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

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

St Joseph: Patron of the Universal Church

Today is the Feast Day of St Joseph: earthly guardian of Our Lord, spouse of His Blessed Mother, Mary, and Patron of the Universal Church. He is claimed as the Patron Saint of families, fathers, expectant mothers, explorers and travellers, immigrants, house sellers...

Cathedral Choirs CD played on BBC Radio 3

Today, on BBC Radio 3, the Leeds Cathedral Choirs’ recording of the ethereal sacred music of Arvo Part’s The Beatitudes was played by Private Passions presenter, Michael Berkeley, for his guest the economist Tim Harford.  Follow this link to the programme...

Giving ALL Children a Voice!

Thanks to funding from a charitable foundation, Diocese of Leeds Music is now recruiting for a number of new full-time positions to further our programme of evangelisation through Music and Liturgy. The funding, from the Hamish Ogston Foundation, is restricted to the...

Keep Calm and Carry on Singing!

Diocese of Leeds musicians are keeping singing on both the education and evangelisation agendas, with the return of their Royal Philharmonic Society Inspiration Award-winning daily YouTube singing sessions!   As soon as the new national lockdown was announced, the...

Cathedral Launch of 2021 Leeds International Organ Festival

Happy New Year from LIOF! This Sunday, 10 January, Leeds Cathedral Organist, David Pipe performs Olivier Messiaen’s La Nativité du Seigneur to launch the 2021 Leeds International Organ Festival. This is an online event and will be live-streamed at 7 pm from...

Sing Carols@Home!

Bishop Marcus warmly welcomes you to join him and our Diocesan Choirs for Carols@Home: the Seasonal version of this summer’s popular Hymns@Home. Gather the household around and sing together in our subtitled virtual Carol Service premiering on YouTube channel...