Middlesbrough Diocese

Dioecesis Medioburgensis

'In Joyful Hope'

expectantes beatam spem

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Principal Diocesan Patron

Feast Day 27th June

Home of Blessed Nicholas Postgate

‘The Moorland Martyr’

Sunday Mass Times


Department Info

Funeral For Long-Serving Hull Priest

The funeral of a priest who served the Catholic population of Hull for half a century will take place in the city on Friday June 23. Canon Michael Davern died on Saturday June 10 at the age of 93. Born in Elton, County Limerick, on March 31 1924, he attended St...

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Fatima Statue Visit Draws Near

There will be opportunities for both individual and group visits when the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima and relics of St Jacinta and St Francisco come to our diocese. The visit will begin on Saturday September 9 at St Charles Borromeo in Hull,...

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Bishop Terry

Bishop Terry’s pastoral letters, Voice articles and homilies available in one place


The official Middlesbrough Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage website

Schools' Services

News from around our schools and colleges, including OFSTED and Section 48 reports

Adult Formation & Evangelisation

News and events information from around the diocese

Photo Stream

The official Diocese of Middlesbrough Flickr account


Download our monthly diocesan newspaper the Catholic Voice and the annual Year Book

Saint Mary's Cathedral

The Mother Church for the Diocese of Middlesbrough

Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Grace

The Marian Shrine for the Diocese of Middlesbrough

Words from Pope Francis

Charity is more authentic and incisive when it is lived in communion.20 hours ago
Joy multiplies when you share it!2 days ago
If we are faithful to Christ and do good works, we can spread the light of God’s hope.3 days ago
The Gospel invites us first of all to answer to God, who loves us and saves us, and to recognize Him in our neighbor.4 days ago
I appeal for peace and disarmament: in this world wounded by violence, we need fraternity among peoples.5 days ago
Hope is the virtue of a heart that does not close itself in darkness or remain locked in the past, but looks towards the future.6 days ago
Let us work together to find concrete solutions to help the poor, refugees, victims of modern forms of slavery, in order to promote peace.7 days ago

LORD of the Harvest,

BLESS young people with the gift of courage to respond to your call. Open their hearts to great ideals, to great things. 

INSPIRE all of your disciples to mutual love and giving – 

for vocations blossom in the good soil of faithful people.

INSTILL those in religious life, parish ministries, and families with the confidence and grace to invite others to embrace the bold and noble path of a life consecrated to you.

UNITE us to Jesus through prayer and sacrament, so that we may cooperate with you in building your reign of mercy and truth, of justice and peace. Amen.

                                                – Pope Francis

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