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

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

Crowned in Castleford: Queen of the Angels & Queen of the May!

On the 12th day of the month traditionally dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Castleford crowned Our Lady ‘Queen of the May’! At the Church of St Joseph – ‘her spouse most chaste’ – Mary was honoured by parishioners of all ages,...

Blessings for Batley, Birstall and Beyond!

During this Year of Prayer in preparation for the 2025 Jubilee of Hope across the Universal Church, we are encouraged to spend as much time as we can in Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament. At St Mary of the Angels in Batley, a congregation of around 150 from St...

Hope Springs Eternal: Presbyteral Conference 2024

Priests from across the Diocese of Leeds came to our Diocesan Pastoral and Conference Centre at Hinsley Hall on 14 and 15 May for their annual Presbyteral Conference. This year, the Conference was led by Mgr John Armitage who is Vicar General of Brentwood Diocese,...

Lord Mayor of Leeds visits Hinsley Hall

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr Al Garthwaite was welcomed by Bishop Marcus on a visit to Hinsley Hall. Accompanied by Lord Mayor’s Consort, Jane Howarth, two of her Student Mayoral Consorts, Tommy Shaw and Yuvaraj Parmar, together with Mark Lenton, the...