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

Apostleship of the Sea Annual Pilgrimage to Holy Island

The Annual Day of Prayer & Pilgrimage to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne is on Saturday 11 June 2016 led by Bishop of Salford, Rt Rev John Arnold. All are welcome to join the day of prayer for seafarers and the Apostleship’s work with seafarers. Parish groups... read more

New Ingelby Barwick Church prepares for Dedication

The Catholic community in Ingleby Barwick are preparing for the official opening of their new church, 22 years after the parish was founded. The Bishop of Middlesbrough, the Right Reverend Terence Patrick Drainey, will dedicate the church to St Thérèse of Lisieux on... 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

We are stewards, not masters of our earth. Each of us has a personal responsibility to care for the precious gift of God’s creation.2 hours ago
By receiving the Eucharist we are nourished of the Body and Blood of Jesus, and by entering us, Jesus joins us to his Body!1 day ago
Remain steadfast in the journey of faith, with firm hope in the Lord. This is the secret of our journey!2 days ago
Mary is an icon of how the Church must offer forgiveness to those who seek it.3 days ago
Jesus gives himself to us in the Eucharist, offering himself as spiritual food that sustains our life.4 days ago
With the weapons of love, God has defeated selfishness and death. His son Jesus is the door of mercy wide open to all.5 days ago
God can fill our hearts with his love and help us continue our journey together towards the land of freedom and life.6 days ago

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