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Hinsley Hall,
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Mgr Frank Robinson
Mgr Frank Robinson

The Diocese is sad to announce that Mgr Frank Robinson died on the morning of Sunday, 31st August 2014.

Frank was born in Leeds on the 16th February 1932.  Atter studying Philosophy and Theology at Ushaw he was Ordained on 18th July 1956 at St Francis' Church, Leeds.  His first appointment was to Cambridge for further studies until 1960 from there he returned to Ushaw to teach until 1972.

He then worked at St Bernard's, Halifax before moving on to St Joseph's, Batley Carr.  In January 1984 he took over as the Warden at Woodhall until June 1985, in August of 1984 he was made a Monsignor and became Vicar Episcopal for Adult Education.

Then in December 1990 he became Parish Priest of St Francis', Holbeck and remained there until it was taken over by St Anthony's, Beeston in the reorganisation of parishes. More >>

August 11th,2014- Cardinal's Iraq Appeal

 The President of the Bishops' Conference, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, has released a statement on Iraq calling for urgent "help and protection" for the persecuted communities in the north of the country.  Cardinal Nichols calls on the UK Government to "lead the efforts more >>


The Holy Father is following with deep concern the dramatic news reports coming from northern Iraq, which involve defenceless populations. Christian communities are particularly affected: a people fleeing from their villages because of the violence that rages in these ways, wreaking havoc on the more >>

August 4th,2014- Catholic Care Summer Fayer

The sun shone on the grounds of Hinsley Hall and in the Catholic Care garden on July 12th. It was a perfect day to hold a Summer Fayre and only added to the warmth and generosity from all the people that supported the event to make the day a success.  So many of the people from across our more >>

July 31st,2014- Cardinal Vincent Nichols Calls For Peace

Faced with the increasing violence that is engulfing the people of Gaza, my thoughts and prayers, and those of the Catholic community, are constantly with all those who have lost loved ones and whose lives are shattered in this conflict. The pain, anguish and sense of hopelessness of those men, more >>


The traffic in Leeds City centre was at a standstill on the morning of July 26th - some of it no doubt heading for the Cathedral as people gathered from across the world to celebrate the Ordination of Marc Homsey. Some of it gathering to listen to an impromptu Gospel concert taking place just off more >>

July 25th,2014- TWO MORE DEACONS

Saturday July 19th was a very special day for Anthony (Tony) Rosso and Sean Crawley.  It was the day they received the Deaconate. For the last six years they have been studying in Rome and with one year to go before the Priesthood they were given the Order of Deacon, by someone they knew well, more >>

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