• Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture at Ushaw College

    The annual Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture will be held at Ushaw College at 7.00pm on Tuesday April 29th.
    “A Vision for Excellence: Lay and Ordained Collaboration for a Well-Run Church.”  by Kerry Robinson
    The speaker, Kerry Robinson, is Executive Director of the US National Leadership Roundtable for Church Management, an organisation established in the light of the sex abuse crisis by leaders [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • The Ushaw Lecture Series

    Weds 19 February
    Fr Nicholas Schofield, Archivist, Archdiocese of Westminster
    ‘Ushaw’s Twin Sister: St Edmund’s, Ware, the Douai of the South‘
    Drinks Reception: 5:30pm; Lecture 6.00-7.30pm
    Venue: Main Lecture Hall, Ushaw College
    The Ushaw Lecture Series has been organized with the aim of promoting the archival material and heritage items held at the site. They will act also as a [...]

  • 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
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  • 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 [...]

  • Archbishop named a Cardinal by the Holy Father

    His Holiness Pope Francis, announced that the Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, Archbishop Nichols will be made a Cardinal at the next consistory on 22 February 2014. The announcement came during Pope Francis’ Angelus in St Peters Square this morning, 12 January, in which he created 15 more elector cardinals and three non-elector [...]