Category Archives: St Clare of Assisi

  • Installation of Four Canons

    New Canons for the Diocese of Middlesbrough were installed on Tuesday 1st March, the Feast of St David. Canons David Grant, John Loughlin, John Lumley and Gerard Robinson were accompanied by the Cathedral Chapter and the Council of Priests. They were installed by the new Provost, Very Rev Canon Michael Ryan, and Bishop Terence Patrick [...]

  • Fellowship Mass Cancelled

    The Handicapped Fellowship Mass which was due to have taken place today (Sunday 19th December 2010) at 3pm in St Clare’s Church, Brookfield, Middlesbrough has been cancelled due to the snow and the freezing conditions.

  • Thank You Wynne!

    Parishioners of St Clare’s Church were graced with beautifully bright autumn afternoon for a special Mass of thanksgiving for one of the parish’s founding parishioners, the much-loved Mrs Wynne Hughes, who is leaving the parish and the diocese to be nearer to her family.

    For decades Wynne has worked tirelessly, in her own quiet and unassuming [...]

  • Fr Tony Barry – a tribute by Monsignor Ricardo Morgan

    Homily delivered at Fr Tony’ Requiem Mass
    A week ago today (11th August), the Church celebrated the feast of St Clare of Assisi. So inspired by Francis, she too left everything and took up a life of poverty. A life of poverty which, like that of Francis, has continued to attract thousands of others – not [...]

  • Fr Tony Barry RIP – an obituary by Dr Jim Whiston

    Fr Tony (John Anthony) Barry died unexpectedly on the afternoon of 11th August in James Cook Hospital, Middlesbrough, just months after his 90th birthday. He was born in Edwinstowe, Nottingham, but the family moved to St Joseph’s parish, Middlesbrough, and he was educated at the Marist College. After finishing school, he spent some time working [...]

  • Father Tony Barry R.I.P.

    [ Tuesday August 17, 2010; 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Wednesday August 18, 2010; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] At 3pm on Wednesday 11 August 2010, the feast of St Clare, Father Tony Barry returned to the Lord. May he rest in peace.

    Fr Tony was born on 6th February 1920 and arrived in Middlesbrough from Nottinghamshire. The family lived in St Joseph’s parish in Marton Road, and following his primary and secondary education at [...]

  • On the move

    News of the movement of clergy which is to take place in late September.

  • Serving Beneath Mary’s Banner

    The Legion of Mary, an international organisation, open to men and women, young and old, in which successive Popes have expressed an interest, has a number of branches in the Diocese of Middlesbrough.
    Each branch’s weekly meeting concerns itself with prayer and work. The prayer gives meaning to the work and the work gives meaning to [...]

  • Did you know…?

    that at St Clare’s six people are ready to become Roman Catholics?
    that there are six more people who want to say “Yes!” to God
    and that you can hear Fr John Paul Leonard’s homily of welcome to the six catechumens on-line at the St Clare’s web site, or by using one of the links below

  • Marion Carroll at St Clare’s

    [ Monday April 21, 2008; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Marion Carroll was dying and was instantly cured at Knock Shrine in Ireland on 3rd September 1989. Marion gives her testimony at the Healing Mass on Monday 21st April, 7pm at
    St Clare of Assisi
    Low Lane