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

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

Mgr Peter Grant RIP

With great sadness the Diocese of Leeds announces the death of Mgr Peter Grant on 26 December 2023. Mgr Grant was ninety years of age, and died in St James’s Hospital, Leeds after a short illness. Please pray for the repose of his soul and for his family and friends...

Home for Christmas

It is a Christmas paradox that the birth of the homeless is celebrated in almost every home. For Mary and Joseph, there was no room at the inn – but the innkeeper provided them with a temporary shelter, even if only a stable. Be it ever so humble, anywhere the heart...

Praying and Campaigning for Peace in the Holy Land

In the December 2023 edition of the Diocese of Leeds Justice and Peace Commission Newsletter, Carol Burns, who represents the Leeds Diocesan Pax Christi Group, details just some of the things Catholics are doing in support of peace in the Holy Land – in...

Help Friends of the Holy Land’s Christmas Song Reach Number One!

Pope Francis has endorsed Hear Angels Cry, a Christmas song produced by Friends of the Holy Land – and we can all help it reach Number One in the Christmas Charts! Hear Angels Cry is a heartfelt plea for unity, compassion, and the enduring power of hope, even in...