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’

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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

If God is present in our life, the joy of bringing the Gospel will be our strength and our happiness.21 hours ago
Jesus looks for us and invites us to make room in the inner reaches of our heart. Do we realize it?2 days ago
I am happy to have visited Armenia, the first nation to accept Christianity as its religion, and I thank all for the welcome. #PopeInArmenia3 days ago
May the Armenian Church walk in peace and may the communion between us be complete. #PopeInArmenia3 days ago
The sufferings of the Armenians are our own, they are the sufferings of the members of Christ’s Mystical Body. #PopeInArmenia4 days ago
The commitment to full unity and cooperation among all the Lord’s disciples is like a radiant light in a dark night. #PopeInArmenia5 days ago
Please accompany me with your prayers during my apostolic journey to Armenia.6 days ago

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