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  • Mental Health Awareness and Action

    When hearing the stories of people experiencing mental distress or mental health problems, in our families, amongst our friends, or in our parish communities, how do we react?
    How accepting and welcoming are we?
    What are we afraid of?
    What is our role as Church?
    Interested? Come along to any of the following meetings;

    Tuesday 24th [...]

  • Passing on our Faith – Pilot in the Diocese

    Middlesbrough Diocese have now completed the pilot of   the third phase of the Bishops’ Conference Celebrating Family Project, ‘Passing on the Faith’ – listening to the views of priests, catechists, teachers and families – contributing to a national conversation, and working on strategies/resources that support parents/families in their faith journey.     The 10 pilot sessions were held [...]

  • CEDAR: Catholics Experiencing Domestic Abuse

    Domestic Abuse Working Group (DAWG)
    The Bishops Conference Department for Christian Responsibility have a Domestic Abuse working group (created in October 2008).  Members are drawn from the MFL Project Office, the Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service, Catholic Social Action Network and the Natioanl Board of Catholic Woman.  This group  are working on the development of a resource [...]

  • Households of God: Celebrating Family Study Day

    Households of God: A community of love! God is with us!
    A gathering of 72 people from around the Diocese – priests, catechists, relationship counselors, midwives, teachers and assistants, parent support workers, marriage prep providers, chaplaincy workers, aunts, uncles, cousins, parents & grandparents  met in  Easingwold on a sunny Saturday in early Autumn, in a warm, [...]

  • Parenting Programmes: Leading with Confidence

    The Celebrating Family Project worker will offer Group Leader training for anyone interested in offering Parenting support in schools – get a group together (8-10 maximum), and Caroline Dollard will give a two-day training, with 10 hours of guided learning based on the excellent Diocese of Hallam Caring Servies course material.
    Course content:

    Parenting: an introduction – [...]