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

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

Sr Catherine Houlihan RIP

After a long illness Sr Catherine died on Saturday 23rd February in Birmingham where her funeral took place on Thursday 14th March. She was born in County Limerick in 1923 and made her Final Profession as a Sister of St Paul in 1947. For many years she...

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Bradford’s Friars back on the BBC!

Tune in to BBC Radio 5 Live TODAY at 2.30 pm for the first in a radio series about the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal at Bradford’s St Patrick’s Mission.  For more information, follow the link to the Friars’ Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/StPioFriary/ Why...

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Fr Angelo Phillips RIP

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Fr Angelo Phillips who died today 12th March. May he rest in peace. Please pray for the repose of Fr Angelo’s soul and remember his family and friends in your prayers at this time. Eternal rest grant unto...

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Thoughts on Lent: Our Spring Cleaning

‘Remember that you are dust and unto dust you shall return’.Saying this, the priest on Ash Wednesday marks our forehead with ashes.  It does not seem a very cheerful way to begin a time for spring cleaning!But imagine a room that has been neglected for...

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Jubilarians 2019

Congratulations to all our Jubilarians: those at the Celebration of Priesthood Mass at Leeds Cathedral on 5 March as well as those who were unable to attend. Ad multos annos!  Jubilarians – Priests Diamond (60th) Jubilee Very Rev Canon Thomas O’Connor Rev Fr Lawrence...

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Rev Gerald Hargreaves RIP

Details of the funeral arrangementsThursday, 7th March 5.00pmReception of Fr Hargreaves’ body into the Chapel at Mount St Joseph’s Home, Shire Oak Road, Leeds LS6 2DE followed by Mass.Friday, 8th March 11.00amFuneral Mass, Mount St Joseph’s Home, Shire Oak Road, Leeds...

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Rev Sean Leonard RIP

It is with great sadness that we announce the death on the evening of 21st February of Rev Fr Sean Leonard .Fr Sean was 82 years old and had served the Diocese of Leeds faithfully as a priest for over 58 years.His first appointment was to the Mother of God Parish,...

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