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Rev. Michael Doody

Vocations Director
Hinsley Hall
62 Headingley Lane

Tel: 01274 677992


Welcome to the Diocese of Leeds Priestly Vocations website.



We have a new Vocations Director in the Diocese. Fr Michael Doody will take on the role at the beginning of September 2015, succeeding Mgr Paul Grogan who has done the job for the last 11 years. The two priests will be living together in the Parish of Mary Mother of God in Bradford. Fr Doody, who is a graduate of Dundee University and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, will also be the Chaplain to the Bradford hospitals. Arcangela Del Gaudio, who is a member of the Focolare Community, will continue to provide adminstrative support at the Vocations Office in Hinsley Hall, Headingley.

Other news at the Diocese of Leeds

August 27th,2015- Youth 2000 August Walsingham Prayer Festival

Join Fr Michael and about a thousand young Catholics at the Youth 2000 Walsingham Prayer Festival between Thursday 27th and Monday 31st August. The theme is "the Promised Lande: He is faithful (1 ... more >>

November 25th,2013- Keep in touch with the Vocations Service

by following us on Facebook: Leeds Diocesan Vocations Service Page

or on Twitter: ... more >>

November 24th,2013- Discernment Group for young men and women

The Discernment Group, for young men and women discerning their vocation, meets at Trinity University Chaplaincy or St Wilfrid's Catholic Church, York, from 6.30 p.m. on a Wednesday most ... more >>

September 25th,2014- Discernment Group meets 3rd October

The first of the new series of Discernment Group evenings will take place at the Little Sisters of the Poor, Mt St Joseph's, Shire Oak Road, LS6 2DE on Friday 3rd October from 6.30 p.m.

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May 28th,2014- Tour de West Yorkshire 7-11 June

Mgr Paul Grogan and Deacon David Arblaster will circle the diocese with prayer for our young people , visiting schools and parishes.

To join in one or more legs of this cycle ride round ... more >>

November 20th,2013- Pope Francis tells his story

In September 2013 Pope Francis told the youth of Sardinia about his calling:


"I want to tell you about a personal experience. Yesterday was the 60th anniversary ... more >>

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