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

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

Our Eritrean Chaplain meets Pope Francis

Between 7 and 10 May, there was a meeting in Rome of all the Eritrean Chaplains in Europe. Our own Fr Ghebreyesus Ghebrezghi, a priest of the Diocese of Leeds who serves in the Blessed John Henry Newman Parish and is Chaplain to the Eritrean Catholic Community in...

Catenians help young organist visit Lourdes

When fourteen year old Aidan Sullivan from Leeds, watched TV footage of a previous Leeds Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes he expressed to his parents how keen he was to go himself and how he would like to help the other pilgrims. Unfortunately for Aidan, health issues...

Bishop of Leeds is new Catholic Education Chair

Following elections held at the Spring Plenary Assembly of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales (CBCEW), Bishop Marcus Stock was elected Chair of the Department of Education and Formation and as Chair of the Catholic Education Service. Taking over the...

Sporting Successes for SBSJ

Rugby League Three former students of St Bede’s and St Joseph’s Catholic College have helped Bradford Bulls win against Leeds Rhinos. Ross Peltier, Elliot Minchella and Rowan Milnes are all graduates of St Bede’s and were all on the pitch together in...

The 2nd Leeds International Organ Festival

The 2nd Leeds International Organ Festival launches TODAY – 13 May – with a recital at 1.10pm in Leeds Cathedral by Leeds City Organist Darius Battiwalla. Over the two-months of the Festival, some dates in the diary for music enthusiasts across the region...

Mary: Hope for Ecumenism

Castleford’s Catholic and Anglican parishes are to come together for an ecumenical service entitled: Mary, Mother of the Church: Hope for Ecumenism. The service will take place at St Paul the Apostle Church, Glasshoughton at 6pm on Sunday 26 May. Over the statue...