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

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

From CEO to OBE: King Charles Honours St Gemma’s Hospice

St Gemma’s Hospice Chief Executive, Kerry Jackson, has been awarded an OBE in the King’s New Year Honours list for services to palliative and end of life care. St Gemma’s, of which the Bishop is a Patron, is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for its...

St Gemma’s Hospice keeps the Feast of its Patron Saint

A month after the Hospice marked the 45th anniversary of its opening by Bishop Wheeler, patients and families, staff, supporters and the Sisters of the Cross and Passion welcomed Bishop Marcus to St Gemma’s Hospice to celebrate Mass for the Feast of St Gemma...

Diocesan Gold Medal for Sr Anne!

Bishop Marcus celebrated the Vigil Mass for Vocations Sunday at St Malachy’s Church in Halifax where he presented Sr Anne Taylor, of the Cross and Passion Sisters, with the Diocesan Gold Medal for her sixty-three years of service in the Diocese of Leeds. Sr Anne was...

Diocesan Bereavement Care

The Sisters of the Cross and Passion at the Briery Retreat Centre in Ilkley have launched a new Diocesan Bereavement Service supported by Bishop Marcus. Elizabeth Prout Bereavement Care, named after the founder of their order, now has fully trained bereavement...