Bishop Terry Facing Knee Surgery After Fall

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,...

Funeral Takes Place For Father Michael

A priest who served for half a century in two parishes in the Diocese of Middlesbrough will be buried in his native Ireland after a funeral service in Hull. Father Michael White died at the age of 82 in Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham at 5.10am on Friday October...

Tributes Paid To Father Pat

Tributes have been paid to a Hull-born priest who served at the Ministry of Justice in London as the Roman Catholic Church’s senior advisor on prisons. Father Pat Cope, who was 59, passed away at his home in Tyburn Convent just a few weeks after being diagnosed with a...

For Those In Peril On The Sea

If you were asked to name occupations that were most essential to daily life, your list might include doctors, police and fire officers, farmers and other food producers. But would you ever think of including seafarers? Most of us probably never give a thought to the...

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...

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,...

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...

Website Aims To Secure Churches’ Future

A new website that makes it easy for churches and chapels in Yorkshire and the Humber to look after their architectural heritage has been launched. MaintenanceBooker www.maintenancebooker.org.uk was set up by church buildings support charity the National Churches...

News of Royal School of Church Music Events

Dr Craig Cartwright, Area Chair of the RSCM reports: Come and Sing Choral Vespers, Middlesbrough Cathedral, February 4 2017 Our first event of 2017 will see us back in the atmospheric surroundings of Middlesbrough Cathedral for a service of Choral Vespers. The...

Papal Medal For Dedicated Mary

A Thornaby parishioner has been given a prestigious papal award for her dedicated community work. Mary Frankland was presented with the Benemerenti Medal, which is awarded for long and exceptional work in the Catholic church. The retired teacher was given a standing...

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