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


Department Info

Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes Mass and future Lourdes Masses

We would like to welcome all Lourdes Pilgrims and all Helpers both past and present to join our Lourdes family at the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes Mass at the Cathedral on Thursday 11th February at 6.30pm to be followed by tea/coffee/biscuits after Mass and a chance... read more

Safeguarding and the Catholic Church in England and Wales

All allegations of abuse reported to the Church in England and Wales are immediately passed on to the police. The Church works closely and cooperatively with the statutory authorities as these allegations are investigated. Following this investigation, which follows... 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

Entering through the Holy Door means discovering the depths of the Father’s mercy, who seeks each of us personally.4 days ago
God wants to live amidst his sons and daughters. Let us make space for him in our hearts.1 week ago
Mary, Mother of Jesus, help us to share the wonders of the Lord with all whom we meet on the way.1 week ago
As Christians, we cannot be self-centred, but must always be open to others and for others.2 weeks ago
In today’s society, in which forgiveness is so rare, mercy is ever more important.3 weeks ago
The Gospel calls us to be close to the poor and forgotten, and to give them real hope.3 weeks ago
Every Christian community should be an oasis of charity and warmth in the midst of a desert of solitude and indifference.4 weeks ago

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