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

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

150th Anniversary of GK Chesterton

Today, 29 May 2024, is the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936). He had a strong connection with the Diocese of Leeds through his friendship with local priest, Fr John O’Connor (1870-1952), who was his inspiration for...

Helping our Neighbours at the Manchester Oratory

This year, the Feast Day of St Philip Neri who founded the Oratorians, was translated from Sunday 26 May to the Bank Holiday on the 27th. Invited to assist at the celebratory Mass by our friends and neighbours at the Manchester Oratory was our own Fr Darren Jones,...

Mass at Leeds Cathedral to Celebrate Married Life

On Saturday 18 May 2024, Leeds Cathedral hosted thirty-six couples, all celebrating special wedding anniversaries this year, in a Mass for the Celebration of Married Life, presided over by Bishop Marcus. Anne Cooke attended the Mass and has sent her impressions to...

The Good Shepherd Celebration 2024

Tuesday 21 May 2024 saw once again a great gathering in Leeds Cathedral of pupils, students and their teachers from right across the Diocese for the Good Shepherd Celebration. Throughout each Season of Lent, the pupils and students raise funds through a variety of...