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

Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes Mass and future Lourdes Masses

We would like to welcome all Lourdes Pilgrims and all Helpers both past and present to join our Lourdes family at the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes Mass at the Cathedral on Thursday 11th February at 6.30pm to be followed by tea/coffee/biscuits after Mass and a chance... read more

Safeguarding and the Catholic Church in England and Wales

All allegations of abuse reported to the Church in England and Wales are immediately passed on to the police. The Church works closely and cooperatively with the statutory authorities as these allegations are investigated. Following this investigation, which follows... 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

Jesus is waiting for us and wants to heal our hearts of all that tears us down. He is the God who has a name: Mercy.43 mins ago
May the Lord help us overcome the temptations of wealth, vanity and pride which seek to destroy the truth of the Gospel.2 hours ago
Lent is a time for reconsidering our feelings, for letting our eyes be opened to injustice, to open our hearts to those suffering.3 hours ago
Simply looking at you, O Mother, to have eyes only for you, looking upon you without saying anything... https://t.co/CEBGRLC7ZJ10 hours ago
Mary is the woman who says yes, a yes of surrender to God, a yes of surrender to her brothers and sisters. May we follow her example.23 hours ago
Mexico has a young face. This makes it possible to contemplate and plan for a future, for a tomorrow. This offers hope.1 day ago
Dear Mexican friends, you are in my heart. Let us put our trust in the Blessed Virgin of Guadalupe who always looks on us with tenderness.2 days ago

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