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

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

More Fathers in Faith!

Biographical sketches of more than two hundred priests ordained between 1915 and 1939, who served within the West Riding of Yorkshire, are now available in Volumes 3 and 4 of Our Fathers in Faith, compiled by Father Nicholas Hird. The volumes comprise over six hundred...

(Don’t) Climb Every Mountain!

Founder and stalwart of the Friends of St Patrick’s Mission and regular walker on the THREE Peaks Challenge, Matt Campbell, missed the 2020 ONE Peak Challenge on 22 August – but in common with the Franciscan Friars and the many others who didn’t...

News from the Universe!

Very early on in the Coronavirus pandemic, journalists and newspaper publishers and distributors were designated as ‘key workers’ by the UK Government. The World Health Organisation confirmed that newspapers remain safe to read, as the printing and wrapping process is...

A Book to Mark 50 Years of the Leeds Irish Centre

Catholics of Irish descent in Leeds and throughout the Diocese will know that the UK’s first purpose-built Irish Centre is celebrating its Fiftieth Anniversary this year.  Leeds Irish Centre was due to host a number of celebrations and commemorations in June 2020 to...