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

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

New Parish takes in Batley and Birstall

Following a decree issued by Bishop Marcus, on the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Thursday 29 June, the parishes of St Mary, Batley, and St Patrick, Birstall were formally amalgamated to create a new parish dedicated to St Mary and St Patrick, with Fr Eamonn Hegarty...

Sea Sunday – 9 July

This coming Sunday, 9 July, is Sea Sunday. The day, which is observed on the second Sunday of July each year, highlights the essential work over a million seafarers do throughout the year, drawing attention to their hardships and needs, and offers an opportunity for...

Welcome to Our Newest Priest!

On Saturday 1 July at Leeds Cathedral the Bishop ordained Paul Moores to the Sacred Priesthood, for service in the Diocese of Leeds. Fr Paul studied for the priesthood in Rome, initially at the Venerable English College and then at the Pontifical Beda College. Both...

National Lottery Heritage Fund Grant for Leeds Cathedral

LEEDS CATHEDRAL has been awarded a grant of £99,944 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The grant will help mark the centenary of the Cathedral’s consecration in 2024, by enabling stonework repairs to the entrance from St Anne’s Street, the development of...

Living well with Dementia: The Carer’s Tale

New! on the Caritas Leeds YouTube Channel! ‘The Carer’s Tale’ is a series of short clips from an interview with Maureen Crossley which may help, comfort or inspire people ‘living well’ with dementia and those who love and care for them. Maureen and her late husband...