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

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

Autumn Events at St Patrick’s Mission, Bradford

The Franciscan Friars of Renewal based at St Patrick’s Mission in Bradford have announced a programme of events for the autumn season. Brief details are given below and more information will be available from the Friars’ facebook page Discipleship Days at...

Our Lady of Bramley – A Parish Statue Lovingly Restored

On Tuesday, 8 September, a number of parishioners from the parish of Christ the King in Bramley, Leeds came together to celebrate Our Lady’s Birthday. At the entrance to the church is a Lourdes Grotto which was badly in need of repair.  During the lockdown period, Fr...

Our new Laudato Si’ Advocates promote the Season of Creation

Five years on from Pope Francis’s Encyclical Laudato Si’, the Diocese of Leeds is proud to announce our first official local advocates, known as ‘Laudato Si’ Animators’: members of our Justice and Peace Commission’s Climate Crisis Action Group, including...

Heart Speaks to Heart: Sacramental Preparation Resources Published

The latest in the Diocese of Leeds’ series of resources to help our Catholic children and young people prepare for the celebration of the Sacraments of Penance and Reconciliation (First Confession), Holy Communion and Confirmation is now available. Heart Speaks...

A Charitable Response to COVID-19 in the Diocese of Leeds

Since its onset six months ago the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of people in the Leeds diocese and elsewhere in countless ways, great and small. At the end of May, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales (CBCEW) was able to support the...

St John Vianney Parish Altar-Server’s Long-Service Medal

Parishioners attending Sunday’s 10 o’clock Mass at St Paul’s in Alwoodley were able to share in a joyful acknowledgement and celebration of senior altar server, John Gallagher’s outstanding record of service to the Church. St John Mary Vianney Parish...