Families Invited To World Meeting

Catholics from England and Wales are invited to visit Dublin for the ninth World Meeting of Families, which takes place from August 21 to 26. Pope Francis is expected to attend the meeting, which has the theme of “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World”....

Could You Volunteer For CAFOD?

Could you help CAFOD’s mission in the Diocese of Middlesbrough by becoming an administrative volunteer? These people play a vital role in helping CAFOD work with thousands of communities across England and Wales. They are often based in a centre in their area and work...

Uniting The World In Prayers For Peace

Pope Francis is asking all people of goodwill to join him in a special Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace for the people of all war-torn nations. And Deacon Jon Dal Din, director of Westminster’s Interfaith agency, is suggesting that Catholics could invite other...

CAFOD Appeals For Love and Compassion This Lent

This Lent CAFOD is inviting supporters to express their love and compassion for our global family through prayer, fasting and giving. The charity has been awarded matched funding for the Lent Family Fast Day appeal, which means donations made between February 13 and...

Thank You From Bishop Terry

I would just like to say a great thank you to everyone who has been praying for me over these last weeks since my accident. As you will probably know, I slipped on the ice while out walking the week before Christmas and severed the tendon in my knee. This required an...

Bishop Terry Facing Knee Surgery After Fall

Bishop Terry is awaiting surgery after slipping on ice and sustaining knee injuries on Monday (December 19). He will require up to four months to recover after his operation, although he will have access to emails during some of that time. As is usual in such cases,...