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

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

Skipton’s Saintly Stone

We are delighted to release the first episode of a series of podcasts entitled A History of the Word in 12 Objects from the Diocese of Leeds. The series has been devised and produced by Diocesan Year of the Word Scripture Champions, Rev Henry Longbottom and Dr Gregory...

Leeds Cathedral Choral Scholarships

STUDENTS!  Planning a professional singing career? – or just want to sing the world’s most beautiful Sacred Music and earn a little while you learn a lot? YOU can become a Choral Scholar at Leeds Cathedral and be part of our Cathedral services and broadcasts! Leeds...

Thoughts on Lent: Our Spring Cleaning

‘Remember that you are dust and unto dust you shall return’.Saying this, the priest on Ash Wednesday marks our forehead with ashes.  It does not seem a very cheerful way to begin a time for spring cleaning!But imagine a room that has been neglected for some time.  The...

St John Fisher’s Young Evangelist

Samuel Wilson, a Year 9 student at St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy, has received the Evangelisation Trophy for his excellent contribution to the School Chaplaincy. The parents of Xavier Newman-Burke (2001-2017) donated this annual award in memory of their...

Knit and Natter in Dewsbury

Knit and Natter came about after a conversation with a student at St John Fisher Catholic School in Dewsbury regarding her grandmother ‘always forgetting…’Staff and students from years 7 to 11 dropped into the Chaplaincy either to learn to knit or to share their...