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

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

New Charity offers Dignity in Destitution

LEDAS (Leeds Destitute Asylum-seekers Support) is a new charity, recently granted charitable status. It has been set up by local people, including Catholic parishioners from Leeds. Sally Brown is one of the Trustees and describes how LEDAS aims to offer Dignity in...

Diocese of Leeds on the BBC

This Sunday (3 May) at 7.10am, the BBC Radio 4 Sunday programme will feature the work of the Diocese of Leeds Schools Singing Programme. Diocese of Leeds Music wasted no time in moving their programme of 18 after-school choirs online and continuing their work in 53 of...

First Icon of Saint John Henry Newman?

Could this be the first icon of Saint John Henry Newman? Two years ago, Bishop Marcus was so convinced that Newman would be canonised that in anticipation, he commissioned an icon of Saint John Henry Newman from the renowned iconographer Ian Knowles who founded the...

John Henry Newman Parish Festival

Sun 22 September – Pilgrimage to Newman’s Shrine at the Birmingham Oratory Mon 23 September – Talk 1: Newman and the Sacraments: a guide to the place of Sacraments in our lives (Fr Dennis Cassidy, Diocese of Leeds) 19.00-20.00, St Theresa’s Church,...

Leeds Parish Celebrating England’s Newest Saint

Leeds’s Parish of the Blessed John Henry Newman will be in for a change of name after 13 October, as Newman becomes England’s newest saint! Cardinal Newman (1801-1890), who died 129 years ago today (11 August) is widely considered to be one of the most significant...