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

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

York Catholic History Day – Saturday 11 June

Catholic Record Society/Postgate Society/English Catholic History Association CATHOLIC HISTORY DAY The Bar Convent, York Saturday 11 June 2022   PROGRAMME  10.00   Arrivals and coffee 10.30   Welcome and introduction to the day                    Dr. Scholastica...

Leeds’ Catholic War Hero Honoured at Roundhay School

Arthur Louis Aaron is Leeds’ only World War II recipient of the Victoria Cross and the only member of the Royal Air Force to be awarded both the VC and the Distinguished Flying Medal. On 5 March 2022, on what would have been the Roundhay Grammar School...

Honouring Spen Valley’s Valiant Hearts

This year marks the centenary of the unveiling of both the Heckmondwike and also Cleckheaton’s Spenborough War Memorials. Features of our local landscape that with the dulling of their initial poignancy for local families are all too often taken for granted and...

Save the Universe!

For more than 160 years, The Catholic Universe has been providing news and features of interest to a wide general audience, but with a Catholic perspective – and the paper has been a particular friend to us here in the Diocese of Leeds. Both in print and online,...

Remembrance: 1945-2020

Seventy-five years ago, in November 1945, the nation gathered in Remembrance for the first time since the end of the Second World War and on the first occasion that the dead of two world wars were remembered in peacetime. This year’s Remembrance Sunday on 8...

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...