for an enjoyable evening, even if you end up being a winner or a looser!  Cost is £26-00  per person, which includes a  hot buffet.

You can purchase your ticket via our Events page or call or phone Mike Gaffney on 07884250059.

The Amazing Interview with a Sutton Coldfield Catholic Priest.

Approximately 50 Sutton Coldfield Catenians and guests enjoyed a memorable night on June the 13th,  being the occasion of the circle’s June meeting, listening to Father Michael Ho Huu Nghia  Parish Priest of Holy Trinity, Sutton Coldfield, being interviewed by Past President Peter Westbrook. The theme of the interview was the surprises he has experiencedContinue reading “The Amazing Interview with a Sutton Coldfield Catholic Priest.”

What have trees done for us?

This was the question posed to us by Jane Finlay, President of the British Landscape Association. This simple question strikes at the heart of our complacent and generally uncaring attitude towards trees. We take them for granted and cut them down without thinking. Yet as children, we loved them, climbing their up their trunks andContinue reading “What have trees done for us?”

Hard Talk at Sutton Coldfield Circle

Sutton Coldfield circle at their March meeting learned of a new material called Graphene that can revolutionise many industries from construction to electronics. Undertaking the presentation was Adrain Nixon one of the world’s leading exponents of Graphene development. He explained that Graphene which is a new advanced material revolution occurs naturally inside graphite. It isContinue reading “Hard Talk at Sutton Coldfield Circle”

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