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STANDING OVATION
STANDING OVATION

Mgr Marcus Stock received a standing ovation when he was formally presented to the Diocese of Leeds as their 10th Bishop.  

53 year old Mgr Marcus, whose hobbies are cooking and painting, was welcomed by Mgr John Wilson, the Administrator of the Diocese, and wished him good luck for the future.  

Mgr Stock responded by saying how he had been made to feel at home since he had arrived in the Diocese and he felt that he would come to feel more at home as the days pass by.  

He announced that he would be consecrated as Bishop in Leeds Cathedral on Thursday, 13th November, but that he would move into Bishop's House at the end of October. 

In answers to questions from the floor he explained how he was a convert in the late 70's having done his Theological studies in Oxford. More >>


September 15th,2014- Pope Francis appoints Monsignor Marcus Stock as new Bishop of Leeds

Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Marcus Stock, currently the general secretary of the Bishops' Conference, as Bishop of Leeds. He will be the 10th Bishop of Leeds. Mgr John Wilson has been diocesan administrator since former Bishop of Leeds, Archbishop Arthur Roche, left for Rome in 2012 to more >>


September 16th,2014- St Mary's Menston World Challenge Expedition 2014 - Ecuador

28 challengers and three staff from St. Mary's Menston spent a month in Ecuador this summer, taking part in the school's World Challenge Expedition.  The Expedition consisted of three main sections.  The Challenge section involved trekking at high altitude in the Cotopaxi National more >>


September 9th,2014- Another Year of Great Results

Students and staff enjoyed a day of celebration on the 14th of August 2012, when AS and A2 results were released for Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College.There was an early start as the doors opened at 7.30am so eager students couldcollect their results. There was much jubilation as the envelopes more >>


September 16th,2014- TORCHLIGHT

Batley Torchlight Procession will take place on Monday 6th October 2014. The Service begins at 7.30pm from Batley Market Square processing to St Mary of the Angels Church for Benediction. Afterwards you are invited to a supper of pie and peas in St Mary's Social Club, MeltonStreet, Batley.  more >>


September 11th,2014- INVITATION TO FAITH

The  evening  took place on Tuesday 9th September in Wheeler Hall, Leeds. The night consisted of four esteemed speakers who underwent the challenge of posing difficult questions to us as an audience centred around the meaning of Christian ‘mission' and Muslim ‘Dawah'. At the more >>


September 11th,2014- New Head Teacher pledges to build on the strengths of St. Mary's, Menston

St Mary's, Menston are pleased to announce that new Headteacher Darren Beardsleytook up his post on 1 September 2014.  MrBeardsley was previously Headteacher of The Holy Family Catholic High School in Carlton and Deputy Headteacher of Cardinal Langley Catholic High School in Middleton, more >>

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