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

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

Killingbeck Cemetery closed except for Funerals

With immediate effect Killingbeck Cemetery will be closed to all non-essential visits and operational duties due to the Covid-19 outbreak and to keep in line with the current government guidelines. All the gates will be locked when operational staff are not on site....

Pope Francis’ Unique Prayer on Friday 27 March

Pope Francis has said “We must respond to the virus pandemic with the universality of prayer” On Friday evening, the Holy Father presided at a Statio Orbis at St Peter’s in Rome. With the Host in the Blessed Sacrament, the Holy Father blessed the...

Year of the Word – Gabriel’s Message for Harrogate

Gabriel’s Message for Harrogate    As part of its celebrations for the Year of the Word, the Diocese of Leeds is running a series of podcasts entitled A History of the Word in 12 Objects. Each podcast showcases various objects, chosen from churches and schools...

Lourdes – 2020 Diocesan Pilgrimage Postponed to July 2021

The Director of the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, Fr Phillip Hall, has announced the postponement of this year’s Pilgrimage, due to depart on Friday 3 July. It will now begin on 2 July 2021. The full text of Fr Hall’s statement is available here: Letter...

Churches closed but Holy Mass now live-streamed DAILY

As a result of the most recent government instructions, the following is a summary of the current position regarding Worship and the Sacraments during the Coronavirus pandemic (Updated 24.03.2020): Until it is safe for people to gather again, Catholic churches and...