The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

The Catholic Church across Yorkshire's historic West Riding since 1878

Mass in Latin: Sacred Triduum 2019

Once again the Sacred Triduum will take place at Notre Dame Chapel, Leeds University Catholic Chaplaincy, St Mark’s Avenue, Leeds. 7.30pm. Holy Thursday 3.00pm. Good Friday 2.00pm. Holy Saturday (sung) There will also be Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday at...

Sacred Heart, Howden

Seven years on from the launch of an ambitious fundraising programme for the refurbishment of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Howden, in an interview to Howdenshire Living Magazine parishioner Sarah Melleney has given an update on the money raised in the Parish and...

Very Rev Canon Edward McSweeney RIP

It was with great sadness that we received news of the death on 10 April of Canon Edward (Ned) McSweeney. Please pray for the repose of Canon McSweeney’s soul and remember his family and friends in your prayers at this time.  Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and...

Reconciled and Rebuilt: that’s Jenga!

Students in Years 7 to 9 at St Bede’s and St Joseph’s Catholic College in Bradford attended Reconciliation services led by Fr Gregory Knowles. Fr Gregory likened our lives to a game of Jenga.  Starting with a solid Jenga tower resembling our closeness to...

Preparing for Holy Week

If you lived in York many hundred years ago you might have gone to watch the Mystery Plays: a highlight of the year.  Perhaps you even took part in them. The actors were the ordinary people of the town, gathered in their trade bodies, the guilds. The plays, staged on...