Becoming Dementia Friendly /

Catholic Care began its journey to becoming Dementia Friendly in 2016 and continues to work towards this goal. We have two trained Dementia Friends Champions, Rachel and Helen, and have run a number of Dementia Friends Information Sessions for both our staff and members of parishes within the Diocese. Our latest two sessions took place Read More

Visit to the Piece Hall, Halifax /

On a windy and cool September morning, nine members of the Friendship Group that meets at Wheeler Hall, along with two volunteers and one staff member, met at Leeds Railway Station to set out on our trip to the Piece Hall in Halifax. A number of our members had not been on a train for Read More

The Big Breakfast Club meets sporting legend /

Last week the Big Breakfast Club in Skipton broke from their usual gathering time and had lunch at the Devonshire Arms, enabling them to go to the Sporting Memories event afterwards at next-door Dyneley Barn. They heard ex-professional footballer and star of BBC 1’s ‘Class of ’92: Out of Their League’ Gareth Seddon speak about Read More

Bird Talk /

At St Winfried’s Soup Lunch and Friendship Group in Bradford this Wednesday we were treated to an informative talk from John Preston about garden birds. Every day is a school day and we learnt many things! John spoke for nearly and hour about the recorded information we have about our garden birds and how we Read More

A special birthday treat /

It was a very special day on Tuesday 9th October at St William’s Lunch & Friendship Group in Bradford for Gerry Sullivan! Gerry was 90 years young and following Holy Mass for Gerry’s intentions a party was held in the St Williams Church hall. Gerry and his wife Marlene were joined by their two sons Read More

Thursday and Friday Friends visit Millstones /

An early autumn outing was arranged for the Thursday and Friday Friends older people’s groups in Huddersfield to Millstones near Harrogate. The group arrived to a welcome hot drink followed by a look around the farm shop. It was soon on to a delicious two course lunch followed by a musical quiz, a couple of Read More

A fine example of churches working together /

The congregation of the Moravian Church in Horton, Bradford, have been keen supporters of the Gianna Project for a few years now. In previous years, they have taken part in our Christmas Appeal, ‘When a Child is Born’, enabling us to place a Moses basket in their church and inviting us to share the wonderful Read More