The Diocese of Leeds
Hope for the World
Hope for the World

St Benedict's Parish, in Garforth, Leeds,  spent an amazing weekend with John Bell,
Presbyterian Minister, international speaker, musician and member of the Iona community.
We've been challenged (about our preconceived ideas about people who appear in
the Bible); taught (new songs and words); inspired (by John's experiences and
insights); transfixed (by his easy manner and his engaging accent) and entertained (by his stories and     stand-up routines)!

100 people benefitted from all of this, not only from our own parish community
but from other Catholic Churches and from other Christian traditions. More >>

April 14th,2015- Grand Charity Golf Tournament

 The Holy Family School, Keighley are holding their 4th Grand Charity Golf Tournament which takes place at Branshaw Golf Club, Oakworth  on Monday 4th May. They are seeking teams to enter the competition. The contact is Ian O'Neill 07903 033741 for further details.  For more >>

April 14th,2015- ALIVE AND KICKING

5th year children Children from St Philips, Leeds have been working with  the Alive and Kicking Theatre Group on their production of 'Gawain and the Green Knight.'  The children absolutely loved it and it inspired them to produce some brilliant writing as well as developing their more >>


‘The Sanity and Sanctity of GK Chesterton'Canon John UdrisSpiritual Director, St. Mary'sCollege, Oscott6:30pm Tuesday 19th May 2015  G.K. Chesterton was perhaps best known as the author of the BBC mystery series ‘Fr Brown'. But his contributions to the fields of literature, more >>

April 10th,2015- Port chaplain washes seafarers' feet on Maundy Thursday

An Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) port chaplain followed in Jesus' footsteps bywashing the feet of seafarers on board their ship on Maundy Thursday. The catholic charity's Immingham port chaplain Fr Colum Kelly celebrated Maundy Thursday Mass for the crew members of the Iron Frieze. Fr Colum said, more >>


 The city of Leeds was just coming to life - well night life - when the Cathedral Church of St Anne settled down into total darkness for the celebration of the Vigil liturgy. The Easter flame was lit and the great re-enactment began. The fire was blessed, and brought in procession to the more >>


With a Cathedral that appeared to be in semi - darkness, Fr Matthew took time to explain what was about to happen and asked the congregation to make sure they took part - especially in the reading of the Passion.  As ever the Cathedral was full - people had come from far and wide to mark one more >>

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