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

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

Diocese of Leeds on BBC for Feast of the Assumption

On Sunday 15 August 2021 at 8am, one of our priests, Fr Elliott Wright of St Robert’s Parish in Harrogate, will be presenting an act of worship to mark the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which will be broadcast across ALL BBC Local Radio...

St Wilfrid’s Warm Welcome!

This weekend marks a doubly ‘Warm welcome back!’ for parishioners at St Wilfrid’s, Ripon! Not only are all our churches now permitted to start lessening or (if practical) removing all restrictions and pandemic precautions, but St Wilfrid’s...

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...