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

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

St Urban’s goes to St Vincent’s

Two of the Faith In Action Group at St. Urban’s Primary School in Leeds (accompanied by members of staff) went to the St Vincent’s Centre on York Road, Leeds recently to deliver all of the food donated by children and families from the school and parishioners...

Golden Jubilee Event in the Dales Diary!

The Golden Jubilee of St Margaret Clitherow in Threshfield, near Grassington was celebrated on the actual date of the church’s 50th Anniversary: Friday 6 October 2023. It is one of only a few churches dedicated to North Yorkshire Catholic convert, wife and...

A Blessing for those in Mourning

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. (Matthew 5:5) Two parishioners at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Huddersfield are using their Elizabeth Prout Bereavement Care training to accompany those mourning loved ones. With the support of Parish...

Inspirational Ideas for the Season of Creation!

The Parish SS Mary & Michael in Settle celebrated the Season of Creation at Masses last weekend. Parishioner and Member of our Diocesan Justice & Peace Climate Action Group, Dr Paul Kelly, has sent this report on just how much laity and clergy can achieve by...

Open Day in the Gateway to the Dales!

Skipton is known as the ‘Gateway to the Dales’ and on Saturday 16 September 2023, the town’s Catholic Church of St Stephen will be opening its own gates, doors and archives to visitors from across Skipton, the Yorkshire Dales – and beyond! From...

From Beda to Bradford

Philip Thornley is currently studying for the priesthood at the Beda College in Rome. Earlier this year he was admitted to the ministry of Acolyte as he continues his journey towards ordination for the Diocese of Leeds. Our picture shows Philip at the ceremony in the...