Category Archives: Appeals and Special Projects

  • Support the Church in Belarus

    Holy Mass celebrated by The Most Reverend Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, Metropolitan Archbishop of Minsk-Mohile and The Right Reverend Terence P Drainey, Bishop of Middlesbrough followed by a talk outlining the situation of the Church in Belarus
    Saturday 8th February 2014 at 12 (noon) at English Martyrs Church, Dalton Avenue York YO23 1JG
    For further information please contact
    or [...]

  • Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking

    The Catholic Church in England and Wales observes the Feast of St Josephine Bakhita, 8th February, as a Day of Prayer for Victims of Trafficking and those who work to combat it.
    ‘The Lucky One’
    Born: 1869 Darfur, Sudan
    Died: 8 February 1947 Italy
    O God, who led Saint Josephine Bakhita from abject slavery to the dignity [...]

  • Year of Faith

    To mark the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, Pope Benedict has asked the Church to celebrate a Year of Faith running from 11th October 2012 to the Feast of Christ the King 2013.
    In the coming months the Catholic Voice will carry details of various Diocesan Celebrations and initiatives to mark [...]

  • Annual Pilgrimage to Walsingham

    [ Saturday October 27, 2012 to Sunday October 28, 2012. ] Bishop Terry will lead the annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham on 27-28th October.

    The cost is £65.00 per person and includes transport, evening meal, bed and breakfast, and Sunday lunch.

    Application forms are available from Kath Gallagher on 01642 850505 ext 258.

  • Modern Day Slavery in Europe

    [ Saturday July 14, 2012; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Middlesbrough Diocesan Women’s Commission (Diocesan Network of National Board of Catholic Women) present a talk by Sr Imelda Poole IBVM who will speak on ‘Modern Day Slavery in Europe: An Approach to the Work of Anti-Trafficking in Europe with Particular Insights from Albania and the Southern Balkans and with reference to the Olympic Games’

    At St [...]

  • Please Help the Fellowship

    Lloyd’s TSB Bank, through is seeking to help local charities.
    Please use this opportunity to help the Middlesbrough Catholic Fellowship which helps disabled children and teenagers. The Fellowship is open to any denomination.
    Please also vote by text to 61119 and writing VOTE TS4 in the message section. You will get an acknowledgement within minutes that [...]

  • Relics & Roses

    A Film by Michael Whyte
    This attractive film about the relics of St Thérèse to this country is a sensitive exploration of devotion in the Catholic community. The excellent editing allows for moments of humour and great insight, posing important questions about life and faith.
    Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster
    Given unique access to the first [...]

  • Revision of the Text of the Mass

    It’s funny how things can strike you, even when it’s completely out of context. During the recent state visit to England of US President Barack Obama, one political commentator said: “An event of this significance needs to galvanize our two bureaucracies to come up with something to say to make it all worthwhile” – [...]

  • Putting principles into Action

    On Saturday 12th March, people from across our Diocese gathered at the National Science Centre in York for a Day Conference entitled ‘Big Society or Broken Britain’.

    Chaired by Bishop Terry, the Conference opened with a rousing presentation by Ampleforth old boy and HBOS ‘whistle-blower’ Paul Moore, who outlined the reasons he, a person in a [...]