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

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

A Celebration of God’s Creation at Our Lady of Kirkstall

Nearly 200 parishioners of Our Lady of Kirkstall, Leeds, came together on Sunday 25 June for an afternoon that celebrated God’s creation.  Inspired by Pope Francis teaching in Laudato Si and organised by the parish Live Simply group, the event was intended to bring...

Diocesan Gold Medal for Sr Anne!

Bishop Marcus celebrated the Vigil Mass for Vocations Sunday at St Malachy’s Church in Halifax where he presented Sr Anne Taylor, of the Cross and Passion Sisters, with the Diocesan Gold Medal for her sixty-three years of service in the Diocese of Leeds. Sr Anne was...

Warm Space Wednesdays at St Urban’s this Winter!

St Urban’s Catholic Church in Headingley has always been a warm and welcoming place – and now it’s official, as the church joins the Leeds ‘Warm Spaces’ scheme! Warm Spaces are places where people can gather for free in a warm, safe,...

Batley Carr Celebrates Cardinal Roche’s Visit

Follow the link to an excellent article about Cardinal Arthur Roche’s recent visit back to his home parish of St Joseph’s, Batley Carr, by Adam Cheshire of the Dewsbury Reporter:...

Worthy Memorials for Selby’s Parish Priests

Overlooking the nearby planting of a Memorial Poppy Cross on the family grave which named a son ‘lost’ in the Great War, was a dirt-ingrained, uneven grave topped by a leaning headstone which invited further investigation. This was discovered to be that of Fr John...