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

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

Messages and Updates from Bishop Marcus

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 11.04.2020): Until it is safe for people to gather again, Catholic churches and...

ALL Churches to close from midnight tonight

It is with great regret and sadness that Bishop Marcus has informed the clergy of the Diocese that they should close our churches from midnight this evening, 23 March 2020, and for them to remain closed until further notice. In the light of the Prime Minister’s...

Bishop’s Pastoral Message

As well as ‘Mothering Sunday’, Sunday 22 March was the Fourth Sunday of Lent, known as Laetare Sunday (‘Rejoice!’) If it seems strange to be rejoicing in the current circumstances, the Bishop’s Pastoral Message given during the...

Live-streaming of Sunday Mass from Leeds Cathedral

Bishop Marcus celebrated Mass for the Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday) which was live-streamed from Leeds Cathedral at 11 am on 22 March. The live-streaming of the 11 am Sunday Mass will continue each week whilst the celebration of public Masses is suspended. ...