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


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Connecting To The Saints

Father Mario Conte spoke to us about the practice of venerating the relics of saints and the worldwide devotion to St Anthony during his recent visit to Middlesbrough’s St Mary’s Cathedral… I always explain it in a very simple way – a relic is a way... read more

Asylum Seekers Can Step Into Our Shoes!

Young asylum seekers arriving from war-torn Syria and other troubled parts of the world will be helped to blend into in their new surroundings thanks to kind-hearted Teesside churchgoers. More than 70 pairs of trainers were donated, as well as £300 in cash, after an... read more

Relics Of Saint Anthony Venerated In Middlesbrough

The relics of one of the one of the Christian church’s best-known saints will visit Middlesbrough for one day during a tour of Great Britain. As part of the celebrations to mark the jubilee Year of Mercy, two relics of Saint Anthony of Padua will be venerated at Saint... 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

Consoling those who suffer we are able to help build a better world.13 hours ago
New forms of slavery such as human and organ trafficking, forced labour, and prostitution are true crimes against humanity.4 days ago
Mercy does not just mean being a “good person” nor is it mere sentimentality. It is the measure of our authenticity as disciples of Jesus.6 days ago
Where there is love, there is also understanding and forgiveness.1 week ago
Never abbandon prayer, even when it seems pointless to pray.1 week ago
Through the cross we can touch God’s mercy and be touched by that mercy!1 week ago
I entrust you to the maternal care of our Mother who lives in the glory of God and is always by our side on our life’s journey.2 weeks ago

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