Middlesbrough Diocese

Dioecesis Medioburgensis

'In Joyful Hope'

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Our Lady of Perpetual Help

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Feast Day 27th June

Home of Blessed Nicholas Postgate

‘The Moorland Martyr’

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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...

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Bishop Terry

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

Lourdes

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

Publications

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

When we are feeling sad, when it feels like everything is going wrong, we should remember: “God loves me. God never abandons me”.15 hours ago
May the Holy Spirit grant peace to the whole world and heal the wounds of war and terrorism.2 days ago
We always need to rediscover God’s love and mercy in order to develop our relationship with Him.3 days ago
I pray for all the victims of the attacks of these days. May the blind violence of terrorism no longer find room to exist in this world!4 days ago
May nothing stop you from living and growing in your Heavenly Father’s friendship, and from witnessing to His infinite goodness and mercy.6 days ago
Mary’s Assumption regards our future: it turns our gaze heavenward announcing the new heaven and new earth with Christ’s victory.1 week ago
The journey of entrusting ourselves to the Lord begins every day, starting each morning.1 week 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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