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

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

A New Book from Cardinal Roche

His Eminence Cardinal Arthur Roche has published a new book called The Gardens of God. The book is dedicated to his brother priests and contains reflections preached by the Cardinal “to fellow priests and bishops in different parts of the world” and the book reminds...

Urgent Appeal for Mount St Joseph’s Care Home

The Little Sisters of the Poor have launched an Urgent Appeal for funds to keep Mount St Joseph’s Care Home in Headingley open and safe until all the residents have been settled in new homes. The sixty-two elderly residents at Mount St Joseph’s Care Home have been...

BBC Radio 3 Choral Vespers – LIVE from Leeds Cathedral!

On Wednesday 31 January at 4pm (repeated at 3pm on Sunday 4 February), the Senior Boys, Senior Girls, Schools Scholars and Choral Scholars of Leeds Cathedral Choir join forces in a broadcast of Choral Vespers live from Leeds Cathedral on BBC Radio 3...

Very Rev Canon Joseph Smith RIP

It is with great sadness that we announce that Canon Joseph Smith died on the morning of 25 January in hospital. Please pray for the repose of his soul and for his family and friends at this time. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon...

Report on the successful 40 Days for Life Leeds Autumn 2023 Campaign

The 40 Days for Life Leeds Autumn Campaign 2023 ran from 27 September to 5 November. Chris Redding is the local 40DFL Campaign Director in the Diocese of Leeds and his Report is summarised below: Summary: We had a peaceful prayerful presence outside MSI Leeds abortion...

PACT welcomes Bishop Marcus to HMP New Hall

Theresa Alessandro from Pact (the Prison Advice and Care Trust) recently welcomed Bishop Marcus to the women’s prison in Flockton and has sent this report: ‘Pact are brilliant. They help me to stay positive. They’ve helped me a lot.’ This is what one of the...