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’

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Funeral Takes Place For Father Michael

A priest who served for half a century in two parishes in the Diocese of Middlesbrough will be buried in his native Ireland after a funeral service in Hull. Father Michael White died at the age of 82 in Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham at 5.10am on Friday October...

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Tributes Paid To Father Pat

Tributes have been paid to a Hull-born priest who served at the Ministry of Justice in London as the Roman Catholic Church’s senior advisor on prisons. Father Pat Cope, who was 59, passed away at his home in Tyburn Convent just a few weeks after being diagnosed with a...

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Let Us Love, Not With Words But With Deeds

Message of Pope Francis for the First World Day of the Poor, Sunday November 19 2017 Pope Francis has called on Christians around the world to serve the poor, writing in a document launching a new World Day of the Poor. The title of the message is taken from John’s...

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Bishop Terry

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

Lourdes

The official Middlesbrough Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage website

Schools' Services

News from around our schools and colleges, including OFSTED and Section 48 reports

Adult Formation & Evangelisation

News and events information from around the diocese

Photo Stream

The official Diocese of Middlesbrough Flickr account

Publications

Download our monthly diocesan newspaper the Catholic Voice and the annual Year Book

Saint Mary's Cathedral

The Mother Church for the Diocese of Middlesbrough

Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Grace

The Marian Shrine for the Diocese of Middlesbrough

Words from Pope Francis

We need to encounter the poor and learn how to share so that it becomes a way of life.24 hours ago
Poverty is not an accident. It has causes that must be recognized and removed for the good of so many of our brothers and sisters.2 days ago
Faith is a great life companion, allowing us to feel the presence of a Father who never leaves His creatures alone.3 days ago
Nothing and nobody can block the light that Christ puts in our hearts and on the face of His friends.4 days ago
A Christian can never be a pessimist!5 days ago
We cannot change the world alone, but together we can spread the joy of the Gospel by staying close to those most in need.6 days ago
Let us remember in our prayers all those who, with dedication and spirit of sacrifice, care for those who are ill.7 days ago

LORD of the Harvest,

BLESS young people with the gift of courage to respond to your call. Open their hearts to great ideals, to great things. 

INSPIRE all of your disciples to mutual love and giving – 

for vocations blossom in the good soil of faithful people.

INSTILL those in religious life, parish ministries, and families with the confidence and grace to invite others to embrace the bold and noble path of a life consecrated to you.

UNITE us to Jesus through prayer and sacrament, so that we may cooperate with you in building your reign of mercy and truth, of justice and peace. Amen.

                                                – Pope Francis

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