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

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

A Concert for Ukraine

An Invitation from Fr Ghebreyesus Woldekidan, Parish Priest, and the Parishioners of St Augustine’s, Leeds ‘We cordially invite you to the upcoming Musical Concert that will be held IN AID OF UKRAINE on Wednesday  24 August 2022 at 7pm at St. Augustine of...

Diocese of Leeds Annual Accounts

Once again, the Diocese of Leeds’ Audited Financial Accounts have been filed with the Charity Commission within three months of Year End, thanks to the hard work of all in the Diocesan Finance Office, our Trustees and Auditors. Our grateful thanks, as ever, goes to...

GK Chesterton Centenary & the ‘Real’ Father Brown

Saturday 30 July 2022 marks the Centenary of GK Chesterton’s reception into the Catholic Church, brought about through his friendship with a priest of the Diocese of Leeds, Fr John O’Connor (1870-1952) who was the inspiration for Chesterton’s most famous...

LTU Mass in Memory of Former University Chaplain

On Saturday 10 September, Leeds Trinity University will be holding a Mass in remembrance of former Chaplain, Fr David Smith. Initially planned for 2020, the 25th anniversary of Fr David’s death, it had to be postponed owing to the lockdown. Fr David was born in...

Feast Day of our Cathedral’s Patroness

26 July is the Feast Day of Our Lady’s parents: St Anne who is Patroness of Leeds Cathedral, and St Joachim.        St Anne and St Joachim: pray for us!

St Wilfrid’s Singers: our newest parish choir!

Children making their First Holy Communion at the Parish of St Wilfrid in Ripon on Sunday 17 July were led in worship by a brand new choir of their peers from St Wilfrid’s Primary School. Accompanied by Organist Chris Davis, Choral Director Will Bruce conducted...