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

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

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,...

How ‘Green’ is YOUR Parish?

YOUR church, parish and school initiatives are being sought for The Green Church Showcase: a hunt for inspiring church initiatives which protect and preserve the planet! Churches schools, dioceses, and Christian groups of any denomination are being asked to submit...

Congratulations to our Seminarian: Deacon Yemane Aradom!

Diocese of Leeds Seminarian the Rev Yemane Aradom was one of six men ordained to the Diaconate by the Archbishop of Birmingham at St Mary’s College, Oscott. Yemane will continue studying for the priesthood at Oscott during the coming academic year. The...

Bishop Marcus Visits Ripon to Admit a New Candidate for Holy Orders

On the morning of Sunday 30 May, Bishop Marcus celebrated Mass for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity in the community centre at St Wilfrid’s Ripon. Upon arrival, the parish priest, Canon Ian Smith, showed the Bishop the progress of the restoration works on the...