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

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

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. ...

Sharing in Mass On-line and Other Prayer Resources

Bishop Marcus has written a statement about how people can continue to share in the Mass via the internet and TV, including the Holy Father’s daily Mass from the chapel at the Casa Santa Marta in the Vatican and plans for the live-streaming of Sunday Mass from...