The Diocese of Leeds
Local Catholic charity sees need for ship visits to support seafarers
Local Catholic charity sees need for ship visits to support seafarers

Ship visits will continue to be a vital part of Catholic charity Apostleship of the Sea's (AoS) work in the Humber area in 2015.  The organisation iscontinuing its efforts to provide seafarers practical and pastoral support through its network of port chaplains, ship visiting volunteers and parish and
community contacts in the region.

Fr Colum Kelly and Steve Willows, AoS' port chaplains for Immingham and Trent River and Anne McLaren, AoS port chaplain for Hull and Goole visited 1,664 ships last year at those ports. More >>

March 4th,2015- St.Mary's student to represent Great Britain

Jack Garland-Jones has become the 35th student from St. Mary's, Menston to gain junior international sporting honours. Jack has been selected to represent the U18 Great Britain Catholic Schools Football team for the FISEC Games to be held in Malta in July. The Great Britain Catholic Schools more >>

March 3rd,2015- Vocations

 The Vocations office for the Diocese has started a  four-day vocations mission to High Schools. Mgr Paul Grogan, the Vocations Director and Sr Lynne Baron FCJj were at St John Fisher's, Harrogate on Tuesday morning (they are pictured with Lay Chaplain Ric Slatter and RE teachers). They more >>

March 3rd,2015- Cake sale at Holy Family to support Jubilee Project

The students at Holy Family School recently held a cake  sale to support the school's Jubilee Project. The Holy Family School is celebrating it golden jubilee this year and, in order to leave some legacy of the festivities a Jubilee Fund has been opened.  As a Voluntary Aidedschool part more >>

February 25th,2015- Called by Name

The Rite of Election & Affirmation 2015 On February 22nd, the First Sunday of Lent, people from around the diocese gathered with Bishop Marcus Stock at Leeds Cathedral for the Rite of Election and Affirmation. This liturgical celebration is for two groups of people: firstly the more >>

February 25th,2015- Proclaim 15

National Catholic Evangelisation Conference Proclaim '15 is a national conference taking place in Birmingham on July 11th 2015. Proclaim '15 is a significant evangelisation initiative being launched to support, inspire and encourage new expressions of parish evangelisation. more >>

February 19th,2015- THE JOURNEY HAS STARTED

The Cathedral Church of St Anne, Leeds, was full on Wednesday evening and looking very sombre - it had already been full at lunch time - with standing room only. The reason being that Lent was starting with the traditional Blessing of Ashes. Bishop Stock, in his first year of his New Diocese more >>

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