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

May my visit to Africa be a sign of the Church’s esteem for all religions, and strengthen our bonds of friendship.23 hours ago
Mungu abariki Kenya! God bless Kenya!2 days ago
All human persons – all of us – are important in God’s eyes.1 week ago
I am happy to pray today with the Lutheran community in Rome. May God bless all who work for dialogue and Christian unity.2 weeks ago
I am deeply saddened by the terrorist attacks in Paris. Please join me in prayer for the victims and their families. #PrayersForParis2 weeks ago
As Christians, we are called to imitate the Good Shepherd and to help families experiencing difficulties.2 weeks ago
Vanity not only distances us from God: it makes us look ridiculous.4 weeks ago