Tributes Paid To Much-Loved Priest

Tributes have been paid to a much-loved priest whose ministry included service in Middlesbrough, Hull and East Cleveland. Canon Bill Madden (left) died at the age of 81 in Conna Nursing Home in County Cork, Ireland, on Monday April 10. He was born on May 9 1935 in...

Priest who ministered to prisoners and the sick

A priest who ministered to prisoners and the sick while serving five parishes in the Diocese of Middlesbrough will be flown home to his native Ireland for burial after a funeral Mass in Whitby. Father Joe Brennan died at 6am on Saturday March 7 in the Whitby Court...

Tributes paid to Canon Gerry

Tributes have been paid to Canon Gerald Cox, who has died at the age of 80 after serving parishes throughout the Diocese of Middlesbrough across five decades. Canon Gerry was born in Hull on July 11 1934, the son of Albert and Catherine and brother of Peter and John....

Fr Dan Cahill RIP

The Diocese of Middlesbrough reports the death of Father Dan Cahill who served St Patrick’s Parish in Cannon Street, Middlesbrough as a greatly loved and much appreciated Parish Priest for twenty two years and who also served in Staithes, Ugthorpe and Whitby. The...

Canon Thomas Nugent R.I.P.

The death has occurred in Ireland of Canon Thomas Nugent. As a young priest, Fr Nugent served in our Diocese at St Mary’s, Grangetown and St Peter’s, Scarborough 1954-1956. He then returned to his native Diocese of Waterford and Lismore. He died in Lismore...