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

Parishes

Department Info

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...

read more

For Those In Peril On The Sea

If you were asked to name occupations that were most essential to daily life, your list might include doctors, police and fire officers, farmers and other food producers. But would you ever think of including seafarers? Most of us probably never give a thought to the...

read more

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

If we are faithful to Christ and do good works, we can spread the light of God’s hope.7 hours ago
The Gospel invites us first of all to answer to God, who loves us and saves us, and to recognize Him in our neighbor.1 day ago
I appeal for peace and disarmament: in this world wounded by violence, we need fraternity among peoples.2 days ago
Hope is the virtue of a heart that does not close itself in darkness or remain locked in the past, but looks towards the future.3 days ago
Let us work together to find concrete solutions to help the poor, refugees, victims of modern forms of slavery, in order to promote peace.4 days ago
Let us find the courage to purify our hearts by removing the rocks and thorns which choke the Word of God.5 days ago
The more Jesus occupies the centre of our lives, the more He allows us to come out of ourselves and brings us closer to others.6 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

Diocesan Statistics

Parishes

Schools

Diocesan Priests

Religious