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

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

Wakefield’s Churches Together Greet the Lord’s Ascension

Deacon Nick Shields writes: Every year, a group of people from Churches Together in Wakefield meet in the early morning at Sandal Castle, high ground on the south of the city, to celebrate Ascension Day with a special ecumenical service. The Church of England Bishop...

Selby Celebrates with Mass at the Abbey

Well over three hundred people of all ages from the local Catholic churches and from across the Diocese of Leeds, were welcomed by the Vicar and congregation of Selby Abbey on Saturday 25 May to a 6pm Vigil Mass celebrated by Fr Anthony Wilson, Parish Priest of the...

Architectural Adviser Wins Top Awards

An architect long associated with the Diocese of Leeds has recently received prestigious awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Sebastian Rowe, from the Pearce Bottomley practice, based in Aberford near...

Rev Fr Canice McGinn RIP

It is with great sadness that the Diocese announces the death of Rev Fr Canice McGinn, Parish Priest of St Matthew’s, Bradford, who died peacefully on Wednesday, 22 May 2019. Please pray for the repose of Fr Canice’s soul and remember his family and friends in your...

Plan your own Pilgrimages to Myddelton Grange

The estate at Myddelton Grange in Sacred Heart Parish, Ilkley is an ideal pilgrimage destination for people across the Diocese of Leeds to come and experience the beauty of our managed woodland and visit the Myddelton Calvary and Stations of the Cross.  Paul Elgar,...