Middlesbrough Diocese

Dioecesis Medioburgensis

'In Joyful Hope'

expectantes beatam spem

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Principal Diocesan Patron

Feast Day 27th June

Home of Blessed Nicholas Postgate

‘The Moorland Martyr’

Sunday Mass Times


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Asylum Seekers Can Step Into Our Shoes!

Young asylum seekers arriving from war-torn Syria and other troubled parts of the world will be helped to blend into in their new surroundings thanks to kind-hearted Teesside churchgoers. More than 70 pairs of trainers were donated, as well as £300 in cash, after an... read more

Relics Of Saint Anthony Venerated In Middlesbrough

The relics of one of the one of the Christian church’s best-known saints will visit Middlesbrough for one day during a tour of Great Britain. As part of the celebrations to mark the jubilee Year of Mercy, two relics of Saint Anthony of Padua will be venerated at Saint... read more

Bishop Drainey

Bishop Terry’s pastoral letters, voice articles and homilies available in one place


The Official Middlesbrough Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage Site

Schools' Services

News from around the Diocesan schools and colleges including OFSTED and Section 48 reports

Adult Formation & Evangelisation

News and events information from around the Diocese.


The Diocesan Youth Mission Team

Catholic Voice

The monthly Diocesan news publication made available online

Saint Mary's Cathedral

Mother Church for the Diocese of Middlesbrough.

Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Grace

The Diocesan Marian Shrine for Middlesbrough Diocese.

Words from Pope Francis

Dear young people, stay united in prayer so that this WYD may be rich with spiritual fruits. See you tomorrow! #Krakow20168 hours ago
Dear young people, let us offer the world a mosaic of many races, cultures and peoples united in the name of Jesus! #Krakow20161 day ago
Dear young people, I bless your journey towards Krakow: may it be a pilgrimage of faith and fraternity. #Krakow20161 day ago
Let us remember the elderly and the sick who in the summer months are often more alone and can be in difficulty.1 week ago
I pray for the victims of the attack in Nice and their families. I ask God to convert the hearts of the violent blinded by hate.2 weeks ago
Vacations offer a time to rest and to restore the spirit, especially through a more quiet reading of the Gospels.2 weeks ago
During this month my audiences are suspended, but I do not stop praying for you, while I ask that you please pray for me!3 weeks ago

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