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

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

Icons in Memory of Parish Clergy

Parishioner and fundraiser Mark Wilson has presented his Parish of St Jeanne Jugan with two specially-commissioned icons of Our Lady of Unfailing Help. The Icons were given to the churches of St Urban’s and Our Lady of Lourdes in loving memory of all the clergy who...

Gold Award for Blooming Rothwell!

Congratulations to the Parishioners of St Mary’s, Rothwell and their Parish Priest, Fr Eamon McGeough, on the Gold Medal awarded to the church in this summer’s Leeds in Bloom competition!  

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...

Leeds Diocese hosts Eritrean Catholic Youth Retreat

On 28 July the Diocese of Leeds welcomed around 180 young people from the Eritrean Catholic community to the Holy Rosary Church at Chapeltown in Leeds. Coming from as far afield as London, Cardiff, and Newcastle, many of the young adults travelled up the evening...

Young Writers Competition: Winners Announced!

At the end of the summer term the Diocesan Vicariate for Education invited Year 6 children in our diocesan primary schools to enter a short story competition. The stories were designed to be read by their fellow pupils in Year 3 and the writers were asked  to use The...