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

With the weapons of love, God has defeated selfishness and death. His son Jesus is the door of mercy wide open to all.2 hours ago
God can fill our hearts with his love and help us continue our journey together towards the land of freedom and life.1 day ago
In a broken world, to communicate with mercy means to help create closeness between the children of God.2 days ago
The feast of the Most Holy Trinity renews our mission of living in communion with God and all people on the model of the divine communion.3 days ago
Each one of us can be a bridge of encounter between diverse cultures and religions, a way to rediscover our common humanity.4 days ago
The firm commitment for human rights springs from an awareness of the unique and supreme value of each person.5 days ago
Loving and forgiving are tangible and visible signs that faith has transformed our hearts.6 days ago

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