Middlesbrough Diocese

Dioecesis Medioburgensis

'In Joyful Hope'

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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

Prayer for the Holy Year of Mercy

Lord Jesus Christ, You have taught us to be merciful like the heavenly Father, and have told us that whoever sees you sees Him. Show us your face and we will be saved. Your loving gaze freed Zacchaeus and Matthew from being enslaved by money; the adulteress and... read more

Advent Prayer Leaflet

The Diocesan Women’s Commission have kindly put together an advent prayer leaflet as a tool for guiding prayer through the weeks of December. It can be downloaded here: Advent Prayer Leaflet... 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.

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Diocesan Priests


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Words from Pope Francis

I come to the Central African Republic as a pilgrim of peace and as an apostle of hope.1 hour ago
I have great hope for Africa, and for the harvest of grace that the Lord is preparing in your midst.16 hours ago
Uganda has experienced the witness of Christian martyrs. May they help us spread the joy of the Gospel without fear.23 hours ago
The world is witnessing an unprecedented migration of peoples. I want to thank Uganda for its generosity in welcoming refugees.2 days ago
May my visit to Africa be a sign of the Church’s esteem for all religions, and strengthen our bonds of friendship.3 days ago
Mungu abariki Kenya! God bless Kenya!4 days ago
All human persons – all of us – are important in God’s eyes.1 week ago