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

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

Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Diocese of Leeds Music

Music-lovers amongst the Great Yorkshire Public have spoken – and have sung the praises of our Diocese of Leeds Schools Singing Programme, as for the first time ever, the Royal Philharmonic Society allowed the public to nominate musicians who had inspired them during...

Bishop Marcus Blesses Beeston’s New Organ

At 5pm on Sunday 11 October, Bishop Marcus, assisted by Fr Sean Crawley and Fr Timothy Whitwell (Parish Priest of St Maximilian Kolbe Parish) blessed the newly-installed organ at St Anthony’s Church, Beeston, before Benjamin Saunders (Diocesan Director of Music)...

Arts Professionals Inspired by Schools Singing Programme

Diocese of Leeds Schools Singing Programme Director Tom Leech was approached by ArtsProfessional to write a piece for their magazine, sharing the joys and challenges of his particular part of the Arts world, with its two distinct elements of Liturgical Music and also...

Inaugural Concert for St Anthony’s New Organ!

Only a few tickets remain for a significant and long-awaited musical event in Beeston when at 5pm on Sunday 30 August Catherine Harris will give the inaugural recital on the newly-installed organ at St Anthony’s Catholic Church. Tickets are FREE and available...

Leeds Choral Directors Help Their Fellow Professionals

Tom Leech, Director of the Diocese of Leeds Schools Singing Programme (SSP) has given his insights into running an online choral programme during lock-down to the UK’s professional body for musicians, the ISM (Incorporated Society of Musicians). Read the full...

Hymns at Home: One Diocese, Many Voices – Sunday 12 July at 3pm

​We can’t sing hymns in church at present – but we can sing Hymns at Home! Bishop Marcus is pleased to introduce Hymns at Home: One Diocese, Many Voices. The ‘Songs of Praise Big Sing’-style video will be premiered on Diocese of Leeds Music’s Schools...