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  • Postgate Walk and Rally

    The annual Postgate Walk and Postgate Rally will be taking place on Sunday 13th of July. Details below.
    Join Fr William Massie and our diocesan seminarians
    Walk from Egton Bridge to Ugthorpe (approx 5 miles)
    Register at Saint Hedda’s, Egton Bridge from 10.15 am
    Walk starts at 10.45 am
    Terrain is not suitable for buggies of wheelchairs.
    Saint Anne’s Ugthorpe (Outdoors, weather [...]

  • Ushaw Lecture Series – ‘Vatican II, Women’s Religious Life and Generational Differences’

    The above Lecture will take place on Wednesday, 18th June 2014 and will be given by Dr Carmen Mangion (Birkbeck, University of London) at Ushaw College.
    All lectures in the series are free but you must register for your free ticket with Susan Royal at Should you be concerned about public transport links from Durham City [...]

  • Middlesbrough Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2014

    The Diocesan annual pilgrimage to Lourdes is soon to take place. Whether travelling to France or staying at home let us keep each other in prayer during this month particularly dedicated to Our Blessed Mother.
    Live broadcasts from Lourdes can be found here:
    Photo credit: Giorgio Minguzzi

  • Canonisation of Blessed Pope’s John XXIII and John Paul II

    The Canonisation of Blessed Pope’s John XXIII and John Paul II will be screened live at cineworld in Middlesbrough. Bring your 3D glasses!

    For those looking for some spiritual sustenance see the following link:

  • Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham 2014

    This year’s annual pilgrimage to Walsingham with Bishop Terence takes place 11-12 October. We have 90 places booked and they will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. This year there are a few en-suite rooms which are available for an extra charge. The basic cost is £75 which includes return coach fare, [...]

  • Upcoming Ushaw Lectures

    The Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham has further Lectures to be held at Ushaw College. Please see the flyer below for further details.
    Ushaw Lectures Easter II

  • A Small Step!

    The Bishop of Middlesbrough has responded to a request from Pope Francis by opening churches for Confessions in Middlesbrough, York and Hull on Saturday 29 March for a period of thirty-six hours in total.
    The request has been addressed to every Bishop in the world to ensure at least one church in their care remains open [...]

  • Bishop’s Letter to the Tablet

    The Bishop of Middlesbrough has sent a letter to the Editor of the Tablet following the publication of an article entitled “England and Wales bishops give voice to radical hopes for Vatican’s synod on the family”
    The text of the letter is as follows:
    I am very grateful that you were able to publish the full comments [...]

  • 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 [...]